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Old January 31st, 2011, 07:14 PM   #101 (permalink)
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Thanks "keypurrtech", it's actually a tab to the next field I'd REALLY would like.

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To program a phrase into a programmable key go to:
Home/Settings/Language & Keyboard/Keypurr Keyboard (Keypurr Keyboard settings)
Then tap the "Function key definitions" about midway down.
Within this you have 12 keys you can program.
Each key has an "Action Type" and an "Output Text" that needs an entry.
To save a text string:
Under "Action Type" select "Output Text"
then tap the key's "Output Text" and enter the text to save.
Voila!
Thank you very much but that wasn't what I wanted to know at all. What I wanted to know how to do is to program a 'word' (not a phrase) that when I type it normally does not come out as the word I really want and therefore I have to go to a lot of trouble to get the word right, when if it was programmed in I would be able to get it easily.

Also I wanted the link to how I could get the instructions for doing this.

I see the Keypurrtech thinks you answered my questions and has blown me off now.



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Old January 31st, 2011, 07:17 PM   #102 (permalink)
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billgeo,

Thanks for the good explanation on programming the function keys. We'll look into implementing "tab to the next field" in the function keys.
You know...I am ONLY using this keyboard now. I don't even have access to my stock keyboard as I have uninstalled it.

So....it really is important when I ask these questions.

The poster who attempted to answer my questions did NOT answer them at all. I am still trying to determine if I can use this well enough to completely depend on it and this is going to determine if I buy the paid for version.

If I seem a bit annoyed it is only because I am having a tough time trying to do some things with it and my question was answered not by you, but by someone who didn't obviously read it. I also asked for the link again to the instructions and didn't get it.

This was my original question:

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I still don't really understand the function keys or how to 'save' a word I use frequently, etc. Can you please provide the link again with the instructions?

Thank you in advance. This is the only keyboard I am using now.
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Hey Jazziette!

I'm sure Keypurrtech would answer you but just in case he's busy, and you sound like you need an answer quick, so let me try.

Link: Frequently asked questions and answers

After you type the word the first time and it appears as the first word in black on the list, long press on that until it says "saved" (takes a couple of seconds).

That's it! Next time you type that word, it'll be there in the dictionary.

Btw everyone should check the tips and tricks and faq pages on the Keypurr website. Lots of good instructions there. The videos page also has... um... videos. :-)
Thank you, Ikanos!!! That's just exactly what I was wanting to know how to do!!!

Sorry if I came across as annoyed. It's just that I am trying to give Keypurr the best chance I can and in this process I have uninstalled ALL other keyboards (including stock). So, it's very difficult for me to do certain things when I can't get the right word to come up. I know you understand what I'm talking about.

I'm willing to work with this application because it is really amazing to me how much easier it is than the other keyboards I have used. But there are some words it just doesn't get and I wanted to put them in the dictionary and had forgotten how.

Thanks again so much!
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Sorry for not getting back to you directly, Jazziette. I was busy and I obviously misunderstood your question. I'm glad you got the explanation you needed from Ikanos.

Just to recap, to add a word to the dictionary, type it out exactly as you want to save it and long press the desired word from the candidate strip until the word "saved" pops up. To program the function keys, follow the directions posted by billgeo.

For answers to these and other questions visit:
Frequently asked questions and answers
Tips & Tricks
Thanks for answering. Most of the time I do great with Keypurr, without having anything programmed. But once in a while I run up against a problem word. Like yesterday I was hunting for an app in the Market and I couldn't get it to type the word to save my life. LOL

So now I know how to save it. Thanks very much and thanks for the link as well.

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Sorry, I misunderstood your request.
No Problem, billgeo! I'm sorry I was all edgy. It's the new moon! Seriously! It turns me into a witch. LOL

But only for a couple of days.
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Hi couple of quick request (well one that hasn't been covered)

Are you planning on having a "click" when a key is tapped? I find vibrate a bt annoying (on all keybords) but like having something tell me i've typed the letter ok.. (pref a click that doesn't sound if the phone is in silent....

