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  1. 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.

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      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      • 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!

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        • Use Dragon Voice instead Google Voice

          Google Voice has some disadvantages when using other language than English: it cannot recognize punctuation marks if spoken.

          Dragon Voice service can do that and I've tested it using Swype with German and Romanian.

          It really helps me to dictate with minimal interaction with the touchscreen. It's very useful especially when driving or for the people with visual impairments.

          6 votes
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          • By being able to say "delete, capitalized, send," and stuff like that and it does it for you

            By being able to say "delete, capitalized, send," and stuff like that and it does it for you

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            • let the mobile listen during typing process

              Let the mobile listen to the user during the typing, so the device will detect the word from the user by two ways from keybord and microphone each process compleat each other so user could print easyer and faster, also there is no need for auto correction becouse the devise will take the text from two input way to have more accurate text free of mistakes and more faster than before.

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              • Manually set currency (over Locale)

                I've just read your useful article about changing the system locale to get shortcuts for the right currency and so on

                However, my build only shows a general "English" option as system language which seems to be obvious localised for the US

                Since Android is an OS existing in various different builds for different devices, I'd suggest to add a simple option to override the system locale and to follow SwiftKey's language selection instead, ie: English (UK) - > £

                Or let the user decide what currency to use as favourite. That might be helpful for the Irish, as they…

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                • 18 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.

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                    • Floating button to introduce text by voice

                      Floating button to introduce text by voice to avoid the opening of the full keyboard that reduce the reading space

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                      • Bring back .com button!

                        Please bring back com button, its really usefull for me.
                        Make it optional to show/hide for who need or not.

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                        • can you release swiftkey for windows phones

                          More people are purchasing windows phones now with the cricket and would really appreciate an awesome keyboard to be on windows phones.

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                          • Turn prediction off for specific apps

                            It would be great to be able to turn predictions off for specific applications. When entering names into Contacts, the prediction makes it difficult. Same thing with URLs in Chrome. It would make sense that this would be an advanced setting.

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                            • Minimal Black Theme with labeling the second keys.

                              Minimal Black Theme with labeling the second keys.

                              6 votes
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                              • 6 votes
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                                • When thumbs mode is active, give horizontal resize option... My thumbs dislike reaching so far.

                                  The resize option is nice with the height of the buttons, but the buttons are too wide for my thumbs to comfortably reach. Making the height and width proportionate in resizing would be visually appealing and easier to maneuver.

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                                  • Insert a key, which inserts a often used emailadress. :)

                                    I often have to write my own emailadress at the login on webpages.
                                    It would be nice, if there would be a special key, which inserts the email, that is saved for the key.

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                                    • 4 votes
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                                      • Split second characters in Spanish

                                        In spanish keyboard, the period key (.) include like second character "¡", "!", "¿", "?" and ",". There are to mucho characters for a simple menu. Can you split and put some ones in the "," key?

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                                        • Option To Remove Number Pad

                                          I would like the option to remove the number pad allowing the space to be filled with more symbols. I feel this would be of great use to users who already enable the number row feature.

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