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The fastest way I've found is to actually swipe from the "m/?" or "z/!" keys directly to the space bar. That'll insert a punctuation mark and then a space. In the same fashion, you can insert a period or a comma. The other similar shortcut I use creates an "'s" by swiping from the apostrophe to the "s". Some similar suggestions can be found in Swype's ...


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Open up the memo application (or anywhere that you can enter text), enter the "ki" that's giving you problems, highlight it and hit the Swype key on the lower left; it will prompt you to delete the word. In general it will remember new words that you enter; you may have to type them out letter-by-letter first.


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If you only need the backtick for when you're entering code on StackExchange sites, then there's actually no reason to type the character. Any time you're in a Question or Answer box, there's a set of icons just above the box, pressing the 101 010 button puts a pair of matching backticks into the text box at the current cursor location, with some replacable ...


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Holding down the '. key will get you a menu of extra characters to type. I saw the ` there. 2012-10-09 Update: I recently check with the beta version of Swype, and noticed that the ` had moved to r4 key, but my original answer is still valid for the version of Swype built into my phone. Future versions of Swype may move special keys around, and you may need ...


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Capitalizing in Swype is pretty easy. If I wanted to swype Joe I would hit the j and then swype to a point above the keyboard on the screen, then back down to o and e. If I wanted to do JOE, I would swype from j to a point above the keyboard, then do a little loop while still above the keyboard, then swype to o and e. So, in order to get a capital I, hit ...


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They have here but doesn't give a clear reason. How can I buy Swype? / When will Swype be on the Android market? We have considered a direct-download sales model, but there are two challenges to that approach: Customer Support - Providing Swype users with the level of professional support they deserve is a priority for us. We're still a ...


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So I was facing the same issue as well, and after getting no help from internet and forums, I contacted swype, here is the reply I received from them. I have not tried it yet, but I expect it to work. * This is, unfortunately, a known issue with the beta on some devices; it is particularly prevalent on the HTC Incredible, and occurs specifically ...


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The version of Swype pre-loaded on most Gingerbread Galaxy S's does have arrow keys built in. Swipe your finger across from the Swype button in the bottom left corner of the keyboard to the SYM button alongside it, and you should see the cursor control screen instead. Just tap the ABC button to get back to the normal keyboard. (the other useful extra ...


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Actually I had the same problem as you, and I searched the help dictionary. You have to swype from "I" down to the spacebar in order for it to auto-cap. It's not as easy to find or widely known. Also as a heads-up you can do this with "a" too. The brilliant thing about it is that you only have to be close to the "I" and "a" in order for it to space/cap.


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Using the version of Swype that comes pre-loaded on a UK Galaxy S, I can long-press on the "Q" in the top-left of the keyboard to get a list of languages pop-up. The top two options here on my phone are "UK English" and "US English". If I switch between the two, and then swype through "colo[u]r" (obviously you have to swype across the "u" to get from the ...


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Apparently I was closing out of the install app too early. When you install Swype (the actual app, not the installer), and press done, you must WAIT about 2 to 4 seconds for a dialog box to appear to "Enable Swype". DO NOT PRESS BACK (and then try to enable Swype via the keyboards in Settings) because it will not work! Swype has to show this dialog box in ...


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You must be a part of the beta program: Go to http://beta.swype.com/ Login Resend the beta email: https://beta.swype.com/android/welcome/?resend=yes On your Android phone, go to the link in the email: https://beta.swype.com/android/get/ It should start downloading the installer to setup Swype. If you still have problems, you'll need to contact their ...


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Following keyboard apps have arrow keys: Hacker's Keyboard Go Keyboard with its Pad Plugin Simply install them. Hacker's Keyboard is not liked on smartphones due to its small buttons, but as you are on tablet, I'd recommend it to you. It has all keys found on a PC's physical keyboard (including even Control, Alt etc keys). Take a look of it: Use Go ...


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So far, it seems like this dictionary has eluded people all over. There are a few things that have worked for most people as far as getting swype under control. To delete a single word, type it using Swype, highlight it (by clicking or double clicking the word), and press the Swype key (button with "info" icon) To add a word, type it very carefully letter ...


