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Better swype keyboard

stops each word appearing as a mess of squiggly lines
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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 used sequences.

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.

Ling, Apr 04 2012


       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.
spidermother, Apr 04 2012


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