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  1. 6 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Fix the Enter key on Google Hangouts

      So far I have only encountered this issue in Google Hangouts and not with any other app. When I press the "enter" key the default option should be to enter a space and start a new line. Instead the default option is to leave a smiley face. This is frustrating. If I press the "enter" key in any other app it will also start a new line.

      60 votes
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        3 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Personalization without Cloud Sync

        Personalization settings should be separated from Cloud Sync. Not everyone wants to use Cloud Sync yet everyone does want to use one or all the personalization options.

        630 votes
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        • Long press delete

          To delete a Word it has been very comfortable to hold the delete button an I could stripe from right to left and back ! Every distance I stripe I delete the next character.

          In this way I could fast delete part of a word or stripe back to undelete a character.

          I hope you understand my idea.

          Sry for my bad English :)

          19 votes
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            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Don't capitalize after "..."

            Please don't automatically capitalize after "...", which is used to indicate a pause, not an end of sentence.

            Thanks!

            1,014 votes
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              13 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hello community,

              I just wanted to point out that we do have a dedicated key that inserts an ellipses and it does not capitalize the following word.

              You can access it by tapping the 123 key > longpress the period key and you’ll see it as one of the secondary options.

              Thank you all for your continuous feedback and suggestions.

            • A "no prediction or autocorrect" switch

              Typing urls or specific code with autocorrect is a nightmare. In some apps SwiftKey will insert the correction as soon as you lift your finger making editing impossible. This isn't a new problem there are old requests on here and it's my biggest complaint, I can switch to another keyboard but then why switch back to SwiftKey?

              35 votes
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                1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Auto-Correct "Undo" Button that Learns

                There should be a button to undo an auto-correct. While helpful most of the time, auto-correct can be frustrating when it "corrects" a word into something the user doesn't want. Having a simple undo button would alleviate this frustration, and the software could learn that when auto-corrected text is followed by an undo, that specific auto-correct suggestion should not be used in the future.

                10 votes
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                • Add a small button at the extreme right of prediction bar to "display more" in swype and standard mode

                  Because mode prediction is "time consuming", it could be a good idea to activate it only "on demand", when the user is not happy with the current prediction.
                  If a small button on the prediction bar can be pressed (or swype to) to display more possibilities, everybody will be happy. It's not time consuming and give the opportunity to the user to see more possibilities.
                  It will also be very interresting in swype mode! Swype to this little button open a new suggestion list...

                  25 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • incognito mode

                    you should add a privacy mode in order not to save words we type when privacy mode is enable.

                    in this mode we gotta see top suggestions, but swiftkey doesn't have to save what we write.

                    for example if i wanna visit some of those sites (you know what i mean) it's absurd that there is no way not to let swiftkey learn those words.

                    even if i wanna write a particular sentences to joke or in dialect and i don't wanna swiftkey to save that.

                    so please, add a privacy mode and when you enable that you see top…

                    9 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Please don't auto correct my possessive. For example "taylor's" auto-corrects to "Taylors". I spent 450ms putting it in. I want it.

                      Special characters like apostrophe and hyphen should be treated as if the are intentional since the take so long to enter. "Deal-breaker" should not be corrected to "deals breaker"

                      2,057 votes
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                        SwiftKey Cloud (4.2) has now been released to market! This version of SwiftKey includes improved backspace behavior which should fix this issue in many (but not quite all) circumstances.

                        If you have previously purchased SwiftKey, you should be able to update for free (use the same account and app store).

                        See our blog post for more info: http://www.swiftkey.net/en/blog/swiftkey-cloud-launched/

                        Thanks for your support!

                      • No autocorrect for text entered manually character by character (suggest but don't do it automatically)

                        I often use my device to enter linux terminal commands, not natural language and SwiftKey insists on auto correcting me, even if I type the characters in manually instead of swiping.

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                          1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Provide swift key for Windows Phone

                          Dear SWIFTKEY Developers ,
                          Many people are switching to windows platform now a days. as nokia is producing powerful phones now . and most of people who used swift key are missing it very much.
                          therefore I kindly request you to please develop swift key for WP8.
                          Lord _YRP

                          34 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • qwerty alternative

                            I really like swiftkey

                            but qwerty was not made for swyping
                            swyping in a language with long words is frustrating (like dutch).
                            The reason is the passing of so many superfluent characters.

                            I tried to make a key layout that serves swyping better.
                            Because I can't program for android, I made a rudimentary test on desktop pc where the pc-mouse is used for swyping.

                            The layout uses 2 rows (nouns and pronouns?) both of which have a very well known sequence (the alphabet)
                            Passing of superfluent characters is unnecessary.
                            Though swyping with a mouse is really difficult, I get the…

                            7 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Create option to turn turn off swipe to delete

                              Create an option to turn off the " swipe to delete" feature. I've never used it purposely but often use it accidentally, much to my frustration

                              18 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 1,281 votes
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                                • Arrow keys disappeared after 4.3 on phone version (tertiary panel)

                                  After I've upgraded to SwiftKey v4.3 on my phone I've found the bad news: arrow key have disappeared from the tertiary panel (i.e. when you press 123 button and then press the {&=).

                                  Please, I want the arrows back! They're very useful to edit a long URL in the browser window and when using ConnectBot.

                                  I know that the arrow buttons can be enabled with the "arrow key visible" setting, but this adds a line on the keyboard which TAKE SPACE.
                                  I want the arrow keys only when I need them, where they were on the previous versions.

                                  106 votes
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                                    12 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • add a layout with full qwerty+numpad (on left) like full pc keyboard

                                    add a layout with full qwerty+numpad (on left)+function keys; like full pc keyboard

                                    9 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Ability to use flow half way through tapping a word.

                                      At the moment you can either use flow to type a word, or you can tap the word. It would be great if while tapping the word you can complete the rest of that same word using flow. There is an app called hipjot that is available on the Cydia store that does this. This seems like the next evolution for swift key.

                                      15 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Support multiple RSS-feeds.

                                        Can you please add support for multiple RSS-feeds for learning new words?

                                        9 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Lojban

                                          Lojban is a constructed language spoken by admittedly few compared to most natural languages, however because it is constructed based on a fairly small set of words, and a set of logical rules, building the rules and dictionary for it should hopefully be relatively simple by comparison!

                                          A couple of minor rules about capitalization and punctuation are actually the most significant annoyance when typing in lojban. (Sentences start with ".i", everything is lowercase, common use of the ' character.)

                                          24 votes
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                                            3 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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