1. Edwardxz's Avatar
    Hi everybody after many years of wanting a Blackberry i have now finally decided to get the KEYone.

    I have never had a Blackberry before and wonder if it's possible to type
    ÅÖÄ with the physical keyboard or get the Swedish keyboard layout.

    Thanks!
    KEYone and Swedish keyboard layout.-2000px-kb_sweden.svg.jpg
    03-14-17 05:53 AM
  2. Rico4you's Avatar
    Swedish input language keyboard is available on PRIV so have no doubt will also be available for KEYone.
    03-14-17 06:03 AM
  3. Critical Observer's Avatar
    Hi everybody after many years of wanting a Blackberry i have now finally decided to get the KEYone.

    I have never had a Blackberry before and wonder if it's possible to type
    ÅÖÄ with the physical keyboard or get the Swedish keyboard layout.

    Thanks!
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    There won't be dedicated keys for åäö, but it's now possible to assign secondary characters to wherever you want across the keyboard. For example, you could choose to assign sym + a to output ä.

    This is much much better than the solutions available on BB10.

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    03-14-17 07:16 AM
  4. crackbb10's Avatar
    You can also set them up in word substitution.

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    03-14-17 09:00 AM
  5. Sigewif's Avatar
    Since Norwegian is similar to Swedish, I will chime in here. I use Norwegian on my PRIV and I think the software is going to be similar on the KEYone. (Please, someone correct me if it will function any differently on the KEYone.) In my case I have Norwegian set as my 2nd language. I have not, however, tried setting Norwegian as the primary language. When I need ø æ or å i use a long hold on my physical keyboard on the most similar letters, for example, for ø, I long hold o. Then I get the options for similar looking letters including ø, that appear above the PKB on my screen. I simply press on them. For å or æ I hold down a and both options are made available. I believe this will be available on the KEYone. (I think I can also assign letters as described by Critical Observer in post #3 , on the Priv but haven't tried it). The dictionary also gives word suggestions in Norwegian when writing in Norwegian. Perhaps there are some other tips and tricks from others here.
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    03-14-17 09:04 AM
  6. Critical Observer's Avatar
    Since Norwegian is similar to Swedish, I will chime in here. I use Norwegian on my PRIV and I think the software is going to be similar on the KEYone. (Please, someone correct me if it will function any differently on the KEYone.) In my case I have Norwegian set as my 2nd language. I have not, however, tried setting Norwegian as the primary language. When I need ø æ or å i use a long hold on my physical keyboard on the most similar letters, for example, for ø, I long hold o. Then I get the options for similar looking letters including ø, that appear above the PKB on my screen. I simply press on them. For å or æ I hold down a and both options are made available. I believe this will be available on the KEYone. (I think I can also assign letters as described by Critical Observer in post #3 , on the Priv but haven't tried it). The dictionary also gives word suggestions in Norwegian when writing in Norwegian. Perhaps there are some other tips and tricks from others here.
    You should definitely try the recently-introduced method of sym+key, it makes typing so much faster. For me, the dreaded press-and-hold for my Äs and Ös has always been the worst aspect of BB-phones so the option to sym+key like a boss on Priv (and later KEYone) feels like a gift from heavens.

    Not to forget, this feature was promised for BB10 as well and they even manufactured and sold this:

    KEYone and Swedish keyboard layout.-hoandmb.jpg

    This feature is STILL referenced in the user's manuals as well.
    03-14-17 01:55 PM
  7. BBVill's Avatar
    You should definitely try the recently-introduced method of sym+key, it makes typing so much faster. For me, the dreaded press-and-hold for my Äs and Ös has always been the worst aspect of BB-phones so the option to sym+key like a boss on Priv (and later KEYone) feels like a gift from heavens.

    Not to forget, this feature was promised for BB10 as well and they even manufactured and sold this:

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    This feature is STILL referenced in the user's manuals as well.
    Sounds really promising. Had the Nordic Q10 but it worked the same way as my Classic. Hold and pick. Quite good in guessing words though but not 100%

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    03-17-17 04:42 AM
  8. mggustavsson's Avatar
    Can't wait for the keyone but I don't think there will be a Nordic version like the Q10 had. But you can always assign keys so you get Å Ä Ö
    03-19-17 02:00 AM
  9. gizmo21's Avatar
    The feature is called custom symbol page and was introduced cause users here on this forum asked a lot about better Umlaut support for the PRIV:
    Alternative way for accessing german umlauts

    You can see what you can do with it here:

    http://www.blackberrybase.net/showth...l=1#post780849

    You see it pop up in the vkb area but you can just type SYM+a on PKB and it instantly on writes ä in my case without leaving PKB and no need to wait... It's all one flow.
    For your Swedish you have to configure different letters for Å and Ä so you could (as in the pkb photo in post # 6 https://forums.crackberry.com/showthread.php?p=12804027) use e.g. SYM+i to get Ä and SYM+p to get Å
    Upper case in a word would be SYM SHIFT p (not parallel pressed but one after the other).


    I liked Umlaut-entry on webOS, but BlackBerry even made it more configurable and hopefully makes it even more flexible in the future: Priv keyboard missing features



    More on Keyboard-app that is also involved in PKB typing is found here:
    http://help.blackberry.com/en/keyboa.../keyboard.html
    Last edited by gizmo21; 03-20-17 at 11:57 PM.
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    03-19-17 02:28 AM
  10. Edwardxz's Avatar
    Thanks for the links very useful!
    03-23-17 03:48 AM
  11. gizmo21's Avatar
    Spread the news in 🇸🇪 so EU get's the sales on BlackBerrys up.
    03-23-17 05:13 AM
  12. ajohansson's Avatar
    I use the Svenska language set and prediction on my BlackBerry Classic. As mentioned earlier, I have to long press to get the Ä, Å eller Ö. Vad jag tycker om är att min BlackBerry lär sig så att det presenteras ord som är mest troligt.

    Sorry if my Svenska är inte så bra... I don't get regular practice since I move out from home and got married (till en amerikansk norsk).

    For the English speakers, I have found that the prediction features work well in predicting the correct word as it learns my word habits.

    So for example, if I want to type the word learn in Swedish, I can type lara, and the on screen prediction will present lära that all I need to do is reach up and flick it to automatically convert it. Alternately, I noticed that it presents lärare also after typing in lara.

    Hopefully this will be included in the KEYone as well.

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    03-23-17 10:24 PM
  13. gizmo21's Avatar
    Yes it can (at least on PRIV and software should be the same) and also have suggestions for up to 3 languages simultaneously:

    KEYone and Swedish keyboard layout.-1490394477764.jpg

    See also:
    http://help.blackberry.com/en/keyboa...448431998.html

    http://help.blackberry.com/en/keyboa...884796037.html

    http://help.blackberry.com/en/keyboa...915651560.html
    Last edited by gizmo21; 03-24-17 at 08:42 PM.
    03-24-17 05:28 PM

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