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  1. 7 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 4 Languages at the same time

      I used 4 languages everyday and it could be great if it's not limited to 3 languages at the same time.

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Make a "light version" faster to show up for low end device or preload in memory as stock keyboard

        Make it possible to preload Switkey in memory, or make a "light version" available without all the fancy stuff which probably bloats it down in low-end device.
        I had to switch to low-end samsung after breaking my GS2, and I was so used to type with Swiftkey that I can't stand the idea to use stock keyboard. But Swiftwey takes ages to show up, like 10-15 seconds if the phone just woke up. Sometimes lock screen comes before it shows up.

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

          Much like how Google keyboard displays the suggested word while gesturing.

          9 votes
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            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Don't make it suggest words that I have already spelled. Example: Type in the and the middle button still suggests 'the'.

            Currently, when it suggests words that have already been completed on the keyboard. That is a waste of a button. Example: I want to type 'them' so I type in 'the' and at this point there is still a button that is suggesting 'the'. I have already typed that. Why would a push a button to replace it?

            4 votes
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            • navigate through text by swiping the space bar instead of having to remove your thumbs from the keyboard and select text.

              The availability to press and hold the spacebar and slide your finger left or right to move the cursor within a word or words for editing Instead of having to remove your thumbs from the keyboard and selecting a word

              navigate through text by swiping the space bar instead of having to remove your thumbs from the keyboard and select text.

              6 votes
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                1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Improving accessibility of Swiftkey

                Currently it is not possible to use the keyboard with the Talkback screenreader. Could you please improve this situation?

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                  1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Default keyboard

                  Allow a setting that shows it as the default keyboard even after restarting a phone.

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                  • Prediction based on current app

                    How about SwiftKey prediction based on the current app on which its launched... For instance if am on 8tracks it's more likely for me to type country or instrumental rock than a hi or hello.

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                      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Programming languages as languages with syntax and variable awareness

                      It would be awesome if I could use SwiftKey as a programming keyboard with all the programming language's syntax available via auto-prediction. The keys available should also represent each language with all the common symbols in easy reach. Brackets and parentheses completion as well.

                      In addition, remembering what variables I use within a script so it can auto suggest them to me when I start to type them in.

                      There's quite a few IDEs on the market right now for smartphones and I would love to be able to use them more effectively

                      3 votes
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                      • Remove signi in for addons where it is unnecessary.

                        I really don't like that you must be signed in to use extra themes I won't spend money on swiftkey due to this. If there is a service that won't work without cloud based support I have no issue but for things like themes I can see no reason for it. I can think of a least one keyboard add on I would love to see and would happily purchase otherwise.

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                          0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Umlaute per longpress

                          Man so eine Scheiße.... Hatte die App mal gekauft, nun ist sie umsonst... Gut die Gratis Premier Packet danke aber die tollsten Designs sinds nicht..... Größtes Problem!!!! Umlaute nicht als erstes bei Longpress aktevierbar!!! Ich will keine Sonderzeichen per longpress... Ich will umlaute auf longpress.... Sonderzeichen will ich seperrat.... Von daher gelöscht die App und die Standart Samsung Tastatur wieder genommen... Weil da geht das von Haus aus..... Schade um das geld für SwiftKey Tastatur. ÄNDERN!!!

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                            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • A single dedicated button for turning on/off auto correct

                            There should be a single dedicated button on the keyboard to turn on/off suggestions. This would improve typing in local languages not supported by SwiftKey. Typing in my local language is such a harduaos task as the auto correct keeps rectifying my words.

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                            • Add an option to turn off the autocorrect and predictions

                              PLEASE add an option to turn off, separately, the predictions and the autocorrect. Sometimes i type thing that aren't very well suited to these two features and it would be helpful to be able to turn them off

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Fix(stay on) view as Number pad(work on excel files with numbers)

                                Let us be able to block the view on numpad. This is useful when working with numbers on spreadsheet files.

                                9 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • My main question is, can you make it so we can change the size of the text input display box?

                                  In settings make it possible to change the size of the text display box. I feel there is a lot of wasted space there. I would like to be able to shrink the text display box to one line. Let it expand as I type if necessary. Right now the default box is about the same size as the box I am typing in on this post.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • diacritics

                                    Peh oe ji diacritics (romanced Taiwanese orthography)

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                                      0 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 6 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Reducing the popup delay of the keyboard

                                        I would love to have an option to keep Swiftkey in memory so that it loads instantly when needed. I understand that not all phones are created equals and this would be bad on older phones but the option to enable it would be great on newer phones. Just my 2 cents. Thanks :)

                                        3 votes
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                                        • New themes, different from the current neon themes

                                          All the themes are neon based, the main difference is only the color. Kindly add new themes which are different from neon.

                                          18 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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