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Hello all,

Is there a way to reduce the size of the on-screen keyboard? When I'm using the tablet horizontal the dang OSK seems to take up almost 50% of the screen realestate.

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You can Pinch the samsung keyboard and choose a different layout. I usually use the Thumb typing keyboard.

There are also some 3rd party keyboards with features to shrink and change it.

This is the wrong forum to post this Questions go in the questions/ help forum
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1st - My apologies for posting on the wrong forum. MOD please move to correct forum.

2nd - Thank you so much! That worked. Was able to get the split and floating OSK.

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I'm using the Jelly Bean Keyboard: Play store Link:

because i'm not on Stock Rom anymore, you can set the Button hight! and it has a Split version for Thumby keyboard
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Swiftkey has a nice floating keyboard which is small and can be moved around on the screen... Plus since it's small, you can actually use the swype function usefully on a tablet.
Phone: Google Nexus 5
Tablet: Galaxy Note 10.1 (Wifi)
Other Devices: Galaxy S3 (intl), Motorola Droid Pro, Samsung Captivate, HP Touchpad (battery died), Nook Color, HTC G1, Palm Pixi, HTC One X, Nokia 521, Acer DA220HQL, Kyocera Rise, Dell Streak 7
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