Also any idea when the HTC word editing will be about?

Many thanks for the great keyboard though
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Can someone please explain how to enter cryptic text such as a complex password? I don't want keypurr to memorize these words, I just want to be able to swipe appropriately and enter the text.

I always get frustrated doing this in keypurr and that's when I switch back to swype.

thanks ...
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Just want to second the suggestion made by another poster that in future releases there is some way to identify what we've stored with each function key. It's unlikely anyone is going to remember what they have designated to 12 different keys.

I would probably save a bunch of phrases up there, but I know there is no way I'll remember which F key there are on when I need them.
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re 12 different functions keys....

I have 6! Where are the others? In the setting menu I can only change 6.

thanks

ps when is the portrait fix due?
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Hi. I have noticed a couple of glitches while using Keypurr and I just wanted to mention them. I've noticed that sometimes the word prediction turns off and I'm forced to flick to spell anything. This is usually when I'm in a search field within an app. Another bug I've seen is when I am using it in Documents To Go. In that app, the auto-capitalization at the first of a sentence never works. It's not a huge deal, but I was wondering if you could look into it. Also I'm using an HTC Evo and am patiently waiting for the custom dictionary to be available.

I must say, though, that I purchased Keypurr as a Christmas present to myself and really love it. I have tried a lot of different keyboards and yours is the best. I used to use TouchPal on Windows Mobile and then again on Android, but Keypurr is much better. Keep up the good work!
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Great keyboard!! I kept getting annoyed when i kept pushing the wrong key with the stock keyboard. So I tried Keypurr and the prediction typing is amazing. Although, sometimes it predicts the wrong word but I just add it to the dictionary and it works out fine.

I also tried Better Keyboard but the thing that sold me with Keypurr was the cursor keys and the function keys. Keep up the good work devs.
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Can someone please explain how to enter cryptic text such as a complex password? I don't want keypurr to memorize these words, I just want to be able to swipe appropriately and enter the text.

I always get frustrated doing this in keypurr and that's when I switch back to swype.

thanks ...
I've programmed the function keys with most of my password. Hitting the function key and then typing the last few characters has worked great. Best of both - complex passwords that I can enter quickly.
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Can someone please explain how to enter cryptic text such as a complex password? I don't want keypurr to memorize these words, I just want to be able to swipe appropriately and enter the text.

I always get frustrated doing this in keypurr and that's when I switch back to swype.

thanks ...
Same here. When I enter a company name in a field, keypurr 'corrects' it to something not even close to correct. How can I avoid the correction feature when entering a word that is not a real word but an odd name for a company.

Keypurr is great with email, etc but is hard (at least for me) with fields with street names , etc. You can beat the system somewhat by entering a letter (or two) then when the correction is wrong, hit space then back and start entering letters again.

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I've encountered several occasions where the Keypurr keyboard remains on the lower half of the screen when I'm trying to use voice input. When this happens, none of the text entered by voice is actually input.

I wish there was a simple way to temporarily disable predictive text which would make entry of certain words/non-words much easier. And a way to pull down the keyboard instead of pressing the back button. Sometimes you only want to be able to see on the screen what the keyboard is hiding - a quick pull down / pull up of the keyboard would allow that.
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Another handy tip, if you use unusual compound words, just enter the first part, hit backspace, and then enter the second part.

For example, I'm lunameow here and nearly everywhere online, but on Twitter I'm ladylunameow... since I almost never need to type it, I didn't bother to save it in the dictionary, but for those rare occasions when I do, I type it as lady, hit space and backspace, and then luna (lunameow is saved, so it autocompletes). Also works well when I need to type the name of the company I work for (Appletree = apple + tree).
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Has anyone else had a problem where the word suggestions don't work? I have this problem occasionly where the word suggestions will not show up. It happens in more than one program. The only way I can get it to work again is to reboot.
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Steelersmb,

This is the first report we've received of the issue you're experiencing. Can you please give us some more info about the circumstances you're seeing this happen. What phone are you using? What apps does it happen in? Does it occur in portrait or landscape mode?

