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I really think that is it in its simplest form. I am use to using it everyday. I really am not sure what could make the FlickType cursor control on par with the VoiceOver rotor option. I guess just making the FlickType manual input more seamless, and adding the new line feature would make me use the FlickType keyboard in more circumstances. You have done a great job, I really think it's simply the VoiceOver rotor is built in.
On May 20, 2018, at 1:30 PM, FlickType <hello@...
Thank you Ed, that does clear it up. Aside from the unbeatable aspect that the standard VoiceOver cursor mechanism is familiar, can you describe in more detail what aspects of it you prefer over the gesture control in FlickType?
all of the basic gestures are the same between FlickType and Fleksy. I guess I was more referring to the difference between the default iOS keyboard. And Fleksy. Not to take anything away from your cursor control but I prefer using the VoiceOver rotor with the half screen keyboard. I just feel that the simpler you can make the gestures the better it will be for all users. With Fleksy in the minimum style keyboard the gestures are very simple and straight forward. The only thing I am missing is the ability to quickly switch between modes such as symbols and numbers. I hope this clears up my previous email...
On May 20, 2018, at 1:07 PM, FlickType <hello@...
Ed, you mentioned: “The typing is so much easier and quicker for me with the gestures I forgive the stutter with VoiceOver.”
What gestures are you referring to that are not available in FlickType? Are you talking about the new line?
Hi Ed, thanks, I'll try it once I turn on Fleksy again. I don't like having more than two keyboards active at a time.
try performing a two finger flick down in the bottom right hand corner. This should insert a new line.
u Kosta, i went back and downloaded Fleksy again to see how it interacts with the iOS screen. As i an typing this, i an using the Fleksy minimal keyboard. The keyboard is the bottom half of the screen, and i can interact with all the nails text fields and i can use the rotor Tu move the cursor where i want. The predictive engine doesn't seem as good, it has a stutter when announcing words, and there is no good way to insert a new line. Also, changing keyboards is a nightmare, having to change to the spacebar keyboard first, then using the globe button to select a keyboard. My pointr is, this would be the perfect keyboard layout, for me anyways, and is what i mean by a half screen keyboard. Plus i can easily input my text replacements. 😎 👍