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I love Swype, but it has one big problem: it's almost impossible to use in landscape on a 5-inch screen. It just gets difficult to run my finger correctly across the keyboard when it's spread out across the entire screen.

Is there a way to restrict the width of swype (or virtual keyboards in general) when in landscape mode? I just want it to retain the standard layout of the portrait keyboard.

Running a fully rooted and customizable Nexus 4.

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Thanks for clarifying your question. I don't think it's possible in general, but I don't know about Swype in particular. –  Dan Hulme Jun 11 '13 at 10:52
@DanHulme I'm pretty sure swype has no option of this sort, that's why I was asking about keyboards in general. I was hoping there might be some hack that forces the keyboard to stay in portrait even if the device is in landscape. But it was just a shot in the dark anyway. =/ –  Malabarba Jun 12 '13 at 9:38
SwiftKey has this feature nowadays, and supports gesture typing like Swype. –  Dan Hulme Jan 23 '14 at 14:23

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