Thanks!
I have an EVO running a custom ROM. It seems to happen within different programs. When I reboot, everything works fine. I have also tried uninstalling and reinstalling but that didn't fix it. It is in portrait mode, haven't tried in landscape.

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What exactly do you see on the screen when this happens? Is the candidate strip visible and if so, what do you see in the candidate strip? Is there a specific app you you can tell us it's happening in? The reason I ask is because we need to reproduce the issue to properly understand it.

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I see the strip there but the only thing that shows up are the keys that I am typing. The suggested words do not show up. As I mentioned, it happens in multiple apps when it starts happening. I will try to notice next time it happens if it starts in one application.
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Same here. When I enter a company name in a field, keypurr 'corrects' it to something not even close to correct. How can I avoid the correction feature when entering a word that is not a real word but an odd name for a company.

Keypurr is great with email, etc but is hard (at least for me) with fields with street names , etc. You can beat the system somewhat by entering a letter (or two) then when the correction is wrong, hit space then back and start entering letters again.

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I have the same issues ):
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I've been playing with it for a few days and for the most part I'm beginning to prefer it. I am still having issues when the dictionary is not involved such as passwords or proper nouns. I hope practice will smooth that out.

One suggestion would be to add a feature which SwiftKey has. Instead of deleting a word by touching backspace and sliding up (which is very iffy for me), I would love to see that action happen by making a big swipe right to left across the keyboard. It's a very natural action and requires no precision. It also makes deleting multiple words much quicker.
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Steelersmb,

There's something you can try that should work as a temporary fix. Next time it occurs try switching input methods. When you go back to Keypurr the prediction should be working. Let us know if that works.

Thanks!
I've only been trying Keypurr for a couple of days, but this symptom did happen to me once. Switching input methods and back again fixed it (seemed like something to try!). It hasn't happened since, but then I haven't been using it long.

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This is a thread for users of Keypurr to submit feedback on their experiences that we will use to make Keypurr even better.

We're especially interested in the words you want added to the dictionary and features that you would like to see in Keypurr.

Note: we are currently working on a major dictionary revision that will soon be released as a free upgrade. Dictionary additions posted here in time will be included in the upgrade.
I didnt find anything wrong with it. Everything was working just find. Very happy to have it ..
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I'm new to Keypurr, and so far very impressed. I have a Desire-Z with flip-out keyboard, but I often want to enter text without going to landscape, and Keypurr is so much easier than the standard soft keyboard.

I think I now understand most of the subtleties, but something that seems to be missing is the ability to go quickly to the settings. AFAICS you have to go into system settings -> language & keyboard. I've put a shortcut on a home screen, but it would be really nice to be able to jump to the settings directly from any app when using Keypurr.

How about a long press somewhere? BTW, while poking about I did a long-press on "Cursor:" next to the cursor keys, and it added "Cursor:" to the dictionary. I don't think that's supposed to happen! I can't delete it from the dictionary either because I've got an HTC

A related nice shortcut would be to long-press on a function key to edit the text of the key directly.

Keep up the good work - looking forward to future updates.

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A related nice shortcut would be to long-press on a function key to edit the text of the key directly.
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That would be nice.
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I've only been trying Keypurr for a couple of days, but this symptom did happen to me once. Switching input methods and back again fixed it (seemed like something to try!). It hasn't happened since, but then I haven't been using it long.

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After a couple of weeks using Keypurr extensively, here are a few hiccups I have encountered:



1. having the key to switch to the symbol/numeric keyboard the same as the enter/send key is problematic. If I don't quite get the "flick" right, I end up sending an unfinished text. Very annoying and easy to fix by moving the function to a less "dangerous" key.


2. for some reason (may be phone related - i run an inc) I have issues consistently hitting the space key.


3. (feature request) it would be great if when editing that the word prediction would recognize when the user is editing a word vs. typing a "new" word. i.e after typing typrng, I backspace to typ and the predication would know I am mid word and not starting a new word.
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Susido,

Have you noticed the problem with voice input in any particular apps?

