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Latest build FlickType Keyboard, Version 0.1 (29) won't run on an iPhone 5

Daniel McGee
 

Can anyone confirm. When using an iPhone 5 the latest build from test flight FlickType is unable to run when the app loads? 
I have already tried quitting from the app switcher and even restarting the 5. On both attempt, didn't work.

Re: New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

Daniel McGee
 

Hi Kosta & Ashley
Would it be possible to have a toggle for the pitch for spell words in settings? 
I have just updated to the latest build and liked how words were spelled out before. Its a hearing aid thing for me that's all. The lower the pitch the better. So how it was before the latest build was fine for me. 
Besides that, I don't mind the new sound effects. Actually find the tapping of the keys when typing to be quite a bit louder witch I consider to be a bonus for me. 
Thanks for redding and keep up the amazing work! 
Daniel 
_____________________________
From: FlickType <@FlickType>
Sent: Saturday, April 7, 2018 1:50 am
Subject: Re: [flicktype] New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!
To: <flicktype@groups.io>


Thank you Brandon. For now you can turn off the deletion sound from the
setting, and we will be adding the old sounds back as an option in the next
release.

And just a general note for now as well as in the future, you can always
revert back to the previous release if you just go to TestFlight and select
"Previous builds" towards the bottom of the page.

- Kosta

http://flicktype.com
Invite your friends to beta@... today!
Follow us @FlickType <https://twitter.com/FlickType> for the latest updates!
Join the discussion: https://groups.io/g/flicktype

On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 5:47 PM, Brandon Cross <bcross3286@...> wrote:

I can't say I like the new sounds to be honest, though the typing is the
least of the problems. It is just a bit loud for my taste, the older one
was quiet, but I could get used to that. The deletion sound though, I
really don't like that at all, not only is it loud, its very high pitched
almost to the point of being painful.
On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 7:55 PM, FlickType <@FlickType> wrote:

[Edited Message Follows]
[Reason: Changed the preferred feedback channel to be through replying to
this topic, rather than through the TestFlight app]

App changes follow below. Please report all your feedback by replying to
this topic. Thank you for testing FlickType!

In this release:
- Complete revamp of of all sound effects: taps, deletions, errors, and
more. Tell us what you think!
- Deletion announcements will now always use a lower pitch, and will not
use the word "Deleted". You can turn that back on from the settings.
- Updated deletion sound effect, hopefully this is less intrusive. Thanks
Serina! You can now also turn it off from the settings.
- Words with numbers and symbols will now be announced correctly and in
detail, even if they contain no letters.
- Spelling of words now uses a higher pitch.
- Apostrophes in contractions like "it's" will be announced. Thanks Alan!
- Capital letter announcements will use the shorthand "cap" prefix
instead
of the full word "capital".
- Fixed pronunciation of colon symbol. Thanks Yana!
- Fixed wrong iPhone X keyboard positioning when in landscape mode.
- Added a few more words to the dictionary.

Notable earlier changes:
- Improved instructions
- Fixed stale text being read back when switching back to the app with
"Copy & Clear on exit" on
- Moved keyboard higher on iPhone X to better match the system keyboard
position
- Fixed repeating hint message on iPhone X
- Fixed haptic toggle sometimes not being respected
- Added new setting for haptic feedback, on by default
- Added setting to toggle the existing keyboard click sounds
- Added feedback when tapping and holding on the keyboard to accurately
choose characters
- Disabled proximity sensor when keyboard is dismissed (ie when using the
menu options). Thanks Ravi!
- Renamed "Auto-copy& clear" setting to "Copy & clear on exit". Thanks
Peter!
- Fix occasional issue where you could not longer type upon returning
from
app switching. Please let us know if you are still experiencing similar
issues.

Please report all your feedback by replying to this topic. Thank you for
testing FlickType!

Kosta & Ashley

PS: Don't forget to invite your friends to beta@...! The more
testers we have, the faster we can improve the app.





