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  1. Have a totally manual mode

    Can we have a mode where it doesn't try to do anything clever, but just enters the characters that I type. No auto space after a period etc.

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      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 12 votes
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      • Keep a running record of your typing speed.

        Just like it says. Along with the other usage metrics, keep typing speed.

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        • 4 votes
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          • Beter predictive text ex typying

            Make one that works this is an old concept. Develope the program make millions.

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              • Key board or key calibration

                To ensure that the keys are sensing the correct finger placement

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                • Auto correction

                  Sometimes, when we press P SwiftKey completes with Peter,... Sometimes we don't want that word and we send a message with a SwiftKey chosen word. I suggest to put a underline in correction words.

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                  • When I type a message in what's up I get a special Button in low right corner which looks like an upwards arrow. It works as a send Button.

                    When I type a message in what's up I get a special Button in the lower right corner which looks like an envlope with an upwards arrow. It works as a send Button and if I touch it by mistake my uncomplete massage will be sent. This is very unagreable. Can you please help me to eleminate this special Button which appears only in onnection with what's up? Thank you very much Theo from Switzerland

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                    • Make an option to disable text correction for tapped or pecked texting.

                      Make an option to disable text correction for tapped or pecked texting.

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                      • 3 votes
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                        • Predict commas and full stops

                          I would like swift key to predict my commas and full stops as well

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                            • Delete text

                              A way to delete the entire text not by one word per time, like pressing the backspace for 5 seconds.

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                              • Add email app for personalization

                                You have Gmail, but I use exchange.

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                                  • Reduced size of shift, space and backspace key.

                                    Shift and backspace should be 2/3 their current size, but away from the letter so they are not accidentally pressed when trying for 'a' or 'l'
                                    The space be 2/3 it's current height so that it isn't accidentally pressed for any the bottom keys. (maybe also the omma and full stop and comma keys)
                                    Only the sensor area needs reducing, the key itself can appear same size.

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                                      • A close to QWERTY keyboard that does not need passing redundant characters

                                        I designed a close to qwerty keyboard, that allows swiping only the characters that you need.
                                        On a 10 inch tablet it seems very feasible.

                                        Have a look! And please comment.
                                        I made a very simple try out for desktop pc. Swiping is done with the mouse. Clear textarea and start

                                        http://paradigm-shift-21st-century.nl/zigzagkey/zigzagkey.html

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                                        • Make it easier to capitalise a word.

                                          Unless I have missed something, could you not make it possible to capitalise a word without having to use the Shift Key, as that method does not lend itself to free flow swiping of the keyboard?

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