Re: Some Questions

Sharon Kim

Hmm I'm not a fan of the one finger swipe up. Just because if it works that way outside the app, it tends to activate the control center orr otherr stuch stuff. Unless you mean inside the app. I wouldn't mind a two finger swipe up. That wouldn't conflict with anything. As far as capitalization goes, you can do a two finger double tap Unless again, you're talking about the app itself rather than the system wide keyboard.

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From: "Salman Haider" <
Date sent: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 15:41:57 +0500
Subject: Re: [FlickType-alpha] Some Questions

I too like the suggestion of being able to add a word manually to the
dictionary by using a one finger swipe up gesture (like it used to be
in the initial Flicktype days).
I also don't think that it would be more confusing as Dave correctly
pointed out, that gesture at this point does not do anything.
Therefore, if anything, it would simply be an addition to the existing
functionality and only be used by users who actually prefer adding
words to the dictionary that way.
To reduce any confusion, the existing method of manually adding words
to the dictionary should also be kept.

I also like the suggestion of adding a one finger swipe up gesture to
capitalize a letter, and that does not have anything to do with 3D
touch. Simply more convenient in my opinion.


On 3/8/19, David Nason <> wrote:
I don't see why that would be. It's no more confusing than any other gesture
I don't think...
On 7 Mar 2019, at 20:58, Chuck Dean <> wrote:

Good point... But the only problem I see, and its a minor point, is there
may be some confusion among the less tech savy users.

Chuck (mobile)
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On Mar 7, 2019, at 1:22 PM, David Nason <> wrote:

Hi Chuck,

I could live with a two finger swipe, though always prefer one.
The way I see it though, this would not affect the very important
function that you mention. After manually typing a word, the first swipe
right just confirms the word, a swipe down gives you alternative
suggestions, while a swipe up does nothing. Emoji and punctuation require
a second swipe right.


On 7 Mar 2019, at 19:06, Chuck Dean <> wrote:

Hi David,
Would a two finger swipe up to enter manually typed words into the
dictionary work for you ?
I would hate to lose the single finger swipe up for emoji, and the swipe
down for punctuation.

Chuck (mobile)
Pleez x cuze enny tie ping or spelin air ores.

Our 1972 Honda 600 Coupe

Our 1961 Vespa 400

On Mar 7, 2019, at 11:27 AM, David Nason <> wrote:

Hi Kosta and Ashley,

I hope you're well.

Firstly, thanks for adding the ability to clear out the dictionary, it
is very helpful.
However I am now in a bit of a bind. I don't want to switch on the
automatic adding of manually typed words, because as mentioned, it gets
messy. But the requirement to go into the app to add words manually is
a pain honestly. So I wondered if you could add back the ability to add
words manually while typing? Previously this was done with a swipe up
after confirming the word, which worked well.

I also wonder if you might consider bringing back the one finger swipe
up to capitalize a letter? The reason I ask is that the iPhone X R does
not have 3D Touch, and it seems very possible that Apple will kill the
feature entirely.
Your implementation of 3D Touch is the best I've seen, and the only
thing I would really miss! I'm probably going to get the next version
of the XR this year, and would hate to lose the ability to type as I do
now, I don't like the two finger tap method at all.

My final question is kinda from left field...
Are you by any chance considering taking FlickType across to Android?


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