Re: Dictionary Word Requests and Mispronunciations`

Nozi
 
Edited

Great app. Is there a way of distinguishing words with an apostrophe from ones that don’t? At the moment you can’t tell which one has been typed until you flick backwards. Dictionary suggestions are pronounced the same.

Email Operations for Changing Groups.io List Settings

 

I run another email list on Groups.io and based on the troubles Tony had
joining this list, I thought I'd recap the things you can do via blank
emails sent to the correct address with a Groups.io subscription. Since this
is the FlickType group, I'm using its name in the send to email addresses.



Here is what you can do just by sending an email:



1. To subscribe: flicktype+subscribe@groups.io

2. To unsubscribe: flicktype+unsubscribe@groups.io

3. To get help: flicktype+help@groups.io

4. To go nomail: flicktype+nomail@groups.io

5. To go to digest delivery: flicktype+digest@groups.io

6. To go to full digest delivery: flicktype+fulldigest@groups.io

7. To return to single message delivery: flicktype+single@groups.io



All of those send to addresses in the list above are live links and should
open an email ready to send in your email client when executed.



Alan Lemly

Re: New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

Rocco Fiorentino
 

Hi all, loving the new release and FlickType in general; in fact, I'm using the app to type this message. I'm also extremely grateful for the amount of enthusiasm and responsiveness from the developers, I truly appreciate your passion for the app and user support. Having said that, I have a few general thoughts:

1. I love the new sounds. However, can there be a different sound other than the keyboard clicks for when a two finger swipe is performed to access the menu? Not a huge deal, but just food for thought.
2. Speaking of the menu, is the tap an hold gesture still supposed to exist to bring up the menu? I love the swipe up, but feel like it could get annoying for new users who may be manually trying to enter something and go outside the range of the keyboard. I only discovered this gesture by accident.
3. I like the announcement of contractions, but I wish only the's was announced because of VoiceOver's default lack of pronouncing it. I think words like I'm or aren't would be better pronounced normally, as before. Not sure if this makes sense? If I need to clarify please let me know. :)

On another note, like others have mentioned, it took me a while to get groups. Io to cooperate and allow me to reply /post. I finally got it but not initially user friendly. I'll reply to that respective topic tomorrow. Thank you again for bringing this back and bringing a much needed typing revamp to iOS.

iCloud sync

George Cham
 

Just wondering,
Will it be possible when the keyboard goes system wide,
Are you able to make it so the dictionary syncs across all devices using I cloud?

Kind Regards,

George Cham

Dictionary Word Requests and Mispronunciations`

 

We've had several common word requests that are not currently in the dictionary, as well as reports of mispronunciations of words, symbols, numbers, etc. Will you please comment with your requests and reports, and if you agree with what has been requested or reported please like the comment to help us decide what needs to be added and fixed?

Re: New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

 

The app is meant to be used with VoiceOver enabled, and we'd love to get it working for you. Some folks have previously mentioned that active or assistive touch settings might interfere with the app. Do you have any such accessibility settings enabled?

- Kosta

Re: New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

Michael Sciabarrasi
 

Hello. I am a voiceover user and I just attempted to use flicktype with voiceover enabled. The app does not seem to be compatible with voiceover. Is this app meant to be used with voiceover turned off? When I tapp on a key, it doesn’t type the letter unless I double tap on it. Also, sometimes no matter where I tap on the screen it just says ready to type. Also, when I swipe up with 2 fingers with voiceover turned on it doesn’t bring me to the menu.

Re: intro

Tony - The Blind Kind
 

Groups.IO gave me a way to confirm my account through the browser, and it acted like I had, but when I tried to post, it told me that my account had not yet been confirmed. It was not until I clicked the link to confirm my account through the email I received that I was really confirmed and could then post, after setting a password.

Sent from my mobile device

On Apr 6, 2018, at 8:54 PM, FlickType <@FlickType> wrote:

Thank you Tony, and welcome!

