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  1. Change size of each key according to user heatmap

    Under "user statistic" a heatmap could be generated in order to see which buttons are pressed in what accuracy.
    The idea is to implement an personalised keyboard which changes the sizes of the buttons according to the heatmap.
    So for example if the button "x" is your weak button it should appear bigger on the keyboard and so on...

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    • Please restore the three predictions in thumb mode on tablets.

      Prior versions showed three predictions in thumb mode on tablets. Bring that back. Why are two better than three?

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Create a "Red & Black" Pulse Theme?

        Can you please create a "Red & Black" Pulse Theme, similar to the Pink & Yellow Pulse themes?

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          0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Thumb mode, make space in middle visable

          I really like thumb mode on my tablet Sony xperia Z2. What would be great is if the 'blank' space in the middle would be 100% transparent, or even better make 2 like floating thumb keyboards on the left and right . I think it would greatly improve browsing experience on my tablet.

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            0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • space after punctuation

            It would be nice if spaces were inserted after punctuation (as in commas, questions marks, etc). Period can achieve this with the double space, but all other punctuation requires separately adding in spaces.

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            • Translation. Keyboard

              If there was a keayboard input method like ation keyboard for indic languages. Like kannada (like translation keyboard in 'indic keyboard' app from swatantra malayalam) it would be easier for typing.

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              • Narrow size availability for landscape mode just like minuum

                When typing in Landscape mode the keyboard occupies the whole screen. We cant use the the screen real estate to see what others are writing (in whatsapp conversation)

                Please shorten the size of keyboard

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                  0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Better corrections

                  Better autocorrect

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                    0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Cross out

                    Sometimes it is better to cross out a word or phrase than to delete it. Is there a chance to get "crossed out letters" like they are available in word processing programms?

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                      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Use the wasted space next to the compact view to show the number keys and some common punctuation.

                      There's no reason to have the big black void next to the keyboard in compact mode. Move the side to side button into they keyboard selection (standard, thumb, compact left, compact right). Use all that wonderful extra space for numbers and common punctuation. You have gobs of data about which of the two tap keys are used the most. Move those keys next to the compact keyboard. (I personally do not want arrow keys in any way. Just tap the text to move the cursor)

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                      • Add a programmer mode

                        In programmer or developer mode, a new row containing brackets, semi-circle, etc. will be soon. This will help us programmer tramandeously when coding on our mobile devices.

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                          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Desde la última actualización se me queda bloqueado el teclado y tarda mucho en funcionar... Me gustaría saber cómo se puede solucionar

                          Desde la última actualización el teclado se bloquea y luego tarda mucho en funcionar... Me gustaría saber si conocen este error y cuando se va a solucionar.... Mi teléfono es un Samsung galaxy s5... Gracias

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                            1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Change your keyboard

                            Add T9 keyboard but I guess that would be impossible since most of the users are requesting for 3 x 4 keyboard and you can even do that. Remove the undocking feature. Instead change it to where you can slide from the swiftkey logo to the back button to hide the keyboard

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                            • CTRL and clipboard bottom is necessary

                              There are 2 reasons which made me to use default Samsung keyboard rather than swiftkey:
                              1. CTRL bottom for undo, redo, cut, Copy and paste
                              2. Clipboard bottom for copy and paste several texts
                              However in other aspects swiftkey is much better. Please do something for it.

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                                0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 4 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • keyboard theme suggestion

                                  Long time user first time writer. I'd like to see theme with a black (pitch) base and red accents, or something of the like, to go with my red ViperOne theme on my HTC One M8. Thanks.

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                                  • 3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 3 votes
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                                      • Language of voice input should be the same as keyboard language

                                        When I switch the keyboard from English to Ukrainian then the voice input language should switch from English to Ukrainian automatically. In fact MultiLing yet do that.

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                                        • Dealing with shortcuts

                                          I often us shortcuts like e.g. It's pretty annoying to type them with SwiftKey. When I type "e" and press dot SwiftKey inserts a space and switches to Caps. I have to delete the space and switch to small letters and type the "g". When I complete it with a dot it often turns to egg. Is it possible to create shortcuts that I can define. eg turns to e.g.

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