Ikanos makes a good point. It's true that you can always select the word from the left of the strip, effectively disabling the autotext temporarily. It's just a matter of remembering to select the word you want when it's not the default candidate. We find users get used to the method pretty quickly.
The only program where I've noticed the voice input problem (the keyboard remaining on the screen at the same time as voice input) happening more than once was entering a checkbox list in Mobisle Notes.

The problem I have with autotext is that I tend to be looking at the letters being entered on screen rather than on the strip. And of course those letters and the number of letters might not be close to what I'm wanting to type, coupled with my not-infrequent failure to properly swipe letters, confusion thinking I must have mistyped something or forgotten how to spell it and then having an HTC phone with presumably no way to remove certain dictionary words ... well sometimes I just wish I could turn the thing off and not have to concentrate on the strip.

Here's an example that maybe helps show some of the confusion: Type the (non)word "happyworth": If I'm lazy I'm going to just type the "happy" part the way I usually would and let the autotext enter it for me. "happy" appears on the screen so I think I can just continue typing. Wrong. When I add the "worth" part, I type it using the swiped characters because I know it isn't a real word that I'm typing. The end result is "hsoouworrh".

And then there's the unexpected things that can occur if you backspace to correct or continue a word. You can be backspacing and yet the letters could remain on the screen because it is apparently predicting you didn't want to erase those letters. The strip may then contain nothing close to what you've entered. Or I've failed to swipe a letter correctly (happens way too often even though by now I should really be better at it...), then I backspace to correct it ... but autotext has already added 1 or 2 additional letters ... so I need to backspace an additional 1 or 2 spaces.

Like I said, sometimes I just wish I could TURN AUTOTEXT OFF. Still like your keyboard though!
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Susidio is definitely right. I've gotten a little frustrated when auto text get's confused about what I'm doing. Most of the time, though, if I just slow down and think a bit, I work my way out of it.

It might speed things up to have a button there to turn off autotext for a second. But I guess that button real estate is real hard to come by. Not sure if it's worth it.

Then again, I don't type a lot, so it might be bigger problem for frequent typers.
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how can I type "arpin"?
i touch "a" then if i flick the "r" the "t" always comes up.
I've tried unchecking "use suggested word" but now when i touch "a" the "r' shows up.

what am I doing wrong?
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Thanks for the reply, the suggested word is "arpingstone" but the first word in the list is "sroin", there's got to be a way.


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@bthomforde - This is how I type arpin (with all settings at installation defaults - prediction & suggestion on):

Flick up on the "a/s" key - we get "a"

Tap "r/t" key - now "ar" (suggested word is "at", but ignore it & keep typing)

Flick up on the "o/p" key - "arp" (ignore suggested word "atpase")

Tap "i" key - "arpi" (ignore suggested word "arpingstone")

Tap "n" key - "arpin" (again ignore suggested word)

Tap "arpin" which is first word on word list in black, to the left of the red corrected/predicted word - then that uncorrected word is inserted in the document followed by a space.

If we want to save "arpin" so we don't have to flick at all the next time we type it, long-press that word on the word list (instead of tap) and it will insert the word + space and save it into the dictionary at the same time.

I saved it so now I just tap to type "arpin" here, no flicks needed.


Hope these explanations help.
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been flicking this thing for about 30 minutes and can get it to say "arlington" and "arpingstone" but not "arpin"


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Ditto what Ikanos said.

Because the desired word is not known to the dictionary, the prediction engine will not differentiate between primary and secondary letters - the user must do so manually, by flicking.

In the case of the word "arpin" you must flick up on the "a" and the "p" because they are the secondary (raised) raised letters on their respective keys.
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I must be flick challenged, i can't get it to work. first word is "srion" and the suggested word is "arion"

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Here's exactly how you would type the word "arpin"
- flick up on the a/s key
- tap the r/t key
- flick up on the o/p key
- tap the i key
- tap the word "arpin" from the far left of the candidate strip (or long press to save to dictionary).

