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  1. Changing emoji fonts?

    Despite having an Android phone, I hate the Android emoji fonts package! Can we have the option to use :-) again or even have other font packages available like IOS or WhatsApp fonts........

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Spacebar double-tap now puts a period @ beginning of line

      The latest update changed the behavior of the spacebar double-tap. It now puts a period @ the beginning of a line. Please bring back the old behavior.

      Here's an example. I use a notepad app to save personal notes. I organize my data like this:

      Category 1
      Indent a few spaces

      Another category
      . The latest change adds that period

      And another category
      - If I have multiple entries
      - I separate each entry
      - with an indented dash

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      • 6 votes
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          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Ad check mark

          Ad a check mark

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          • Add left arrow and right arrow on the number row

            I know there is an option to enable four arrows on the bottom row, but in my opinion it is a bit of a waste of space. This isn't a big requests, but I've modified the app to have the left arrow left of the "1" and the right arrow right of the "0" and it works quite well. There is also the option to use volume keys but I find an on screen button to be better

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              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Predict question mark

              The apps hould learn to predict question mark after certain words/phrases.
              Example:
              When i write "How are you", one of the predictions should be "?".

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              • Hiding keyboard

                Hiding keyboard should be made easier because when I swipe down to try and hide they keyboard it doesn't really work maybe a button that can hide it would be better

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                • 14 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Can I select and fix the icon on the keyboard? the fixed ones are just a little uncomfortable.

                    Can I select and fix the icon on the keyboard? The fixed ones are just a little uncomfortable.

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                      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Quick Voice Dictation

                      Checkout this UX video I made on how swipe gestures with the spacebar could enable better voice dictation integration. http://www.wideo.co/view/4131211404379659760

                      Swipe up on spacebar and release to trigger voice dictation mode. Swipe up and hold to dictate, and release or swipe down to stop dictating.

                      If you're in dictation mode, allow me to press and hold the mic button vs tapping so that I can dictate in small bursts allowing me to collect my thoughts and put together sentences or instructions in a more natural manner.

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                        1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Stop forcing me to download new themes just for my loyalty!

                        I don't care about themes, I just want functionality. I gave up and I am installing the free themes, but just because I am really annoyed and tired of ignoring the "redeem your prize" messages. Stop it please!

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                        • New layout

                          I love this keyboard, I would like a theme that has the keys spaced out a little more (looks like the default keyboard on a Samsung Galaxy S3, S4 or S5).
                          I also think we should be able to edit our personal dictionary, there's some words that it learns when we use them, but I don't need them popping up in the first suggested list every time I type.

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                            0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow correcting two words after split.

                            One of the most annoying behaviors of SwiftKey is: autocorrect splits the word you've typed into two words. Most of the time it does so incorrectly, after all 'space' is a hard key to miss. You press backspace to correct the error, but the SwiftKey acts as though it didn't just split the word you've typed. It offers suggestions for the last word only (the second half of the word you were trying to type). Obviously all of these are useless. You are forced to delete both words and start over.

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                            • Do long press icons like Fleksy

                              At least on themes that don't show the long press icons next to the associated number, (like spotlight and minimal themes), can it be changed where when I long press, I can see all of the long press icons and slide between them like Fleksy?

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                                0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 1 vote
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                                • Add some simple graphics

                                  We need 2 colored ribbons. Yellow for veterans and pink for ****** cancer.
                                  And I really want a rubber ducky.

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                                    0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Auto-correct word to likely suggestion upon hitting "send"

                                    When typing on the iPhone, if you hit "send" in a SMS/MMS text message, if there is a word it is suggesting, it automatically corrects without the user needing to choose the word it is suggesting. This would be great--if I send the message "Want to go to the mobied", I would like Swiftkey to auto correct "mobied" to "movies" upong hitting send.

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                                      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Please stop spamming me. I have all notifications off and continue to get notices. Will go back to goog keyboard as the next try.

                                      The app is exceptionally noisy and it's getting annoying enough that I'm getting ready to try off as a way to get Swiftkey to leave me alone about the lang packs. Please stop.

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                                      • Posibility of avoid ******* emoticons

                                        Give us the option for disable emoticons. I hate it

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                                        • Can't save uncapitalized words in some cases

                                          I keep auto-capitalization disabled because I use my mobile device mainly for chatting and I use to split the same sentence in different messages, so they don't require capitalizing - however there are some words that end up capitalized everytime, no matter what. Words such as Android, Facebook and some italian words (that probably are spelled the same as some English proper names) always get saved with capital letter, even if I remove them from my dictionary to add them back without capitalization. This can get quite annoying because the message gets inconsistent as there are some words that do…

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