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By Danation, Senior Member on 13th February 2014, 05:16 AM
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Introduction:

Swype is an amazing IME, and it has been my favorite for a long time. However, it has some faults. The biggest annoyance is voice dictation: Dragon is forced on you and there is no good way to use Google's superior voice recognition.

This module opens the Google voice typing input when you hit the voice button. It should act just like any other keyboard that has a voice button.

Additionally, there are options to change some colors and other tweaks.

This should work with all recent versions of Swype, including OEM, Google Play paid, Google Play trial, etc. If you have any problems, please let me know.

Download:

SwypeTweaks at repo.xposed.info

This app requires Xposed.

You also need Google Voice Search installed.

Issues:

None that I know of, currently.

What's Next:

I can only really work on this during weekends, so updates won't be extremely fast, but I'll do my best.

Here are the next features I'm attempting, in order:
  1. Get rid of all orange (In progress.)
  2. Much more flexible key remapping

Features I am considering and investigating:
  • Customize gestures
  • Pop up a toast message/notification when a gesture is used.
  • Layout changes. This is likely to be too difficult.

Special thanks:

rovo89 for the Xposed Framework and also for helping me in the framework thread.
alaskajoel for the great idea and for testing
arpruss for the emoji disabling feature
netkeion and francwalter for helping with the IME switching

Changelog:


1.5.1
  • Removed some code that caused a disappearing microphone button for a user

1.5.0
  • Lowered minimum time threshold for long pressing keys
  • Changed "Long press enter" to "long press speech key", since doing a long press on the enter key doesn't work anymore (thanks netkeion and francwalter)
  • Removed emoji disabler, since there is now a setting built into Swype.

1.4.0
  • An option has been added to disable emoji in the word suggestion bar. This excellent feature was written by arpruss and is included in SwypeTweaks with arpruss's permission

1.3.0
  • More color customization
  • Color pickers for changing color
  • Show microphone key instead of Dragon Flame when the replacement is enabled
  • Better performance for trace color change

1.2.0
  • You can now change the trace color
  • Long pressing enter can change between keyboards
  • Better error handling

1.1.0
  • This should now work with all recent versions of Swype (OEM, both Play Store versions, etc.) I changed the mechanism of how it launches Google Voice Recognition, so please let me know if this causes any problems. It should act exactly the same.
  • Added an option to launch the iWnn emoji keyboard when long pressing the Enter key (assuming iWnn is installed.)
  • Added settings activity to enable/disable features (more are planned.)

1.0.1 - Very minor update to allow this to work with the trial version of Swype.
Also added better logging for support.

1.0 - Initial release

Source:

https://github.com/Danation/SwypeTweaks
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13th February 2014, 01:16 PM |#2  
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Introduction:

This module opens the Google voice typing input when you hit the Dragon flame. It should act just like any other keyboard that has a voice button.


Your app it looks great, any love for SwiftKey Keyboard in the future? Thanks
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Your app it looks great, any love for SwiftKey Keyboard in the future? Thanks

Swiftkey uses the google voice recognition by default... at least mine always has
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I have been waiting for a mod like this for ages. I love the Swype keyboard but hate the Dragon speech it comes with. This....I give you a thousand thanks for this mod. Its working perfectly.

My device is a Note 2, I am on Conch Republic Edition ROM and I am using the Google Play version of Swype..I actually deleted the built in Swype using root explorer so havent even tested on that version.

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Working perfectly on Note 2 running N3bula. Thanks
13th February 2014, 05:04 PM |#6  
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I have updated the 1st post to include a link to the Xposed repo: http://repo.xposed.info/module/com.d...ed.swypetweaks

Thanks for posting which phones it worked on. That helps me a lot. For the Galaxy Note 2 devices, were either of you using the included version of Swype, or were you using the Google Play version?
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I have updated the 1st post to include a link to the Xposed repo: http://repo.xposed.info/module/com.d...ed.swypetweaks

Thanks for posting which phones it worked on. That helps me a lot. For the Galaxy Note 2 devices, were either of you using the included version of Swype, or were you using the Google Play version?

I'm using the Google play version
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13th February 2014, 09:28 PM |#8  
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Great job. This has been annoyance of Swype.

Testing it out now.

Edit: Works fine here. GS3, running TW 4.3 and Google Play swype.

Great app. Thank you.
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13th February 2014, 10:24 PM |#9  
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Doesn't run with Google swipe beta on i9505 on slim Kat

Envoyé de mon S4, via tapatalk 4 Vip .
Slimkat 4.4.2 rc3 2.8, Kernel stock , buzz launcher .
13th February 2014, 10:29 PM |#10  
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Doesn't run with Google swipe beta on i9505 on slim Kat

Envoyé de mon S4, via tapatalk 4 Vip .
Slimkat 4.4.2 rc3 2.8, Kernel stock , buzz launcher .

I didn't realize Swype was even still running a beta. I'll see if I can join it and see what's up.
13th February 2014, 10:31 PM |#11  
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Sorry not beta, but free swipe I would say...lol

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