"Flicks" are simply short slides. Touch the key and slide your finger about the distance to the nearest neighbouring key. No need to do the gesture quickly - just make sure you start on the correct key.
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Has anyone else had a problem where the word suggestions don't work? I have this problem occasionly where the word suggestions will not show up. It happens in more than one program. The only way I can get it to work again is to reboot.
I've found one of my apps that always prevents prediction from working. It's SplashMoney, from SplashData (splashdata.com). Maybe Keypurr support could get hold of a copy to test?

To reproduce, add a new transaction, and type into any of the text fields (payee or memo), and there is no prediction! The suggestion bar just remains showing the cursor keys, and only the exact characters typed show in the text field.

Normally Keypurr works OK in another app, but I wonder if something got "stuck" once which caused the symptom to continue in other apps. I can't be sure.

This is the same in 2.0 & 2.1.

HTH, Rick
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I have a suggestion to assist with flicking - how about making the popup keycap change to the flicked character as your finger moves? This would provide visual feedback that your finger motion has been detected.

The flicks for non-character functions would require some kind of icon, but I'm sure creative minds could come up with something!

I've noticed that, although it doesn't have to be a very quick flick, you can't do it too slowly either. If you do it will take the character of the key you slide onto.

The correct timing seems to be to slide until the popup shows the keycap for the adjacent key then immediately release. This is what got me to thinking that it would be better if the keycap changed to the actual flicked character that is going to be input, then it would be obvious what is happening.

I also think it would help if there were no time limit on how slowly you perform this action, I can't see what benefit the time limit brings. I think it would make the whole concept much easier to learn for new users.

Would this be possible?

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I upgraded to the latest trial which was released yesterday / today. On my DroidX it force closes 100% of the time. Completely unusable. Rebooted the phone with no effect.
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I have a Droid X, is there a sensitivity setting for the touch screen?
I've been flicking my fingers off and can't get it work, maybe 1 out of 10 tries am I successfully able to get the letter I want.
I've been trying all the double letter keys along with the space bar, all with the same results.
my wife has tried with the same results.
i like Keypurr but it's getting very frustrating trying to get it to work.


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I don't think there's something wrong with your phone... In "arpin" the "i" is the 4th letter, but in scion, it's only the 3rd letter.

To be sure that there's nothing with your phone, try testing flicking one letter accurately, say the letter "a." Once you've verified that, have another go at the word. Keep a close eye on the left side of that candidate strip as you type so you catch any mistakes as soon as they happen.

And just to clarify, if a letter is raised on a key you flick up to access it. If a letter's in the center of the key, you tap to access it.
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I have a Droid X, is there a sensitivity setting for the touch screen?
I've been flicking my fingers off and can't get it work, maybe 1 out of 10 tries am I successfully able to get the letter I want.
I've been trying all the double letter keys along with the space bar, all with the same results.
my wife has tried with the same results.
i like Keypurr but it's getting very frustrating trying to get it to work.
I have a droid x too and had the same problem for the longest time. I learned that it's less of a flick and more of a slide to the key above/below and now it's pretty easy. Think of it as sliding your finger to the key above/below the one your are trying to press. You get faster with it eventually once you get this concept down.
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You're right about flicking until you see the graphics for the next key... However, there is no time limit on the flick gesture.
I beg to differ - certainly on my device, HTC Desire-Z. If I don't lift my finger the moment the popup graphic changes then the key typed is the one I slide onto. I've spent quite some time playing with this and it's completely consistent.

I wonder how many other devices this appies to? It might explain why some people have more problems than others getting used to the flick gesture.

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Very good update. The new behavior with word prediction when editing an existing word is a big improvement.



Also, the bug when entering multiple names into the TO field in Handcent/K9 etc is fixed!
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I've got the flicking down pat now I'm happy to say. And loving Keypurr more each day!

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I really like the way it works and it took a bit to get the "feel" for getting the alt letters and numbers.

I know this is nit-pickery, but I really like the "pretty" glass looking "themes" you can get for apps like Better Keyboard, if you could make Keypurr pretty I would be happy. :-)
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I find the Keypurr to be attractive myself. And it's functional! I would rather have an innovative and great working keyboard that looks nice than one that is gussied up and doesn't perform nearly as well and has small keys that make it difficult to use.