Could you tell us what issues you had in joining this list, and how you managed to resolve them? Might help some other folks too...


Re: intro

 

Thank you Tony, and welcome!

Could you tell us what issues you had in joining this list, and how you managed to resolve them? Might help some other folks too...

Re: New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

 

Thank you Brandon. For now you can turn off the deletion sound from the
setting, and we will be adding the old sounds back as an option in the next
release.

And just a general note for now as well as in the future, you can always
revert back to the previous release if you just go to TestFlight and select
"Previous builds" towards the bottom of the page.

- Kosta

http://flicktype.com
Invite your friends to beta@... today!
Follow us @FlickType <https://twitter.com/FlickType> for the latest updates!
Join the discussion: https://groups.io/g/flicktype

On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 5:47 PM, Brandon Cross <bcross3286@...> wrote:

I can't say I like the new sounds to be honest, though the typing is the
least of the problems. It is just a bit loud for my taste, the older one
was quiet, but I could get used to that. The deletion sound though, I
really don't like that at all, not only is it loud, its very high pitched
almost to the point of being painful.
On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 7:55 PM, FlickType <@FlickType> wrote:

[Edited Message Follows]
[Reason: Changed the preferred feedback channel to be through replying to
this topic, rather than through the TestFlight app]

App changes follow below. Please report all your feedback by replying to
this topic. Thank you for testing FlickType!

In this release:
- Complete revamp of of all sound effects: taps, deletions, errors, and
more. Tell us what you think!
- Deletion announcements will now always use a lower pitch, and will not
use the word "Deleted". You can turn that back on from the settings.
- Updated deletion sound effect, hopefully this is less intrusive. Thanks
Serina! You can now also turn it off from the settings.
- Words with numbers and symbols will now be announced correctly and in
detail, even if they contain no letters.
- Spelling of words now uses a higher pitch.
- Apostrophes in contractions like "it's" will be announced. Thanks Alan!
- Capital letter announcements will use the shorthand "cap" prefix
instead
of the full word "capital".
- Fixed pronunciation of colon symbol. Thanks Yana!
- Fixed wrong iPhone X keyboard positioning when in landscape mode.
- Added a few more words to the dictionary.

Notable earlier changes:
- Improved instructions
- Fixed stale text being read back when switching back to the app with
"Copy & Clear on exit" on
- Moved keyboard higher on iPhone X to better match the system keyboard
position
- Fixed repeating hint message on iPhone X
- Fixed haptic toggle sometimes not being respected
- Added new setting for haptic feedback, on by default
- Added setting to toggle the existing keyboard click sounds
- Added feedback when tapping and holding on the keyboard to accurately
choose characters
- Disabled proximity sensor when keyboard is dismissed (ie when using the
menu options). Thanks Ravi!
- Renamed "Auto-copy& clear" setting to "Copy & clear on exit". Thanks
Peter!
- Fix occasional issue where you could not longer type upon returning
from
app switching. Please let us know if you are still experiencing similar
issues.

Please report all your feedback by replying to this topic. Thank you for
testing FlickType!

Kosta & Ashley

PS: Don't forget to invite your friends to beta@...! The more
testers we have, the faster we can improve the app.





Re: New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

Brandon Cross
 

I can't say I like the new sounds to be honest, though the typing is the
least of the problems. It is just a bit loud for my taste, the older one
was quiet, but I could get used to that. The deletion sound though, I
really don't like that at all, not only is it loud, its very high pitched
almost to the point of being painful.

On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 7:55 PM, FlickType <@FlickType> wrote:

[Edited Message Follows]
[Reason: Changed the preferred feedback channel to be through replying to
this topic, rather than through the TestFlight app]

App changes follow below. Please report all your feedback by replying to
this topic. Thank you for testing FlickType!

