[BCAB] Horrible new iPhone keyboard behaviour

Roy Warner roywarnerni at aol.com
Wed Oct 9 17:50:52 BST 2019


Folks
If you wait a few seconds I find VO catches up after ending the call 


Sent from my iPhone 7

> On 9 Oct 2019, at 17:01, Iain Lackie <iainlackie at gmail.com> wrote:
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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. 
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> Iain
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>> On 9 Oct 2019, at 4:43 pm, Mike Townsend via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
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>> 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
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>> -----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,
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>> 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.
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>> 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.
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>> What's the current thinking on the upgrade please?
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>> Are there any things I used to be able to do which I wouldn't now be able to
>> do?
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>> 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
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>> 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,
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>> 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.
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>> 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.
>> 
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>> Regards to all,
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>> 
>> 
>> Tim 
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