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The Swype keyboard that I am currently using is based on qwerty, but
out means that every time I need 'qu' I have to whizz across the
screen. It seems that for swype, the keys need to be designed for
mostly right to left operation (if you are right handed), and arranged in
some more commonly
I have only just started using this method, and it is rather fast, but
ones finger obscures the target in some cases, and travel length can
also be quite long, not to mention for longer words like accelerator or
refreshment it can make quite a mess.
||Supposedly, the QWERTY arrangement was specifically designed to separate common pairs of letters - so it's no wonder it's unsuitable. Perhaps ETAOIN SHRDLU would be good, at least for English.
||There are plenty of alternative keyboards available for download
on the Android Market, each claiming ergonomic superiority
over the others.