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  1. 96 votes
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      9 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add option to put the period/fullstop key on the left next to the comma - I always hit the period key accidentally

      Like many others on this forum, I am regularly accidentally typing a period when i mean to push the space bar.

      I assume I have the "longer space bar" referred to here since that is an old ticket (http://support.swiftkey.net/forums/116689-ideas-and-suggestions/suggestions/2035377-make-the-spacebar-longer?page=1&per_page=20) but that hasnt helped me much.

      A simple option in the Layout menu to put the period on the left of the keyboard would solve the problem for me because i almost always use my right thumb to do a space.

      15 votes
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        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Not working

        My swiftkey isnt working but i still got it plz help me get it back, its so depressing without it, ive restarted my phone so many times, ive checked swiftkey settings but still nothing

        3 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Emoji predictions: publish a list of the words corresponding to each emoji symbol

          When "Emoji Predictions is turned on in the Settings, and one types certain words, an emoji representing it is shown in the Predictions Bar. For example, type "car" to get a car-symbol emoji, or "plane" to get an airliner-emoji.

          It would be great if the Swiftkey team could publish, on their website, a list of all the words which result in a emoji being shown in the word predictions bar.

          That way, we would look up and learn which words we need to type to quickly get to the emoji we want to use.

          11 votes
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            2 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Black and red theme (not berry)

            Can we have a black and red theme like neon or pitch that has a red characters on black keys.

            4 votes
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              0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • keyboard configuration

              can you create a way for people to literally customize their keywords, meaning decide where to add the space bar or move the letters and numbers in a way that can make it faster to type? that way everyone can customize any number of ways and still have the opportunity to purchase the background or color of the keyboard. just a suggestion. thanks.

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                1 comment  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Please add Sybyr keyboard.

                Hello! Add Sybyr keyboard , please.
                İn native language "Sibirca". Letters Ââ, Ôô, Ûû, Îî, İi, Ŋŋ, ɣ (and big ɣ), Çç, Şş, .....
                I sent you two pictures (example looks like the keyboard) in the mail (hello@swiftkey.net)
                I can send you two pictures (example of keyboard look).
                Contact me, please.

                7 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • ROLL BACK TO THE TRIAL VERSION.

                  Everytime you update the Swiftkey gets worst now its auto selecting the wrong word! ROLL BACK TO THE TRIAL VERSION.

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                    1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Stop predicting others' added names, cities, foreign and "popular" words that I've never used!

                    I'm tired of having SwiftKey predict words such as "Raja", "oui", or the ridiculously unlikely "async_load" and "Aung" that just predicted while I was trying to SwiftKey this post.

                    I understand that SwiftKey (not "Saudis", or "s.src") could have trouble differentiating between the words "post" and "past", but a lot of these predictions are way out there, and not even in my default language of English. I'll be switching back to Swype keyboard until I can SwiftKey an email without removing from MY dictionary eight words that I have never used in conversation, let alone in written text.

                    9 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Hold down on a predicted word to get more options

                      I'd love the option to be able to hold down on a predicted word to get the full range of options for endings to that word. So many times I'll get two or even three options and none will be the one I want... eg. If you get the word bike as a prediction, you could hold down on it to get a drop down of bikes, biked, biking, biker etc. That would be ace.

                      6 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Traducir mientras escribo

                        Hola. Se podría traducir al idioma que quiero mientras escribo en mi idioma? eso estaría genial ya que podría comunicarme con cualquier persona del mundo

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                        • Nastaleeq Script for Arabic, Persian, and Urdu.

                          SwiftKey would be much more awesome if there are various scripts for languages.

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                            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Be more like ginger

                            Ginger Keyboard + Page has quick dial options for correct grammar and spelling as well as definitions translations and much more I paid like 5.99 for swiftkey but when I saw it I liked it so I downloaded it and it's awesome but there only downfall is that your keyboards are definitely faster and have better self correct settings so I did delete it and keep you guys but you guys need to step your game up before they do that's all I'm saying

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                              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Please add support for editing options like cut, copy, and paste in SwiftKey. Swype keyboard has these options. Also, why doesn't Swiftkey

                              Please add support for editing options like cut, copy, and paste in SwiftKey. Swype keyboard has these options.

                              Also, why doesn't Swiftkey flow detect errors in swiping? If I misspell a word while 'flowing', shouldn't it realize and suggest the word that I meant instead of what I actually flowed? Swype does this really well.

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Marvel Comic Edition Theme Pack

                                It would be amazing if you made a Marvel Comic Edition Pack. Which the themes were the colors of the superheroes. For Example a blue, and black theme for Spider-Man. 

                                8 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Sicilian

                                  Please add a sicilian dictionary. According to Wikipedia there are almost 5 million native speakers...

                                  21 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Please make colons and semicolons move like

                                    Could you please make colons and semicolons automatically delete the space before it? I have not seen a time where either mark should ever have a space before it. I otherwise adore using SwiftKey. If you can do it with periods, commas, and question marks, I have to believe it can be done with these marks as well.

                                    Please and thanks googogs and bunches!

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Don't destroy comments/ideas when merging with others

                                      When a user posts an idea and it is merged with a "simalar" idea, it appears you delete the "merged" comment/idea.

                                      I checked. Everything I wrote appears to have simply vanished, even though I included several suggestions that were not in the "idea" you chose to "merge" mine into. Nothing appears under "my comments" nor "my ideas" nor in the list of comments in the prevailing "idea". This is both counter productive ans insulting. At the least, you could include the user's "idea" as a new comment under the "similar" idea that you "merged" it into.

                                      Obliterating it is not…

                                      6 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Middle finger emoji

                                        Recently the Powers That Be released 800 new emojis. The only one I want is the "Middle Finger" one. Please consider adding it to yours. it's probably the only one I would ever use.

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                                          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Personal word library

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

                                          30 votes
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