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I type in two languages regularly - depends on who I communicate with, in perhaps 60:40 or 70:30 ratio. Sometimes I even use words from both languages in the same text. Both languages are supported by Swype. But I can only select one of them at one time, so when I need to type in the other language I have to change the settings, which is quite inconvenient. Can I merge two dictionaries or activate both of them at the same time?

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you can long-press on the letter Q to quickly change language on Swype –  Lie Ryan Jan 6 '11 at 10:40
    
wow you're right.. you can post that as an answer imo. –  Louis Rhys Jan 6 '11 at 12:04
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It's still inconvenient, multiple dictionaries active at the same time would be a neat feature. –  starblue Jan 6 '11 at 12:38
    
agreed. Still this is better than having to change the Settings. –  Louis Rhys Jan 6 '11 at 13:10
    
I also recommend suggesting this to the Swype people. –  Matthew Read Jan 7 '11 at 18:24
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you can long-press on the letter Q to quickly change language on Swype

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Swype from swype symbol to q to quickly change between two most recently used languages. http://forum.swype.com/showthread.php?1253-Easy-language-change-on-the-Keyboard

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You could also try to just add the words you use most of the time, even it is from a different language.

That is what I do. When I'm using one language, and I need a word that is available in the other language, I just type it and add it to my personal dictionary. Over time I will have two dictionaries who will probably both have the words I use the most.

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