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Looking for a keyboard app with a handwriting feature

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by chanchan05, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor
    Thread Starter

    I'm looking for a keyboard app which is able to switch to handwriting mode. For those of you who came from a 5800 or N97, you'd remember this as where the keyboard popup appears like a blank slate where you write with your stylus and the letters get recognized. Anybody knows of an app with that capability?

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  2. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Android Expert

    FlexT9 keyboard has a handwriting mode. When you open the keyboard, there's a little pencil button on the bottom right, and when you click on it, it changes the keyboard to a blank area you use your finger to write letters in.
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  3. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor
    Thread Starter

    Thanks. I'll try that.
  4. ambientdroid

    ambientdroid Well-Known Member

    Another one is 'graffiti'.
  5. Whiskeypawz

    Whiskeypawz Android Enthusiast

  6. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor
    Thread Starter

    Tried graffiti and no thanks.
  7. alanbcohen

    alanbcohen Member

    Different strokes for different folks...
    I used Graffiti for 15 years on PalmOS and several months on my Android. I could not stand the Android keyboard apps. But that is why there are CHOICES.
  8. sohguanh

    sohguanh Android Enthusiast

    Motorola smart-phones come with one they provided and Swype I think but I find the Motorola version good enough for my use.

    I have to confess I discover this only last night after 1.5 years using that smartphone!!!! Now am I stupid or what :O
  9. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor
    Thread Starter

    I'm not talking about swype.
  10. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon
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    As suggested already: Flex T9
  11. Darkseas

    Darkseas Well-Known Member

    Here's another thumbs up for Graffiti.

    I panned it in a much earlier post because the software couldn't recognize letters as fast as I could draw them on my phone with a slow processor. However, the Amazon free app motivated me to try again on my tablet, and there the letters are recognized as fast as I can write them.

    Once you've learned the characters, you can use Graffiti as fast as you can print with pen and paper.
  12. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor
    Thread Starter

    My phone's market wont show FlexT9. What I dont like about graffiti is that I have to relearn my writing style, essentially I cant as i would normally on it.

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