Re: Great built with some questions...

Chuck Dean

Hi George, 
 The 3D touch should capitalize the letter. 


On May 27, 2018, at 11:45 AM, George Cham <George.cham@...> wrote:

Ok, I've tried the 3 d touch when in the custom keyboard. I get a letter. Not  sure what  the 3 d touch is suppose to do. Got iPhone8

Kind regards,

George Cham

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From: <> on behalf of Sharon Kim <sharon.mi.kim22@...>
Sent: Monday, May 28, 2018 4:39:57 AM
Subject: Re: [FlickType-alpha] Great built with some questions...
Hello all,
Okay the vanishing text bit... has never happened to me. Not going to lie.
I love the current build, thank you so very much for putting in the
next button. It is greatly appreciated.
One other thing, the 3d touch thing confuses me. I just sooner not
deal with it, especially if the gestures are going to be there.
I hope anyways, you wont' take out the gestures for the 3d things.
Because... no clue what those are.
anyways, hope this helps.

On 5/27/18, Chuck Dean <cadean329@...> wrote:
>  Hi Kosta,
>  My text has only vanished twice, and I do a lot of typing. It is not a deal
> breaker for me.
> Chuck
>> On May 27, 2018, at 11:07 AM, FlickType <hello@...> wrote:
>> Thanks for the comments.
>> On low vision color schemes, as well as the visual appearance of the
>> keyboard, we are planning to improve those soon, but probably not before
>> the custom keyboard launches on the App Store.
>> On 3D Touch not working for you Ed, it could be the iOS beta that's
>> causing the issue, but you can try adjusting the 3D Touch sensitivity from
>> the Accessibility settings. Also the pressure required for this to work in
>> FlickType may be more than you are used to - if so I might need to reduce
>> that threshold a bit. I should also add here that 3D Touch is not a main
>> area of focus right now, and in fact I mostly wanted to make sure that
>> nobody accidentally triggers it when they don't intend to. The actual
>> action may change, for example it could switch between letters and numbers
>> or symbols, and the action might even be configurable in the future.
>> On full emoji support within FlickType: this is definitely planned, but
>> might not make it before launching on the App Store. However, customizing
>> the emoji shortcuts should be there soon, before we launch.
>> On the shortcut options in the main app, are you referring to number or
>> symbol entry? We are currently assessing what we could do with an extra
>> row above the letters, and this could be a number row, or a common symbols
>> row, or something similar to the current app, but we want to make sure the
>> learning curve is not as steep as what's in the main app today. This will
>> probably be something we add post-launch. Also, it would be very helpful
>> if you could tell us the top few use cases that you love about it as it is
>> in the app now. And one final note on this, for email fields we will soon
>> make the @ and period symbols available in the main layout, similar to the
>> iOS keyboard.
>> Phonetics when performing manual input are coming soon.
>> On sometimes getting an adjacent letter entered when lifting your finger
>> to do manual input: this was not the case before, but I had to temporarily
>> disable the code that prevented that as it was making selecting the
>> numbers, next keyboard, dismiss and return keys harder to select. This
>> should be fixed soon.
>> On vanishing text: I am investigating this right now, and is I think the
>> biggest problem we are currently experiencing. One thing I'd love to
>> better assess, is how common this occurrence is. I understand that losing
>> your text even just once can be a very poor experience, but is it
>> currently happening enough that you'd rather use the iOS keyboard
>> instead?
>> Thanks for your continued feedback, much appreciated, smile.
>> - Kosta

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