[BCAB] Horrible new iPhone keyboard behaviour

Iain Lackie iainlackie at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 17:00:22 BST 2019


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> There is one nasty bug which can rearxs head unexpectedly. When you end a call, the sound on your phone can completely die. The general concensus is that you need to do a phone reset. In my case, I was able to get sound back by making another call. I still had access to Braille, but I might have been able to use Siri to make the call.
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> If you use a Braille display, text entry can be a bit erratic. 

Iain
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> On 9 Oct 2019, at 4:43 pm, Mike Townsend via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> 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
> Richard Godfrey-McKay
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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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