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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Gooner4Life, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. Gooner4Life

    Gooner4Life Lurker
    Thread Starter

    All,

    I've got a problem with my keyboard function that I hope someone can help with.

    Until yesterday evening my standard keyboard had predictive text and punctuation options on a single line above the keyboard.

    From yesterday, when I go to use the keyboard the punctuation option has gone and the predictive text line been elongated. I've no idea how I lost, or can recover, the punctuation option as it doesn't seem to be in the settings options.

    Can anyone shed any light on this?
     


  2. Mikestony

    Mikestony ~30% Carbon Black ±
    Moderator

    When in the keyboard, try to hit the menu button. That will toggle the punctuation/predictive text line for me.
    Do I understand your question correctly?
     
  3. Gooner4Life

    Gooner4Life Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Thanks but that doesn't address the problem.

    From the Forums I've read it seems that my SG3 keypad was unique!

    My stock keyboard had a narrower predictive text line with punctuation options to the left of the suggested word list, I could add a '!.?, without having to hold the SYM or . key. That function has now disappeared and I don't know how to retrieve it.
     
  4. n2rius

    n2rius Lurker

    i have the same problem

    have you had any luck with a fix? coz its very annoying
     
  5. DoubleOhMark

    DoubleOhMark Lurker

    Same problem, wish I hadn't updated now.

    To try and offer my wording and see if that helps any potential crisis solvers;

    When typing (text, e-mail, whatever) The keypad was the default Samsung QWERTY keyboard and had predictive text. When auto-filling a word (e.g. typing 'wo' and it offering to extend it to 'word'), choosing that word resulted in the prediction bar offering you various punctuation choices for the end of the word should you so wish to use them. It also auto-corrected words such as couldn't, won't, can't etc. with the apostrophes without having to go to the symbols page and manually input. Previously very time-efficient because of this.

    However, now this bar merely contains words, doesn't auto-correct and offers no punctuation options for the end of words!

    HELP?!
     
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  6. Mikestony

    Mikestony ~30% Carbon Black ±
    Moderator

    Did this all happen to you guys after an update of the OS at all? (I see DoubleohMark has yes?)
     
  7. GTWalling

    GTWalling Android Expert

    Thank Apple for some of this. The Auto correct had to be removed because Apple had the patent. You can get it back by using a different keyboard from the market.
     
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  8. DoubleOhMark

    DoubleOhMark Lurker

    Any advice on which are good keyboard apps to download and if it's worth paying for any? There's a whole host on there and deciding between them, or trial and error, seems tedious and time-consuming!

    PS. Damn you Jobs, damn you!
     
  9. bobolinko

    bobolinko Well-Known Member

    Go to settings>application manager>All
    Select Samsung Keyboard, clear cache and settings.
    I'll bet you it works.... lemme know if it does!
    Good Luck,
    Aloha!
     
  10. n2rius

    n2rius Lurker

    (Sh)It happened after the update
     
  11. n2rius

    n2rius Lurker

    Didnt work...
     

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