Any way to NOT add space after picking a word?


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  1. ericiu

    ericiu New Member This Topic's Starter

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    So, I like the way my Droid gives me suggestions as I start typing, but I have a problem with it always adding a space after I pick a suggested word. Is there any way to disable this automatic space? I tried looking in settings and keyboard and there is something under auto-complete for adding a space, but that doesn't fix the problem when I toggle it. Any ideas?

    On an unrelated note, does anyone know if any app exists to get 7 home screens a la HTC Sense on the Droid? I've heard aHome and some other app but those both don't run on Android 2.0.

    Thanks for the help
     

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  2. nate94gt

    nate94gt Active Member

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    i do not know but noticed that as well, however it hasnt bothered me.
    I dislike the fact that when i add something such as :eek: or :) it always puts the colon right after the last letter i typed. So i say "I like that :)" it would go "I like that:)"
    I always have to backspace the colon out and then put it back in :(
     
  3. Clementine_3

    Clementine_3 Well-Known Member

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    That's because that is the proper use of a colon ;)
     
  4. joneee

    joneee Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I find it a PITA when it does that as well. Specially when the Droid's smiley's include the stupid - in the faces. For example, :) which I don't understand why it does that since all other messaging systems use the simple :) or :( It creates an inconsistency among the chatting programs. When I talk to my girlfriend on her blackberry through gtalk, I insert smiley face :) and she doesn't see the emoticon.

    Anyway, enough bickering. I wish some things would change.
     
  5. Tim K

    Tim K Well-Known Member Contributor

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    When would you not want it to add a space? If it is the end of a sentence you can either hit space again (double space adds a period) or just hit period and it will put it in the right place. I think its pretty smart about adding the space.
     
  6. professor0530

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    Why would you want to change or disable this feature??
     
  7. ericiu

    ericiu New Member This Topic's Starter

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    well where it mainly annoys me is when I'm typing in my e-mail address (or other login info) for some websites. for example, if my email address is keyboarder@keyboard.com, when i start typing the username, it'll offer me the full word.. i select it.. then i have to go back and delete the space it added because i want to put an "@" next without the gap. does that make sense?

    it's a minor thing... i'll get over it.
     
  8. Nepherim

    Nepherim Well-Known Member

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    The feature is good for most writing, but there are cases when spelling product or company names, or usernames that mixed case is required.
     

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