In this release:
- Complete revamp of of all sound effects: taps, deletions, errors, and
more. Tell us what you think!
- Deletion announcements will now always use a lower pitch, and will not
use the word "Deleted". You can turn that back on from the settings.
- Updated deletion sound effect, hopefully this is less intrusive. Thanks
Serina! You can now also turn it off from the settings.
- Words with numbers and symbols will now be announced correctly and in
detail, even if they contain no letters.
- Spelling of words now uses a higher pitch.
- Apostrophes in contractions like "it's" will be announced. Thanks Alan!
- Capital letter announcements will use the shorthand "cap" prefix instead
of the full word "capital".
- Fixed pronunciation of colon symbol. Thanks Yana!
- Fixed wrong iPhone X keyboard positioning when in landscape mode.
- Added a few more words to the dictionary.

Notable earlier changes:
- Improved instructions
- Fixed stale text being read back when switching back to the app with
"Copy & Clear on exit" on
- Moved keyboard higher on iPhone X to better match the system keyboard
position
- Fixed repeating hint message on iPhone X
- Fixed haptic toggle sometimes not being respected
- Added new setting for haptic feedback, on by default
- Added setting to toggle the existing keyboard click sounds
- Added feedback when tapping and holding on the keyboard to accurately
choose characters
- Disabled proximity sensor when keyboard is dismissed (ie when using the
menu options). Thanks Ravi!
- Renamed "Auto-copy& clear" setting to "Copy & clear on exit". Thanks
Peter!
- Fix occasional issue where you could not longer type upon returning from
app switching. Please let us know if you are still experiencing similar
issues.

Please report all your feedback by replying to this topic. Thank you for
testing FlickType!

Kosta & Ashley

PS: Don't forget to invite your friends to beta@...! The more
testers we have, the faster we can improve the app.



Re: New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

Rebecca Ilniski <rilniski@...>
 

I love this new sound scheme and the new releases get better every time.

Rebecca and Zeb
email: rilniski@...
Twitter: applegirl1994

On Apr 6, 2018, at 8:35 PM, George Cham <George.cham@...> wrote:

I like the new sound effects in this new version.
I can feel the haptic feedback on the I phone 8 it's very strong.

Kind Regards,

George Cham


________________________________
From: flicktype@groups.io <flicktype@groups.io> on behalf of FlickType <@FlickType>
Sent: Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:55:23 AM
To: flicktype@groups.io
Subject: [flicktype] New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

App changes follow below. Please report all your feedback through the TestFlight app, using the "Send Beta Feedback" option. Thank you for testing FlickType!

In this release:
- Complete revamp of of all sound effects: taps, deletions, errors, and more. Tell us what you think!
- Deletion announcements will now always use a lower pitch, and will not use the word "Deleted". You can turn that back on from the settings.
- Updated deletion sound effect, hopefully this is less intrusive. Thanks Serina! You can now also turn it off from the settings.
- Words with numbers and symbols will now be announced correctly and in detail, even if they contain no letters.
- Spelling of words now uses a higher pitch.
- Apostrophes in contractions like "it's" will be announced. Thanks Alan!
- Capital letter announcements will use the shorthand "cap" prefix instead of the full word "capital".
- Fixed pronunciation of colon symbol. Thanks Yana!
- Fixed wrong iPhone X keyboard positioning when in landscape mode.
- Added a few more words to the dictionary.

Notable earlier changes:
- Improved instructions
- Fixed stale text being read back when switching back to the app with "Copy & Clear on exit" on
- Moved keyboard higher on iPhone X to better match the system keyboard position
- Fixed repeating hint message on iPhone X
- Fixed haptic toggle sometimes not being respected
- Added new setting for haptic feedback, on by default
- Added setting to toggle the existing keyboard click sounds
- Added feedback when tapping and holding on the keyboard to accurately choose characters
- Disabled proximity sensor when keyboard is dismissed (ie when using the menu options). Thanks Ravi!
- Renamed "Auto-copy& clear" setting to "Copy & clear on exit". Thanks Peter!
- Fix occasional issue where you could not longer type upon returning from app switching. Please let us know if you are still experiencing similar issues.