Personally I really do like the looks of Keypurr! JMHOFWIW!
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I have been using keypurr for 3 days, i had only been using version 2.0 for 1 day then it updated to 2.1, i dont think i really seen any difference but maybe because i hadn't used it much yet.

Anyway i must admit i do really like the keyboard compared to htc's own keyboard, i do find it more accurate and i find myself correcting words much less.

One thing i am interested to know, which i dont know if i have missed it in the instructions or if this just cant be done - I am fine with adding words into the dictinary, what my question is though, if i type a word which then i get about 5 predictions for, but another word is always predicted as the first main prediction first and i use this word a lot, is there anyway i can tell the prediction engine that i would rather have another word as the main prediction each time i type it, so i can just always press space rather than having to select it from the list of other predicted words?

Im not sure if this can be done, would be good if i can though, this is something that bugged me with hts's prediction engine, i type the word 'they' a lot found everytime i typed it the first word predicted was always 'view' i was told in time the prediction engine would learn to select that first, this didnt ever happen at all and im not sure if this was just made up or something thought it would do that, not sure if keypurr does this?

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Something that seems to be missing from Keypurr is the ability to enter accented characters. The standard keyboards (both soft and hard) allow a long press which then pops up an array of buttons with all possible accented variations. Keypurr doesn't appear to offer any way of doing this.

Does the development plan include adding this feature?

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Hi Keypurrtech

Maybe conventions in the US/Canada are different, but in the UK we encounter various European words, and it's customary to spell them correctly, including accents. E.g. rosé wine, crême fraiche, Björn, manãna, etc.

So even in English you sometimes need the accented characters!

I appreciate development of this needs to be part of adding other languages, but please don't assume you need only French accents in French mode, Spanish accents in Spanish mode etc. You should have all possible accents available in all languages, but it's ok if the uncommon ones are a little harder to get at.

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Thanks for the hare/hate change. Here's another...

I spent a couple of days serving jury duty last week, and my phone saved me from being bored senseless. However, part of what I spent time doing was tweeting about how bored I was at jury duty... or as Keypurr preferred it, "kuru" duty.

Really, most people don't need to use the word "jury" very often. But I'm betting they need to use "kuru" even less.
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I love Keypurr. I have been using it for a few weeks now it's great. Don't know if it was mentioned already, would be nice to have the option of when after typing a wrong word so when you tap the word to correct it should come up all predicted words for the tapped word. Also please change the flick key which changes the screen to the numeric screen to the left side. I made to many mistakes because it sends the messages if you don't flick good thanks
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Keypurr Free (2.1) doesn't work with Copilot Live V8. When I try to use Keypurr to enter text, Copilot Live crashes with a force close.
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We hope everybody enjoyed the free trial! If you liked Keypurr Keyboard purchase the full version including all subsequent updates (which there will be lots of) for $3.99 CAD. It's a small price to pay for effortless and accurate onscreen typing.

As always, feel free to post your thoughts/opinions/suggestions here!

Happy Typing!
can i keep it for free with all the bugs and no updates?
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We hope everybody enjoyed the free trial! If you liked Keypurr Keyboard purchase the full version including all subsequent updates (which there will be lots of) for $3.99 CAD. It's a small price to pay for effortless and accurate onscreen typing.

As always, feel free to post your thoughts/opinions/suggestions here!
HELP!

I did just that, but I didn't uninstall the trial first (I think I should have). It still kept telling me that the trial had expired, so I uninstalled the trial version. It then wouldn't offer Keypurr as an input method.

I've subsequently uninstalled and re-installed the full version, and re-booted the phone. Keypurr is installed according to Android's application list, but it still doesn't appear as an available input method when I long-tap an input field. So I'm stuck with the old keyboard.

How do I fix this so I can actually use Keypurr again? (having now paid for it!)

Phone is HTC Desire-Z, Android 2.2.1

Hope you can help - Rick
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