[BCAB] Horrible new iPhone keyboard behaviour

Mike Townsend miketownsend at talk21.com
Wed Oct 9 16:42:36 BST 2019


Hi Richard
It is fine here.
I don't like the scroll bars that you get at the bottom and right.
I don't know if there is a way to turn them off!
Thanks.
Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Hodgson <andrew at hodgson.io> 
Sent: 09 October 2019 16:23
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Horrible new iPhone keyboard behaviour

Hi,

That's a bit of an open ended question since we don't know what you used to
be able to do before.  I believe the current version is stable.  I turned
off the haptics in VoiceOver and also the slide keyboard as I have no idea
how it is supposed to work, but other than that its business as usual for
me.

I haven't done anything with Braille right now so can't comment on that.

Andrew.

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Godfrey-McKay via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: 09 October 2019 16:14
To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Cc: lists.godfrey-mckay at virginmedia.com
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Horrible new iPhone keyboard behaviour

Jackie, Haven't upgraded yet.

What's the current thinking on the upgrade please?

Are there any things I used to be able to do which I wouldn't now be able to
do?

Thanks for any opinion,

All the best,
Richard
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-----Original Message-----
From: Jackie Brown [mailto:jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com]
Sent: 09 October 2019 13:12
To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Horrible new iPhone keyboard behaviour

Hi Tim

You need to go into Accessibility, VoiceOver, and along to Typing.  Here,
you can choose whether you want the slide keyboard which I think is the
default when you upgrade to iOS 13, or Touch Typing etc.  I must say that
there are one or two things I don't like with this upgrade but that's just
my view.

Kind regards,

Jackie Brown
Email: jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com

-----Original Message-----
From: tim.pennick--- via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: 09 October 2019 12:41
To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Cc: tim.pennick at btinternet.com
Subject: [BCAB] Horrible new iPhone keyboard behaviour

Hi All,

 

I was attempting to create a new contact for the first time since the
upgrade to iOS 13.  I discovered while trying to fill in the first and last
names field, that the behaviour of the keyboard has changed.  As I moved my
finger on the screen to locate the desired letter, VoiceOver started
offering me words rather than letters.  Lifting my finger from the H key,
inserted the word Hungry rather than the single letter H.

 

I have a feeling I read something about a new style of predictive word
completion, but I don't remember where, or what were the details.  If
anyone's already got this sorted out I'd be very grateful to know how they
did it, otherwise, if I find out, I'll pass it on to the list, as it makes
life much more difficult when attempting to enter text.

 

Regards to all,

 

Tim 

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