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  1. 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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    • Swift Key constantly changes words that I type.

      Girl's name 'JILL' keeps being changed to KILL.

      Dictation time is only a second or two. There is NO available time control. Terrible!~!!!!

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        1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Option to make "Hold backspace" or "swipe left" delete only the last word when a multiple-word prediction was selected

        Hi. When typing fast I got used to choosing a two word prediction where only the first word is correct, then swiping left to delete the last (wrong) word and keep typing. Now swiping left deletes the whole two-word prediction. This should be user-configurable.

        6 votes
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          1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Change size of each key according to user heatmap

          Under "user statistic" a heatmap could be generated in order to see which buttons are pressed in what accuracy.
          The idea is to implement an personalised keyboard which changes the sizes of the buttons according to the heatmap.
          So for example if the button "x" is your weak button it should appear bigger on the keyboard and so on...

          4 votes
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          • Please restore the three predictions in thumb mode on tablets.

            Prior versions showed three predictions in thumb mode on tablets. Bring that back. Why are two better than three?

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Create a "Red & Black" Pulse Theme?

              Can you please create a "Red & Black" Pulse Theme, similar to the Pink & Yellow Pulse themes?

              6 votes
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                0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Translation. Keyboard

                If there was a keayboard input method like ation keyboard for indic languages. Like kannada (like translation keyboard in 'indic keyboard' app from swatantra malayalam) it would be easier for typing.

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                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 4 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • LARGER button spacing

                    This might be best accomplished as a purchasable theme. I find the buttons appear cluttered sometimes. Especially with a bigger phone, some added padding between the buttons would give the illusion of space, making it easier to eyeball your next button push.

                    I know not everyone will be a fan of this, hence why I suggested this might be best as simply an add on theme. That simply has the illussion of space, which I believe is all that is needed.

                    I think this could be a toggle just like adjusting the height of buttons is currently an option.

                    10 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Number row quick toggle

                      I wish there was a way to quickly toggle the number row off and on without having to dive into the settings menu.

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                        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Update Android's Nickel Dark Theme to Match the iOS Release

                        With the release of SwiftKey on iOS 8, I see screenshots of a new Nickel Dark theme. But the one on Android doesn't have the same bevel, icons, or spacing. When will this updated theme be available for use on Android?

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                          0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make an Apostrophe using a swipe on comma key

                          SwiftKey needs a flow-worthy apostrophe key! If you're a Flow user, having to stop the flow to choose the correct option from the prediction/autocorrect bar severely impacts the efficiency of using Flow for words that can be spelled both with or without the apostrophe, i.e. dogs (plural) vs. dog's (possessive), or I'll (I will) vs. ill (sick), or we're (we are) vs. were.

                          I suggest using the comma key, which doesn't currently have a flow-able action assigned to it anyway (touch for comma, touch and hold for voice typing) into an apostrophe when used during Flow typing. Simply swipe through…

                          43 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Theme creation

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

                            33 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add languages without prediction overlap to the maximum of three

                              Hi, I currently need to use French, English, and Spanish simultaneously. I understand the need to keep the maximum number of languages to three. Otherwise the prediction would get quite messy. I am currently taking a Russian course and it appears that there is no prediction overlap between the three languages above that use the latin alphabet and the Russian, which uses an entirely different keyboard. Would it be difficult to add a language which has no prediction conflict potential to the maximum 3 languages? I currently have to go into the settings and remove one of my default languages…

                              4 votes
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                              • Colored Emoji on all phones

                                Colored Emjios on all phones (specifically the Samsung Galaxy S3)

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                                • 4 votes
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                                  • Need a way to add plural

                                    When you type a word and need to and a s. SwiftKey should remove the space automatically. Can be used for pass tense as well eg ... ed added. Also when adding..... ing

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Auto suggest the current date

                                      When I begin type what I know will be date e.g. "20" use one of the prediction slots for current date "2014-09-11".
                                      Obviously consult local format, which would have to consider 11/09/2014 if I was to type 11, or American 09/11/2014.

                                      Also don't remember previous dates, unhelpful in my experience.

                                      7 votes
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                                        0 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.

                                        87 votes
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                                        • Allow me to dismiss auto-correction for any given word, a la the iOS system keyboard

                                          This would solve a number of frustrating issues with SwiftKey, including typing URLs (google.com, not www.google.com, no one uses 'www.'; anymore), email addresses (bob.smith@gmail.com), abbreviations such as "i.e.,", etc...

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