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Silly 2.1 keyboard stole my comma key

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by vincentp, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member
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    So, the 2.1 keyboard that's included with a lot of the ROMs has the voice dictation feature. They decided to stick the key for it right where the comma used to be, right? I could've sworn there was a comma there before.

    It's been driving me crazy too, because I like to punctuate my text messages. Anywhere I can snag the APK of the 2.0.1 keyboard? The voice dictation is spotty anyways, I sent a text yesterday that said this:

    "Absolutely man, come on over if you want a man of our lady of the leading job in a minute."
     

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  2. alostpacket

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    Yup, been driving me nuts too. There has to be another place for it.
     
  3. dmobile5

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    Yes their is a way on when you have the keyboard open hold down the 123 key until a message pops up then choose Android Keyboard Setting and then uncheck Voice Input...
    You can also just "swype" your finger across the keyboard to access the Voice Input if u want that an a comma
     
  4. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member
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    Bah, I feel like a noob for not checking the keyboard settings. Thanks man.

    /facepalm
     
  5. alostpacket

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    Nice, that's helpful, would be better, if they had just, put it, somewhere else, but, thanks for, the tip, it's, nice, to, have, my, commas, back,.
     
  6. vincentp

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    I, agree, completely.
     
  7. Fabolous

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    How does one exactly 'swipe' the keyboard for voice input? Because no matter how I do it, it just pops some letters up but never registers them or brings up a voice prompt.
     
  8. alostpacket

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    lol, I should have added a Shatner picture. Khaaaaaaaan!
     
  9. Trel

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    The spelling and the quotes were important. It's the name of an app.
     
  10. kbayer

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    If you need the comma, slide the physical keyboard open and hold down the "x" for a count of three. Place the Droid on a table and spin it on its side, then loop your arm over your head and make a figure 8 in the air.
    Works every time.
     

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