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  1. 1 vote
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    • Add Cursor control for a new gesture feature.

      Add Cursor control for a new gesture feature.

      Move cursor by sliding finger across keyboard, make's fixing mistakes and more effective than tapping especially if the typist has bigger fingers. A feature i enjoyed with my samsungs keyboard, which SwiftKey replaced, would be a great feature.

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        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Password shortcurts

        Long press a button (enter/emoji one or "p") to bring up passwords that I have saved or learned so they can be pasted into an app/Web when I'm in a password field of the web or app. (and the confirm password field too)

        Same for email address? (same for a confirm email address filled too)

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          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Password shortcuts

          Long press a button (enter/emoji one or "p") to bring up passwords that I have saved or learned so they can be pasted into an app/Web when I'm in a password field of the web or app. (and the confirm password field too)

          Same for email address? (same for a confirm email address filled too)

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            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Having the option for only spacebar vibration, that will really help improve fast typing

            If the spacebar was only vibrating and the other keys aren't it will improve typing without looking and just normal typing also... I think it will be a great addition

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              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Number row quick toggle

              I wish there was a way to quickly toggle the number row off and on without having to dive into the settings menu.

              7 votes
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                0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • ROUND button theme

                I would love to see a theme with round buttons rather then squares

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

                  This might be best accomplished as a purchasable theme. I find the buttons appear cluttered sometimes. Especially with a bigger phone, some added padding between the buttons would give the illusion of space, making it easier to eyeball your next button push.

                  I know not everyone will be a fan of this, hence why I suggested this might be best as simply an add on theme. That simply has the illussion of space, which I believe is all that is needed.

                  I think this could be a toggle just like adjusting the height of buttons is currently an option.

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                    0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • [SPACEBAR] moved to the right.

                    I think as screens for phones have gotten bigger, the stretch distance for the thumb to the spacebar has also been increased.

                    I imagine I'm not the only person who drops his right thumb down to hit the space and hit the period quite often. a simple fix would be to move the spacebar to the right.

                    The best way to accomplish this would be to have a toggle option to make the "enter" key function a long press on the spacebar and to move the emojis into a long press function on the shift key.

                    it could also be…

                    12 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 3 votes
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                      • Key board size switching

                        We need a feature that will enlarge the keyboard automatically when we switch to arabic because there are more letters in it and the buttons get smaller

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                        • Document reading capabilities

                          I think that a great idea would be for there to be an option to provide SwiftKey with a selection of documents written by the user to further provide personalisation. If this worked in the same way that social media is integrated (i.e. Google Drive/Dropbox/Onedrive integration), I think that it could be an easy to use and useful feature.

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                          • Caps Lock Behavior Update

                            I don't know if this is a feature of Swiftkey (it feels more like a bug to me) but the behavior for Caps Lock is weird.

                            On other keyboards, double tapping the Shift Key rapidly will enter Caps Lock Mode, however, if you tap Shift, or already in AutoCaps, and a second or so has passed then tapping shift again returns to lowercase.

                            This isn't the case for SwiftKey. No matter what, tapping Shift twice will enter Caps Lock Mode. This is a really annoying behavior especially since I like AutoCaps but sometimes (less often than not) I'll lowercase my…

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                              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Bring back learn from sms prediction from version 3.

                              Please bring back the learn from sms feature you have on your version 3 of SwiftKey.I'm not getting accurate predictions on my native language which is Filipino most of the time. I'm not an active Facebook, Twitter, or email user on my cellphone. So predictions from these sites is not useful for persons or users like me. Most of the time I'm not online to sync your program on cloud. So I think if you'll bring back the learn from sms feature you have on your previous version, this would be perfect for users like me. Thank you

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                              • Autocorrecting

                                Great app except I can't enter certain phrases without it correcting it incorrectly. For example, when trying to say .45 (handgun) or .38 Special (as in the band) It keeps moving the period away. Why? I'm typing it correctly. Stop changing it!

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                                • Colored Emoji on all phones

                                  Colored Emjios on all phones (specifically the Samsung Galaxy S3)

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                                    0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Change colors of alternate characn

                                    On the cobalt theme, the alternate character color on the keys should be the Teal color of the arrow buttons. It would make it easier to see them. Black is her to see.

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                                      0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Stop predicting others' added names, cities, foreign and "popular" words that I've never used!

                                      I'm tired of having SwiftKey predict words such as "Raja", "oui", or the ridiculously unlikely "async_load" and "Aung" that just predicted while I was trying to SwiftKey this post.

                                      I understand that SwiftKey (not "Saudis", or "s.src") could have trouble differentiating between the words "post" and "past", but a lot of these predictions are way out there, and not even in my default language of English. I'll be switching back to Swype keyboard until I can SwiftKey an email without removing from MY dictionary eight words that I have never used in conversation, let alone in written text.

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                                      • Would like long-press enhancements for dedicated arrow keys

                                        For me, a longtime PC user, the most significant ABSENT keys on Swiftkey are the HOME/END keys which on a PC keyboard cause the cursor to move to one of four different locations depending on the application program running.

                                        These four "target locations" that the cursor is re-positioned to when HOME or END is pressed are (1) START OF CURRENT LINE (i.e. SOL), (2) END OF CURRENT LINE (i.e. EOL), (3) START/TOP first character OF DOCUMENT (i.e. SOD), or (4) END/BOTTOM last character OF DOCUMENT (i.e. EOD).

                                        Conceptually it seems the four dedicated arrow keys on the optional Swiftkey keyboard…

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                                        • 3 votes
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