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  1. Danish mixes det/der, et/er ALL the time, making most of my sentences wrong.

    Det means it, der means there, et means a/one, er means is.

    These are VERY commonly used words (it/a/there/is) and it is possible to know which of the words is the correct one from the context.

    I expect that Swedish and Norwegian (being very related languages) suffer from similar issues).

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    • Personalize accent for the long press

      Add the option to choose which accent or number will appear first after a long press. So you can choose for every character which accent or symbol you want. E.g. in german it could be very useful to have a "ä" instead of a "@" by long pressing the "a" button.
      This would save a lot of time for me, Thanks!

      17 votes
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      • Keep predicted Emoji after punctuation

        A lot of time i put some puntuaction at the end of a phrase but when i do that i lost the last Emoji prediction.
        For example:
        "Is today your birthday?" When i write "birthday" i have the emoji prediction of a cake but when i put the question mark i have predictions only for the next phrase.
        So, should be very nice to have the possibility the keep the Emoji prediction after the punctuation.
        Thank you.

        9 votes
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          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Move the SwiftKey symbol above keyboard to the right so that it won't throw you of everytinme you're looking to switch to the numbers or sym

          Move the SwiftKey symbol above keyboard to the right so that it won't throw you off everytinme you're looking to switch to the numbers or symbol and have to stop to think if the SwiftKey icon represents settings or if it represents symbols. I've been usingSwiftKey for a couple years now and it still throws me off every single time.

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          • 2 votes
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            • Remove redundant period and comma keys

              put period in long key press for comma key or reverse, and give separate key for question mark and exclamation in its long press.
              there is already comma key with no long key press option and period key long press has comma , period , question and exclamation mark.

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                0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Please stop adding a space and completing a word when I enter a period!

                In a worls with periods for many types of entries, such as urls, entering a space after every period makes it almost impossible to enter some words.

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                  0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 9 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Only lowercase mode

                    I have big problem with unnessesary uppercase words (words beginning with a capital letter) in your Turkish dictionary. I tried delete that words and rewrote them. Just nothing changed. This is so serious situation for me and this reduces my write speed badly. Please help me!

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                      2 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Swype to delete

                      Possibility to swype to delete a word or a sentence

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                        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • option to autocorrect on enter(new line)

                        I have trouble spelling the last words in a sentence as the enter key just adds a new line and doesn't autocorrect the previous word

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                        • Application specific keyboard layout

                          Can application specific keyboard layout be implemented in SwiftKey? Like when I open Android Terminal Emulator, arrow keys will be enabled automatically even if it is disabled globally?

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                            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • make the sensor area for shift, backspace and space smaller so they are not accidentally pressed when typing...

                            If the sensor size of these keys were reduced so that only the bottom half of the space key worked, for example, then this would avoid the very common problem of pressing these keys accidentally. Perhaps this could be user defined as a percentage of the original size.

                            When pressing a for example, a good percentage of the time the shift key is accidentally pressed. Of only the bottom left of this key was sensitive then accidental pressing would be greatly reduced but purposeful pressing would be still possible... for example:

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                            =#

                            Whet the = is the only sensitive…

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                              15 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Two complete keyboards, side by side, may be better than split keyboard.

                              Using the split keyboard often requires shifting our attention, our eyes and our finger action at unnatural times. Please consider offering an option with dual COMPLETE keyboards, side-by-side. They would look like and be sized similarly to the current split keyboard layout but would allow the user to more naturally stretch for a key or to go to the other side when convenient.

                              With both the full and split keyboards, stretching (with thumbs) is often impossible. With dual keyboards we would have the choice to stretch for key on the current keyboard we're using or to switch to the other…

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                                1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Emoji - Long press Enter key.

                                In: Settings>Layout one can choose the superfluous option, "Enter Key: Always long press for emoji." That seems to be the default anyway, even when that box is unchecked! I hate emoji and never use them. It would be great to have the option to turn that particular long-press function off completely.

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                                  1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Bring Back Punctuation Prediction!

                                  +1 on punctuation predictions. I miss this feature immensely after v4 (I believe); it literally saved me seconds off each message I sent. It's especially helpful not having to hold and slide for punctuation when you're moving, walking, exercising, in the passenger seat of a car - basically in any environment/situation where the phone is not being held stably.

                                  So Swiftkey team, please bring this awesome feature back!

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Must add all four directional arrow keys to compact keyboard on tablet. Can accommodate them on the phone keyboard, so please fix this!

                                    The fix made to add right and left arrow keys to the extended board on tablets is unsatisfactory, as is having to access a second keyboard by tapping 123. It is essential that the compact form of the keyboard on tablets allow for all four directional arrows, on the first screen. I feel so strongly about this that I am now using Swype. The

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

                                      They look terrible on the receiving end! Little question marks or boxes. What a waste of time! Who has friends who are all running the same devices & versions. Just a total step backwards. I Hate getting stuff from people with little useless boxes where an image is supposed to be. So disappointed. Turning off and uninstalling after using older version for ages.

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                                      • Button to Toggle word/phrase learning ON/OFF

                                        Sometimes I write code for Tasker, or I have to text a code number to someone, or I send a link to a friend. I don't typically ever have any use for these more than once or twice. As it is, I have to switch keyboards to keep from having things saved.

                                        I'd like to be able to
                                        1. Hold a key to toggle the learning feature.
                                        &
                                        2. Long press spacebar to enter a space without learning the previous word/phrase.

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                                        • MEIZU mx2 troubles again

                                          SwiftKey 5.0.1.87. Still have a same trouble with MEIZU mx2 phone when bottom bar hidden by MEIZU bar.

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