Please report all your feedback through the TestFlight app, using the "Send Beta Feedback" option. Thank you for testing FlickType!

Kosta & Ashley

PS: Don't forget to invite your friends to beta@...! The more testers we have, the faster we can improve the app.

intro

Tony - The Blind Kind
 

Hi everyone,


I've been trying to join this list for a few days now and finally got it to work, I hope.


I'm excited to be a part of this beta. FlickType is awesome. Kosta and Ashley are awesome.


Happy FlickTyping!


--

Tony

Creator, The Blind Kind
Lighting Your Way Through Vision Loss
TBK Logo <https://theblindkind.com/>
Website: The Blind Kind <https://theblindkind.com/>
Twitter: @BlindKindBlog <https://twitter.com/blindkindblog>

Re: New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

George Cham
 

I like the new sound effects in this new version.
I can feel the haptic feedback on the I phone 8 it's very strong.

Kind Regards,

George Cham


________________________________
From: flicktype@groups.io <flicktype@groups.io> on behalf of FlickType <@FlickType>
Sent: Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:55:23 AM
To: flicktype@groups.io
Subject: [flicktype] New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

App changes follow below. Please report all your feedback through the TestFlight app, using the "Send Beta Feedback" option. Thank you for testing FlickType!

In this release:
- Complete revamp of of all sound effects: taps, deletions, errors, and more. Tell us what you think!
- Deletion announcements will now always use a lower pitch, and will not use the word "Deleted". You can turn that back on from the settings.
- Updated deletion sound effect, hopefully this is less intrusive. Thanks Serina! You can now also turn it off from the settings.
- Words with numbers and symbols will now be announced correctly and in detail, even if they contain no letters.
- Spelling of words now uses a higher pitch.
- Apostrophes in contractions like "it's" will be announced. Thanks Alan!
- Capital letter announcements will use the shorthand "cap" prefix instead of the full word "capital".
- Fixed pronunciation of colon symbol. Thanks Yana!
- Fixed wrong iPhone X keyboard positioning when in landscape mode.
- Added a few more words to the dictionary.

Notable earlier changes:
- Improved instructions
- Fixed stale text being read back when switching back to the app with "Copy & Clear on exit" on
- Moved keyboard higher on iPhone X to better match the system keyboard position
- Fixed repeating hint message on iPhone X
- Fixed haptic toggle sometimes not being respected
- Added new setting for haptic feedback, on by default
- Added setting to toggle the existing keyboard click sounds
- Added feedback when tapping and holding on the keyboard to accurately choose characters
- Disabled proximity sensor when keyboard is dismissed (ie when using the menu options). Thanks Ravi!
- Renamed "Auto-copy& clear" setting to "Copy & clear on exit". Thanks Peter!
- Fix occasional issue where you could not longer type upon returning from app switching. Please let us know if you are still experiencing similar issues.

Please report all your feedback through the TestFlight app, using the "Send Beta Feedback" option. Thank you for testing FlickType!

Kosta & Ashley

PS: Don't forget to invite your friends to beta@...! The more testers we have, the faster we can improve the app.

New release: An entirely new sound treatment has arrived with build 29!

 
Edited

App changes follow below. Please report all your feedback by replying to this topic. Thank you for testing FlickType!

In this release:
- Complete revamp of of all sound effects: taps, deletions, errors, and more. Tell us what you think!
- Deletion announcements will now always use a lower pitch, and will not use the word "Deleted". You can turn that back on from the settings.
- Updated deletion sound effect, hopefully this is less intrusive. Thanks Serina! You can now also turn it off from the settings.
- Words with numbers and symbols will now be announced correctly and in detail, even if they contain no letters.
- Spelling of words now uses a higher pitch.
- Apostrophes in contractions like "it's" will be announced. Thanks Alan!
- Capital letter announcements will use the shorthand "cap" prefix instead of the full word "capital".
- Fixed pronunciation of colon symbol. Thanks Yana!
- Fixed wrong iPhone X keyboard positioning when in landscape mode.
- Added a few more words to the dictionary.

