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  1. I need Chinese language

    Chinese words

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    • Second Materiel Theme

      Can you add a second Materiel (Dark) theme, except use elevated buttons like in "Forest" or "Pumpkin"? I find the elevated buttons much easier to use, but there are very few themes with that design, and Materiel is quite nice.
      Thanks for your consideration.

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        0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Exclamation (!) and Question Marks (?)

        ! and ? should be the default long keypress option for comma and period keys respectively. Those are two commonly used characters especially in conversations. Having to long press period key to choose either ! and ? brings such a delay.

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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.

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            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • I would like to change the theme automatically. For example, I want a white them during sun shine, and dark theme at night.

            I would like to change the theme automatically. For example, I want a white them during sun shine, and dark theme at night.
            It would be good if I have some plugin to use, e. g. with Tasker app, to change theme.
            Let me know about the viability of this suggestion.

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

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                  • 3 votes
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                    • Add a Swipe action to show the number row

                      Having an option with a swipe action or holding down a key to enable/disable the number row instead of having to go into settings to accomplish this. I know you already have a number key on the left bottom of the keyboard but I think this will be useful in scenarios where you need to use the number keypad a lot.

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

                        A "PC" keyboard layout in additional the existing QWERTY, AZERTY, Colemak..etc would be great. for example, Top roll will be ` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - = and long pressing ` will give ~, long pressing 1 will give !, 2 will give @, basically a 104 keys AT keyboard without the F-unction keys, arrow, or numpad, just the main 59~62 keys

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                        • DELETE TO RIGHT and LEFT/RIGHT, UP/DOWN arrows FUNCTIONS

                          I was very hopeful that with the keyboard options for iOS 8 DELETING TO THE RIGHT of the cursor, and LEFT/RIGHT, UP/DOWN functions would be now be available at least in some.

                          ALL FAILED in this respect.

                          I thought advances functions on new keyboards were a movement towards incorporating all the convenience that's available on the traditional keyboards and MORE.

                          It is tedious having to move your finger from beginnings to ends of long sentences just to move your cursor in the events of selecting and cancelations.

                          Let's innovate with actual convenience and naturalness in mind.

                          Thanks work done so…

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                            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Material Theme Number Row Borders

                            I'm sorry but they look really ugly. Is it designed that way intentionally? If not i'd like to ask if they can be removed.

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                            • There should be option to turnoff popup keys

                              There should be an option to turnoff popup keys feels irritating because of popups

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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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                                    • Question mark instead of comma

                                      Give us an option to put the question mark, or any other sign that is not on the regular keyboard, instead of the comma. Every time i try to put a question mark by long pressing on the dot sign it takes time and in many cases i choose the wrong sign

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                                      • 3 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.

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