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This happens when you use Link2SD or Apps2SD and move either the Swype App or the Swype installer App to your SD card. To fix it, move the installer and Swype back to the phone and reboot. I found some of this information on http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1042241 the rest I figured out by trying things.


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Swype uses a "closed" beta system to distribute its app rather than using the Market. You can register for the beta and get a download link for their installer by simply visiting the Swype website. Disclaimer: I have no idea if the Wildfire is "officially" supported, but QVGA screen support is noted for v3.0. The forum thread you linked to in your question ...


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As far as I know, Swype only comes in two sets: full (all languages) and a English/Spanish set. However, there is a hidden feature: you can swype from the Swype key to the Q key to switch between your current language and the last language you used.


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The latest version of Swype beta (or at least the version before the most recent version) is a bit more self-sustained. All I had to do when I updated was to go to the Swype installer app. It had an update for itself. After updating, it then presented an option for me to update Swype and stepped me through the process, including disabling, updating, and ...


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Recent versions of Swype (I have 3.26.92.38303) allow you to download additional languages: Select Settings → Language & inuput → Swype → Language Options → Manage Languages → Download languages and choose the language that you wish to add.


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Swype has just released a second beta, but I believe this is only for those who were on the beta before. Nevertheless, you can try it here: http://beta.swype.com/ To install Swype, you install the "Swype installer" which will authenticate you as a valid user and then download and install the actual Swype APK. They are keeping tight control over the actual ...


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I'm not sure, but I think that when the SD card is mounted by a computer through USB the phone can't access it. I'd hazard a guess that you used the keyboard while you were plugged into the USB and swype couldn't get at it's dictionary so it started a new one which was saved to SD once USB was unplugged. That could be worth an experiment.


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From Swype Help Swype supports text entry in a number of languages. To switch between languages: Tap the SYM key. Tap the key showing the abbreviation code for the currently active language (e.g. "EN" for English). A Language Choice window displays, showing available languages. Select the desired language by tapping it in the ...


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Still no way without root. ( But I'll post some quick links for root users. The old method (need to edit settings.db with SQLite Database Browser): http://blog.pathany.com/2011/12/swype-on-kindle-fire.html New easier methods: [Guide] Get Swype working without having to edit settings.db Four simple steps to use alternative keyboards With Kindle Fire ...


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Swype uses a separate dictionary. You can access the settings for both from within the system settings: From the homescreen, open settings → language & keyboard for Swype continue: Swype → Personal dictionary for the default keyboard: My dictionary There you can edit/add/remove words from your user dictionary.


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Looks like this feature was disabled in the latest version of Swype: http://forum.swype.com/archive/index.php/t-6439.html phargarten 06-22-2012, 11:16 AM Hey Swypers, We've changed the delete behavior a bit -- and while it took me a day to get used to it, I have to say it has sped up my Swyping a bit. So here's a couple changes we've made to ...


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From Swype Forum: Swype 3.25 update problems - Parse Error, Data Error, Download Failed, Password Reset [snip] If you are experiencing either of these problems please uninstall SwypeInstaller and get it again from our beta site: http://beta.swype.com/android/get This should get you up and running. Don't forget to uninstall the previous ...


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I don't know if a preloaded version of Swype can be updated with a Beta or not, but beta.swype.com is the starting point for downloading the Swype installer, which will then download the actual Swype keyboard (you must register on beta.swype.com first). Swype also has user forums, this page lists their Samsung-specific boards. I took a quick look under ...


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I've noticed that the spacing gets off in some fields, it will show extra spaces or back up over the last characters. Sometimes I have to use a different keyboard - the stock one or another tap keyboard. Do you have the latest version of Skype Beta? They put out a couple of them recently. Maybe that will help.


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I am looking at Swype right now, and it's got a cogweel in the bottom left corner, which if pressed for more than 1 second gives you a choice of the input methods (Swype, Android Keyboard, others...) http://i.stack.imgur.com/3Jg4v.png



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