[FEATURE PROPOSAL] seamless multilingual keyboard

feature-proposal
app-keyboard

#1

I am proposing as a new feature for /e/ a keyboard that allows seamless spellchecking in three or four different languages in parallel without being obliged to switch each time from one language to another. As an example Google’s closed-source Gboard is offering this.

I would like to know what you (community) think and what other features could be integrated into a possible new keyboard.
(I found an older discussion where a swipe feature was mentioned - Bring swipe feature in the keyboard)

This request is based on a discussion from April '19: Alternative keyboards for /e/?


#2

I love this idea. I think for sure this keyboard should include English, German, French, and Korean and Mandarin.
Super idea btw!!!


#3

I was rather thinking that the keyboard should just provide the framework and the user decides what languages he/she needs. A bit like it is now with the difference that there won’t be any need to switch backward and forward between the languages.


#4

I get that. Also, that sounds great. Were you looking more for suggestions of features in this keyboard?


#5

Sure, you have further suggestions?
Go ahead


#6

Yeah, sure. How about switching languages through swiping different directions (user-defined) and having the option, once you are in special symbols keyboard, of switching back to letters (of whatever language you had been typing) with pressing spacebar?