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  1. Scientific Mode

    "Scientific Mode" like the calculator. Have the option to turn on a feature (whether in the options or a long press) that allows for easy Greek, Math, and coding symbol usage. This would be helpful for engineering and computer science students working with computational mobile software.
    Another example: it's a pain getting to the "^" symbol when working with DE's.

    31 votes
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      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Auto complete names and email id's based on my phone/Gmail contacts like stock Samsung keyboard.

      Auto complete names and email id's and numbers based on my phone/Gmail contacts like. This feature is already there in my stock Samsung keyboard.

      1,618 votes
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      • 26 votes
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          2 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • How about programming the software to reject mistakes that a typist has repeatedly corrected by back-deleting & then retyping.

          The choice most often typed in after the correction, could become the one that the software inserts automatically.

          178 votes
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          • I need the swipe method to work for all websites like Quotev

            I want the swipe method to work for websites like Quotev or in other words, the swipe method to be universal so I can use it on every single website

            16 votes
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            • Personal word library

              Adding a personal word library where you can add your own slang words that won't affect other users word suggestions.

              17 votes
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              • 2,451 votes
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                  45 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Long press and slide to select smiley

                  After long pressing the enter key (without releasing) sliding your finger to the desired smiley and releasing should select that emoticon. It appears this feature was lost in a recent update.

                  646 votes
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                    18 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Please add an АЗЕРТЫ Russian keyboard for French-speaking users used to AZERTY Keyboard

                    Please Could you add a АЗЕРТЫ Russian keyboard for French-speaking users used to AZERTY Keyboard like the most above one on the picture http://tnit.fr/bd/claviers.jpg .

                    5 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add an option to bring back the enter (new line) key instead of the send message key

                      With the newest version I really miss the enter key in many applications, could you add an option to replace the 'send' key with 'enter' or 'new line' key! The option should be for phone and Tablet layouts!

                      688 votes
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                        9 comments  ·  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.

                        57 votes
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                        • Hold swipe to delete multiple words.

                          I just switched back to SwiftKey after being on fleksy for a few months and I miss some of the gestures like being able to hold a left swipe to keep deleting words until you let go. I also miss the ability to swipe up to change the predicted word but maybe that's taking too much from fleksy.

                          21 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • How do i switch from Legacy Version to V5?

                            How can I switch from the Tablet/ Legacy Version to the new SwiftKey 5 Version while keeping the learned Dictionary / predictions and my stats?

                            22 votes
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                            • Theme creation

                              It would be great to be able to create our own SwiftKey themes

                              17 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • S-Pen / Handwriting Integration

                                Integrate the S-Pen (or any other handwriting to text inputs) handwriting to text functionality into SwiftKey. This should include a means of activating handwriting input from the SwiftKey keyboard by either long-pressing a key in the same fashion that we are currently able to activate the voice input key on the comma button, or by toggling it via the dedicated SwiftKey settings button (or through some other genius SwiftKey way, you guys are awesome!). The integration of a stylus/handwriting input should obviously include SwiftKey's word prediction engine. PLEASE DO IT! IT WOULD BE AMAZING!

                                20 votes
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                                • Option to turn off emoji graphics

                                  The graphic emoji aren't useful when sending to non-Android devices. I'd like the option to turn these off and go back to old-fashioned emoji like :-) which work on any platform.

                                  17 votes
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                                  • Enable fast and direct access to „?“ and „!“ by long press on “,” and “.” without to glide in subsequent dialog

                                    Current preselection of “.” after long press on “.” is redundant, as the “.” can be selected directly! Also there is no reason for the “,” in this subsequent dialog (can also be selected directly). Long press of “,” is actually not used. That’s why long press on “,” and “.” could serve to directly access “?” and “!” by preselection and thus improve efficiency.

                                    580 votes
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                                      13 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Update the Holo theme with white text to match Android 4.4

                                      Along with Android 4.4 came the updated Google Keyboard, and I just think the Holo theme for SwiftKey should be updated with white text instead of blue to match the new design. I would start using the theme if it was like that, I love the color in the new Google Keyboard

                                      607 votes
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                                        6 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow more than 3 active language modules.

                                        I imagine this is a reasonably rare usage scenario but those of us who speak and communicate with 3+ languages would surely benefit from the option of having more than 3 active language modules. Thank you.

                                        13 votes
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                                        • Emoji plugin to match iOS

                                          Please create a plugin that gives SwiftKey iOS style emoji. There are tons of lesser keyboard apps that give this functionality, but SwiftKey doesn't? Outrageous!

                                          8 votes
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