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  1. 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.

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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.

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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 :)

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              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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 →
              • Option to press enter to send messages

                I'm currently using go sms pro and with this app I have the option to pressing enter to send my messages. With the new SwiftKey update I mo longer can press enter to send messages. I do love the new emotions that comes along with the update but I would love to be able to press enter to send my messages again.

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                • 1 vote
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                    0 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Better control of capitalisation

                    If I used a capital when the word was learned, the suggestion appears with a capital, even if it's in the middle of the sentence.

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                    • Merge Swiftkey and Numpad buttons

                      I don't need quick access to the swiftkey settings. Save some room by making the swiftkey settings the long-press action of the numpad.

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

                        The number keyboard has a small dollar sign ($) and small colon (:) symbol. Most times I use the number keyboard to write money amounts $75.00 or times (eg 12:00). Bigger keys for $ and : would be helpful. No idea why on number screen # and @ are soo big.

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                          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Сделать возможность не изменять вид клавиатуры.

                          Мне хотелось чтоб была возможность оставлять старый вид клавиатуры. Просто мне он очень нравиться. Я думаю что я не один такой.

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                            1 comment  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • If the last character in a post is the space, remove it before posting. Predicted usernames, toolbar searches get space when none are needed

                            When you use the suggested prediction, a space after the word is typed (I understand how to turn this off, but I like it). Usernames, web searches, etc. should not have this space. Rather than turning it off all the time, when hitting enter, or posting text, if the last character is a space, can it be removed before it is entered?

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                            • Holding space to bring up a list of all the keyboards

                              This is a feature that Google Keyboard has, and it would be good to put in because I have the third-party keyboard app Chinese Pinyin Input and I would like to be able to switch to that keyboard with this one.

                              2 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Switch for umlauts

                                Please add option to turn on/off using umlauts. Many people speaking languages with umlauts write anyway without umlauts. Eg. when writing SMS message with ASCII characters has limit of 160 characters, SMS with umlauts can have just 70 characters . and there are other cases when not using umlauts is useful / necessary. Now when I write sometimes with and sometimes without umlauts, SwiftKey prediction is a mess of words with and without umlauts. It would be great to have option that SwiftKey would discard umlauts on background based on user preference. Looking forward when this will be implemented. Effort…

                                60 votes
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                                • Fix the theme bug

                                  I have the chalkboard blue theme selected and it swaps between all the themes at random. When I change the key board to caps or numbers and it changes the whole layout, it randomly turns white, black, gray, all sorts of colors. Droid DNA. It's horrible really. Also, start an actual support system. Don't hide behind this.

                                  4 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add an option to activate/deactivate more special keys

                                    I use my tablet to administrate several unix-like systems with ssh. Special keys like ESC, Tab, CTRL and full cursor keys would be nice. F-keys may an option.

                                    10 votes
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                                    • Add a custom wallpaper paper theme behind the keyboard

                                      Let us add a custom wallpaper theme, and change the transparency of the letters and icons

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Turn the SwiftKey option button into a command button when you swipe over it.

                                        It wound be like the command button on a MacBook or the Swype key on... Well... Swype..

                                        Enables easier copying, selecting all text, pasting, opening the "find word" option of Chrome (at least that'd be nice), etc.
                                        So many new, quick options from just one quick flow button. (not to mention the button is already there, it just doesn't have this capability)

                                        Of course the option/settings button would still function normally when simply pressed or held.

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                                          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Easiness for typing email addresses

                                          I'm having a hard time whenever I try to write an email address or a website address, in a regular text message, because of auto correction and auto space after the dot, especially when the addresses are not common word arrangements. I like the features but to think that I have to disable them every time I want to write my email or any website address. It is just frustrating. Maybe I don't know how to do it, please help me.

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