Re: Build 69


George Cham <George.cham@...>
 

Yes ! When you start typing and you miss spell a word . You hear a bubble sound . Tslitely touch at the top of the ios keyboard , and you should get the correct word  .

Kind regards,

George Cham

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From: alpha@flicktype.groups.io <alpha@flicktype.groups.io> on behalf of Chuck Dean <cadean329@...>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2018 3:18:34 PM
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Subject: Re: [FlickType-alpha] Build 69
 
Ok, I did not know that voice over would do that. You learn something new every day.


Chuck

On May 20, 2018, at 10:02 PM, George Cham <George.cham@...> wrote:

Hi chuck  ,i'm relying on voiceover to tell me what the word is when I touch the bar at the top of the ios keyboard  .

Kind regards,

George Cham

‘May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.’
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From: alpha@flicktype.groups.io <alpha@flicktype.groups.io> on behalf of Chuck Dean <cadean329@...>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2018 2:47:04 PM
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Subject: Re: [FlickType-alpha] Build 69
 
Hi George, those tiny letters haven't been seen by these eyes for thirty years. When I type a six letter word, the size of the font on the FlickType keyboard is about as small as I can see with my naked eye.


Chuck

On May 20, 2018, at 9:17 PM, George Cham <George.cham@...> wrote:

Hi list , I often use the prodictive text replacement at the top of the ios keyboard  . It really helps when it shows me the correct spelling .

Kind regards,

George Cham

‘May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.’
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From: alpha@flicktype.groups.io <alpha@flicktype.groups.io> on behalf of Alan Lemly <walemly@...>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2018 1:21:31 PM
To: alpha@flicktype.groups.io
Subject: Re: [FlickType-alpha] Build 69
 

I agree with Macky on preferring the magic tap gesture to switch between FlickTyping and touch typing. I always prefer a toggle action and using the magic tap to switch between these two seems more logical than having a touch and hold to switch to touch typing and  then having to find the key to the left of the spacebar to switch back to FlickTyping. Never mind that changing to this different gesture regime occurred at the same time I experienced the problem I'm having with being unable to get back to FlickTyping which I've already posted about.

 

Alan Lemly

 

From: alpha@flicktype.groups.io [mailto:alpha@flicktype.groups.io] On Behalf Of Macster
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2018 8:46 AM
To: alpha@flicktype.groups.io
Subject: Re: [FlickType-alpha] Build 69

 

I think there is a split in the camp here, but I preferred the double tap gesture to enable the touch typing mode and the press and hold gesture to return to the iOS keyboard. My reasoning for this is the double tap is quicker and I invariably would be changing between flick and touch much more than flick and iOS. It just seemed more responsive to me that way and it also eliminated the need to feel around for the dedicated change back to flick typing button at the bottom. I don't think there is a right or wrong answer to this, just personal preference. Macky 


On 20 May 2018, at 09:55, David Nason <dnason@...> wrote:

I'm a little on the fence about the choice of gestures. I do definitely prefer the tap and hold to the magic tap, but the fact that you can't use the same gesture to go back from the touch typing mode to the flick mode is arguably a problem. My brain would prefer if I could use the same gesture to go both ways.

 

I really like what you've done in this build though, in that I can tap and hold, and navigate to the key I want, all in one go. Superb. 

 

I too like the idea of a half screen option. But I also see that this could be difficult for some users. Many people cannot see enough to be as targeted as others in there taps, so the full screen keyboard allows them much more ability to type successfully. So if implemented, it would have to be optional. The same fact is true for the discussion yesterday about typing accuracy. Of course user training and practice is necessary, but its easier for those of us who have some usable sight to be accurate than those who don't. So lets not dismiss the need to keep that conversation in mind.

 

Dave

 

 


On 20 May 2018, at 03:08, Chuck Dean <cadean329@...> wrote:

 

This is another reason for the half screen keyboard. If the top half is the iOS screen, we could use the rotor to edit text and to change the cursor position; leaving the FlickType area for the same gestures as the app's keyboard.

 

Chuck


On May 19, 2018, at 7:03 PM, George Cham <George.cham@...> wrote:

If thats the case , after flicking right for space, can we have a flick gesture down for symbles  and numbers ?

 

Kind Regards,

 

George Cham

 

 


From: alpha@flicktype.groups.io <alpha@flicktype.groups.io> on behalf of Ed Worrell <ed.worrell@...>
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:57:33 AM
To: alpha@flicktype.groups.io
Subject: Re: [FlickType-alpha] Build 69

 

I think we will have the same manual typing as the keyboard in the future.

Ed
I believe at some point there will be no difference between the modes. I think the short cuts are simply there to return to the gesture keyboard at this point and time. I think we will have the same manual typing as the keyboard in the future.
> On May 19, 2018, at 7:02 PM, Benny Barber <rebelben@...> wrote:
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> I prefer the magic tap to return to the iOS keyboard and tap and hold for direct typing. Thanks.
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> Benny
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>> On May 19, 2018, at 7:16 PM, FlickType <hello@...> wrote:
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>> - Allow the same long press gesture that triggers Touch Typing to continue the exploration, so you don't have to start a second press every time.
>> - Fix shift sometimes not being in the correct state upon entering Touch Typing mode.
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>> Please continue providing as much feedback as possible, thank you all for being so awesome!
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>> - Kosta
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