Notable earlier changes:
- Improved instructions
- Fixed stale text being read back when switching back to the app with "Copy & Clear on exit" on
- Moved keyboard higher on iPhone X to better match the system keyboard position
- Fixed repeating hint message on iPhone X
- Fixed haptic toggle sometimes not being respected
- Added new setting for haptic feedback, on by default
- Added setting to toggle the existing keyboard click sounds
- Added feedback when tapping and holding on the keyboard to accurately choose characters
- Disabled proximity sensor when keyboard is dismissed (ie when using the menu options). Thanks Ravi!
- Renamed "Auto-copy& clear" setting to "Copy & clear on exit". Thanks Peter!
- Fix occasional issue where you could not longer type upon returning from app switching. Please let us know if you are still experiencing similar issues.

Please report all your feedback by replying to this topic. Thank you for testing FlickType!

Kosta & Ashley

PS: Don't forget to invite your friends to beta@...! The more testers we have, the faster we can improve the app.

Feasibility of adding opening question and exclamation marks in spanish, and Writing accented letters for adding words to the dictionary?

Gerardo Corripio <gera1027@...>
 

does Fliktype have a way as of yet, to write accented letters? for example, I’m wanting to add the musical group Maná to my dictionary, or if I’d want to add words with the ñ like niño, niña, mañana etc., how would is be done? Also among the punctuation suggestions in spanish, how hard/easy would it be to include open question or open exclamation marks, aside from the already-present closing question and exclamation marks? Oh and also for english, I can’t find the apostrophe+; I only seem to find the apostrophe+s, or a I missing somehting?

Gera
Enviado desde mi iPhone 5S de Telcel

Re: intro and thoughts

Beth
 

Hey Costa,
I use an iPhone SE. Trenton notices it too on his iPod Touch. I don’t know
if it’s apple or what, but you’re supposed to be able to clear. iOS 11.3
btw is both of our operating systems.
Beth

On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 2:29 AM FlickType <@FlickType> wrote:

Thank you Beth!

The notification issue sounds really annoying and we'd love to fix it.
What device are you using? And does it happen every single time a
notification arrives while you are using FlickType?

- Kosta



Re: Copy and clear on exit setting

Daniel McGee
 

I'm wondering if this could help for those who use the iPhone 10 
Would the following work. 
1 type your text in the FlickType app. 
2 swipe up with two fingers to get to the menu. 
3 finally, swipe with four fingers to another app and then try to paste your text in the app you desire. 


_____________________________
From: Alan Lemly <@walemly>
Sent: Friday, April 6, 2018 3:43 pm
Subject: [flicktype] Copy and clear on exit setting
To: <flicktype@groups.io>


Hello List,



Others might already be using the copy and clear on exit setting in
FlickType but I wanted to recommend doing so for those who might not be.
Kosta was kind enough to explain it to me in a beta support email exchange
and I'm finding it very convenient.



With this setting turned on, there is no need to return to the FlickType
menu when you've finished typing with it. You simply go to the app where you
want to paste your input and select paste when you're in the applicable text
box. I use FlickType mostly for texting so I have my messages app running in
the App Switcher and when I move to it and single finger double tap and hold
in the text box, a paste button pops up that when double tapped will insert
the FlickType text. When I return to FlickType in my App Switcher, it is
clear and ready for more typing. So, this setting automatically does what
the copy and clear menu item does when going to it from FlickType with a 2
finger swipe up.



I just find this setting very handy and wanted to share with those who might
not be aware of how it works.



Happy FlickTyping.



Alan Lemly