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  1. Desktop-based app or Chrome plug-in with flow typing with a Wacom pen.

    I use a Wacom tablet, and would love a desktop-based app or Chrome plug-in that would let me use flow typing with a Wacom pen. This would also be handy for Cintiq users.

    Can't find anything similar online, does this not exist?

    Thanks!

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      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Disable emoji auto fill from symbols *IN SMS*.

      I'm very happy emojis were added, however I don't like using them a lot.
      If I type "<3" I want it to stay as text instead of auto filling to

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

        If it would be helpful, you can disable “Emoji Prediction” in SwiftKey’s Advanced settings. Doing so will then prevent emoji from being offered in the prediction bar. At the present time, this setting isn’t app-specific.

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        • costumizable bottom row to change the period to "?" or "!".

          Like we already have in sewiftkey, double click on space to type a period, so we do not need another period just next to it... it should be costumizable,

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          • Mi pantalla está dañada sería bueno pode configurarla separador para teclado reducido para poder escribir mejor

            Mi pantalla está dañada sería bueno configura la de media pantalla para ahorrar reparación.

            la reparacion

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            • Emoji predictions: publish a list of the words corresponding to each emoji symbol

              When "Emoji Predictions is turned on in the Settings, and one types certain words, an emoji representing it is shown in the Predictions Bar. For example, type "car" to get a car-symbol emoji, or "plane" to get an airliner-emoji.

              It would be great if the Swiftkey team could publish, on their website, a list of all the words which result in a emoji being shown in the word predictions bar.

              That way, we would look up and learn which words we need to type to quickly get to the emoji we want to use.

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                • Automatic email entering button

                  Hi
                  I have to enter my Mail address many times in different sites \ logins etc.
                  it would be great to have a dedicated button that does this automatically for me. this could save a lot of time... Thanks!

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                  • Remove notification about different language

                    If device has different language then SwiftKey show the notification only once, rember the user choice and stop displaying the message over and over.

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                      • 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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                              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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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                                • 5 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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