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  1. 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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      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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            2 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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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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                • Learn from Google keep

                  Add ability to learn from Google Keep and by extension, Google Drive. What we really need is the ability to learn from ALL Google Apps.

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                  • Learn from Google Now

                    Learn from Google Now search history

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                    • Would be nice to be able to download specific dictionaries. I'm an I.T. guy, it would be cool if I would have specified it when I installed

                      I simply thought that it would be nice at installation, I could have specified my profession and the software would have downloaded common words in my vocabulary instead of correcting myself over time. I'm sure doctors and scientists would appreciate it.

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                      • 3 votes
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                        • Personalize from Outlook/Hotmail

                          mi correo principal es una cuenta de Hotmail y la app no me da la posibilidad de aprender desde ahi

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                          • Auto translate

                            Need the ability to translate typed language into another language. Need many options for languages too (Thai, Chinese, Spanish, Korean etc). Currently I use Google translate but using the cut and paste and switching between applications is a pain. Thanks!

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                            • I can't get my punctuation keys back above the keyboard

                              We used to have a row of punctuation keys
                              above the text, lik comma, eexclamation, question, and period. It's much faster !

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                                • Gesture Shortcuts: Use of Spacebar (swiping up for edit mode - swiping left/right toggle predict) & Backspace (Swiping left for delete word)

                                  Swipe Up on the spacebar should bring up an edit menu which would include: Copy, Copy All, Paste, Select, Select All, and Arrow Keys. (This saves more room without having to have arrow buttons on the bottom of the keyboard). ---
                                  Swipe Left/Right on Spacebar should enable toggle on/off prediction words mode. (Useful if having to type a code, want to be in incognito mode, or something.) ---
                                  Swipe Left on the backspace button should delete the whole entire word. (This can be particularly useful not to just quickly delete an entire word, but if you have your cursor in…

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                                    • When it is written numbers, it is not necessary that they be placed in the dictionary

                                      When it is written numbers, it is not necessary that they be placed in the dictionary

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                                      • Add .com button on the main screen.

                                        I often miss a .com button when typing a Web address. Other keyboards have it abs it seems to be quite useful. It will be easier and faster to type web address this way.

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                                        • Merge settings and 123 keys (on a tablet)

                                          In the latest SwiftKey, the SwiftKey settings key is its own separate key again. I propose that the settings key is merged with the 123 key like it was before. I keep pressing the settings key when trying to input a comma. Thanks.

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