Support Word prediction not in browser?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Hot Karl, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. Hot Karl

    Hot Karl New Member
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    Hi,

    Is word prediction suppose to work everytime yo use the keyboard?

    Seems like mine only works with some of the applications. For example I do not get word prediciton when I enter text on the browser but it does work when i use the Handcent SMS application.

    Thanks,
     

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  2. haseltonk

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    I have been wondering the same thing. It would be great if there were some way to choose which applications use the predictive text. Like google - I hate doing a web search w/o it - although my typing has improved greatly since I first got the phone.
     
  3. dbpaddler

    dbpaddler Well-Known Member
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    I've had occasions when it doesn't. Haven't paid enough attention to pinpoint when it does and doesn't. I'm more annoyed I can't cut and paste from the browser. Royal PITA and another knock on android being a true smartphone.
     
  4. haseltonk

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    Sidebar - Are there any apps that will add a cut/paste button to every app/page?
     
  5. Droidone

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    one of my big annoyances also. I don't know what they were thinking. This can be a pain when entering long google searches. I also notice the keyboard just plain out sucks on forums when entering text. Word predication causes problems in text input boxes on sites. This is where I miss a hardware keyboard
     
  6. haseltonk

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    When I had a pearl there was a simple way to turn what they called singletap on and off so that you could be sure you were entering the right word. I can't believe that there isn't a simple key right next to the one that brings you to the number keyboard that could turn predictive text on/off...?
     
  7. Agerkvist

    Agerkvist Member
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    Let's bump this abit, I'm puzzled over this aswell. Makes no sense at all text prediction is left out some places.

    I tried installing HTC_IME mod, but it was too big for my Wildfire.

    Any alternatives?
     
  8. Joehunni

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    get smart keyboard (pro), it has the option to predict in browsers. On a side note, welcome to the Sprint HTC Hero forums lol.
     
  9. DFRESH

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    I'm using the Dolphin Browser HD + Swype keyboard and it works great for me :D
     
  10. shadders139

    shadders139 Well-Known Member
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    so is using a 3rd party keyboard app the only solution to this problem? i agree that it is really annoying :(
     
  11. insaneoctane

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    Bump. Any progress here? Google w/o predictive sucks.
     
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