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General Auto-suggest Dictionary modifications?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sgoldwa, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. sgoldwa

    sgoldwa Member
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    Hi there. I am loving my Eris and looking forward to the Dec 11 update.

    I am just wondering if the auto-suggest dictionary is user-modifiable. I use compact QWERTY (like SureType on BB). When I type "we", what comes out is "qe" which is the default word it wants to use. Perhaps I used it once and saved it? How can I delete the words I don't want popping up anymore (especially the ones I may have added)?

    Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. BY724

    BY724 Well-Known Member
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    That's a good question, wish I could help you out. Sometimes the auto-correct is really helpful, but other times it is useless. For example, you could accidentally hit the w key before typing a word, and it wouldn't autocorrect it. Kind of annoying.
     
  3. astrobill

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    I'd like to know the answer for the Sprint HTC Hero. I've accidentally added "corrections" that I'd like to remove from the autocorrect dictionary.
     
  4. Bswartz95

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    I don't think you can modify the dictionary in 1.5. You can completely reset it, but cannot remove individual words.

    With 2.1 you can remove single words you've added.
     
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  5. thenestor

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    Agreed. In 1.5, to reset the user dictionary, go to Settings>Applications>Manage Applications>Touch Input and click the "Clear Data" button. In 2.1, you go to Settings>Language & keyboard>Touch Input>User Dictionary to edit, add, or delete words.
     
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