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  1. 1 vote
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      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Adjust thumb keyboard width

      It would help greatly to have the ability to adjust the width of the thumb keyboard on tablets. We can currently only adjust the height.

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        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • shift character

        Make the M key longpress let you pick between forward slash and backslash. Just like the $ picks between currency. I have to hit the numbers/swiftkey button, then the additional characters button to get to a backslash. For those of us typing in ip addresses or servers, it's a real pain.

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        • Feedback when autocorrect changes my word

          I'd like some feedback when the autocorrect changes my word. all those embarrassing autocorrect-fumbled messages happen because *I don't notice* when it "fixes" my word (possibly incorrectly). my suggestion: a visual / haptic (tiny vibration) feedback every time the autocorrect is changing what I am writing. this way I can move my eye from the keyboard to the text and see if that was what I meant or not.

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          • Delay for the 3 predictive words

            Have been using this Keyboard for months, hoping that one day this feature will be implemented, I will explain.

            The prediction and autocorrector is so awesome that right now most of my mistakes just come because of hitting the predictive words unintentionally when I'm not finished writing the word itself.

            Why please not add a delay when pressing the 3 top words, configurable or not of about 500ms or so. That way I will write almost perfectly.

            Thanks for your work

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            • 1 vote
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              • 2 votes
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                • Swipe left/right on space move cursor to left or right

                  It's very hard Pin cursor in right place! So I would move cursor by a swipe on space: swipe to left on space move cursor to left; swipe right to space move cursor to right!
                  Easy, simply, faster!

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                  • Keypad upgrade

                    Make an dark keypad with numbers and letters light up would be great, with light control.

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                    • Bring Back Enter To Send

                      I miss that function. Currently, enter creates a new line and I know a lot of people have been complaining about it. Please bring back the function to be able to have the enter key send again.

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                      • Extra accented characters

                        Hi, please add accented characters (in English) with macrons at least, like ā and others which are same category, in addition to what you've already given. Would be grateful. Thanks in advance.

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                        • 3 votes
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                          • Sms optimization

                            Patterns and words learnt from my mobile device should be available as suggestions when I use my tab ie Nexus 10 also. That is not happening now.

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                            • Delete or exclude place names from language packs.

                              I would like if the language packs came with the option to exclude place names. I use UK English because I grew up with it and the spelling of American English gives me shudders. But I don't live in the UK and don't need the place names, which are cluttering up my keyboard and might also be dragging it down with more predictions. I would like to be able to get rid of them with one stroke.

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                              • Long press entree's in Emoji>Recent to remove from Recent list

                                The Recent tab on Emoji lists your most recently used Emoji, but what if we press the wrong one?

                                We should have the ability remove one of all of the Recent's (perhaps long press on the recent tab to clear all?).

                                Alternate title: Remove recently used emoji from Emoji>Recent Tab with long press

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                                • Have punctuation available on keyboard next to letters

                                  Should have option for punctuation on keyboard next to letters rather than having to go to numbers keyboard

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                                  • Make keyboard a little bit t bigger than the bigger keyboard in the resize area

                                    Resize the screen is nice but need a keyboard even a little bit bigger

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                                    • Single press for single smiley on main layout

                                      A recent update made the emoji button open the view with all the emoji. Before a short press just inserted a simple smiley. Bring this back as a possibility please, it's been killing me.

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                                      • Sicilian

                                        Please add a sicilian dictionary. According to Wikipedia there are almost 5 million native speakers...

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                                        • .Com button needed

                                          Missing from main keyboard.

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