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  1. SwiftKey settings stored in SwiftKey cloud. Space bar nature settings for example

    Every time I switch ROM I have to configure SwiftKey. It's not a big problem, but I always forget to set what spacebar does. It would be great if settings could be stored in SwiftKey cloud

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      • Spacebar double-tap now puts a period @ beginning of line

        The latest update changed the behavior of the spacebar double-tap. It now puts a period @ the beginning of a line. Please bring back the old behavior.

        Here's an example. I use a notepad app to save personal notes. I organize my data like this:

        Category 1
        Indent a few spaces

        Another category
        . The latest change adds that period

        And another category
        - If I have multiple entries
        - I separate each entry
        - with an indented dash

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        • hi

          Hi. I think the letters on the bottons can be larger, so it can make SwiftKey more easy and more enjoyable. thanks

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          • Yellow cubed theme please! =)

            As per the title, a yellow version of the cubed theme would be grand ta.

            Luke

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            • Volume button change size

              possibility to change the size of keys by the volume buttons would be one more good feature for different smartphones and different input fields.

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              • Create a unified cloud account

                Even time I reset my phone, which I would be doing as a developer, SwiftKey creates duplicates of the same device under cloud account. Example, if my device is the note 3, I see multiple note 3's and I'd be clearing it out every fortnight.

                Now, please make it in such a way that SwiftKey detects the device we are using and place it under the same device in cloud account without creating duplicates. SwiftKey does have access to the device's serial number.. Can be used to bring this into effect.

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                  • Compact in center

                    When u have compact on is it possible to get the keyboard in the center and not left or right?

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                    • Application specific keyboard layout

                      Can application specific keyboard layout be implemented in SwiftKey? Like when I open Android Terminal Emulator, arrow keys will be enabled automatically even if it is disabled globally?

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                      • Different colors for words in the dictionary,

                        With the predictions at the top of the keyboard, it would be great if words from the dictionary were one color and a typed combo by the user was a different color. For example, if I typed the name "hapy" the middle prediction will be "happy" in white while the actual text typed "hapy" would appear on the left side in a different color. This is very helpful for more complicated words as it gives confidence that the word is spelled correctly.

                        Thanks

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                        • disable autocorrect while swiping

                          I have the "always insert a space" option turned on for the spacebar, but just noticed that swiping will sometimes still "correct" previous words.

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                          • uma opcao para retirar essa auto-correcao

                            essa auto correção as vezes atrapalhar digitar, ocupa um espaço na tela, seria uma boa ter uma opção de tirar ela.

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                            • Full stop "." shall not always mean end of sentence

                              Use of punctuation mark full stop is always considered as end of sentence this makes typing of email ids etc very difficult. intelligence shall be brought to identify whether a particular position shall be treated as end of sentence or not.

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                              • Access to secondary characters by swiping down

                                Like the Huawei keyboard uses the same idea, swiping down from one of the keys should immediately give you the secondary character for that key, rather than pressing that key for a longer time. It will make using secondary characters for small smileys or punctuation a lot easier.

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                                • Undocking : move the text field upward and leave a blank space below the keyboard.

                                  In undocking mode, when you move up and down the keyboard adjusting to its right position, could you please make the lower screen empty leaving a blank space not available for writing. This would be more convenient since practically you'll never write anything below the keyboard and it's kinda inconvenient to read a text below the keyboard. In addition, please delete the handle because it is ugly and distracts the vision. TouchPal keyboard shows the exact description I stated here. Thanks and have a good work.

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                                    • Number pad in landscape mode

                                      I love the number row in portrait mode when in the alphabet mode, but in landscape mode, it would be better as a pad to the side. This would leave more height to view the page, and make the keys a more balanced shape. HTC One M8.

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