Tips On SWYPE Keyboard, Long Press Keys to...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Puddin422, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Puddin422

    Puddin422 Well-Known Member
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    ...skip hitting the shift or SYM key. :)

    Example - The letter Z has the exclamation point. Long press Z to type the exclamation point rather than hitting the SYM key, then hitting the exclamation point.

    Also works for skipping the up arrow/shift key when you are in the symbols screen. (long press the 7 for an asterisk)
     

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  2. dohmai

    dohmai Well-Known Member
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    i can't seem to find the 'minus' sign on the swype keyboard.. i only see the underscore?

    am i missing something?
     
  3. badankles

    badankles Well-Known Member
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    umm...it's right above the comma key, which is just left of the space bar.
     
  4. hvuong

    hvuong New Member
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    coool did not know this and will help a lot
     
  5. nchargreed

    nchargreed Well-Known Member
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    where the heck is the back button?? I don't want to delete as I go back, I just want to move around in the text, like arrows on a keyboard
     
  6. badankles

    badankles Well-Known Member
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    Swype from info button to SYM button.
     
  7. Puddin422

    Puddin422 Well-Known Member
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    My SYM button is now a blank button. the "sym" is gone from it. Nice!!
     
  8. shalea

    shalea Member
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    Is there any way to change the font style of the Swype keyboard? I'm really no fond of the thick letters displayed. I love the font style in teh Android or SwiftKey Methods.
     
  9. badankles

    badankles Well-Known Member
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    i don't think so, but you can always send a request to the swype developers for theme options.
     

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