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  1. 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.

          8 votes
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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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              • Theme creation

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

                33 votes
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                • Colored Emoji on all phones

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

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

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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...

                            6 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • A setting for Flow to adjust word prediction accuracy for either speed or precision.

                              Insert a setting for "Flow" that is similar to "Swype" that allows an adjustment for word prediction accuracy based on a user's preference to be fast or precise. I prefer to be fast, but the accuracy is too high and causes large undesirable words to appear in place of simpler more common words I was trying to type.

                              8 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Delay for the 3 predictive words

                                Have been using this Keyboard for months, hoping that one day this feature will be implemented, I will explain.

                                The prediction and autocorrector is so awesome that right now most of my mistakes just come because of hitting the predictive words unintentionally when I'm not finished writing the word itself.

                                Why please not add a delay when pressing the 3 top words, configurable or not of about 500ms or so. That way I will write almost perfectly.

                                Thanks for your work

                                14 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 12 votes
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                                  • Halloween-themed keyboards

                                    I'd love to see a Halloween-themed keyboard package that includes: (1) A vampire-themed keyboard that bleeds as you type; (2) A ghost keyboard whose letters temporarily disappear as you type; and (3) A seance keyboard that randomly spells messages as if it's a Ouija board.

                                    7 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • For the Farsi/Persian keyboard

                                      Hi. Please add a direct key for zero-width non-joiner (ZWNJ), encoded in unicode as U+200C. Like the one in Google-Keyboard. This key would be very useful to write the correct form of many words in Persian.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Red pulse, black and red themes

                                        Red pulse, a real red and black theme like the pink ones that were just added.

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                                        • 12 votes
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