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    I went from iPhone to HTC 8x, and whenever I'm typing I keep hitting comma instead of space. How do you like the wp8 keyboard?
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    I only did when I installed a keyboard for another language, after I uninstalled it I didnt have the problem. Occasionally I hit b instead of space, but autocorrect usually figures that out. I can type just fine, and pretty fast, on the wp8 keyboard.
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    My first touch screen phone and I have the same problem. All about learning how to type again.
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    I hate it when i hit v. I miss out on the space bar
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    I type even better on the wp8 keyboard than I do on my iPhone and thats really fast. With very few errors. It might just be the nice big screen on my lumia 920 but overall I find it amazing.
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    In many phones, yeah I'm very used to a physical keyboard and this is my second virtual keyboard after the Nokia Asha 309 but I've been doing fine except as mentioned, I always keep hitting comma and the letter b or v instead of space. Wouldn't mind if I only text in English because the autocorrect works great! Just that I also text in Malay and the Malay autocorrect didn't work great, ended up having to shut off any word suggestions and I have to type manually... It is quite irritating sometimes but it's just the case of learning to type all over again.
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    I love the WP8 keyboard but I learned virtual on WP7. I imagine all of the mobile OSes have slightly different keyboards and it will take some getting used to when you switch.
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    Hahaha. I always hit b or v or n instead of space. I have to be super conscious of it while typing and slow down my fingers :|

    Coming from bbs and this is my first touch phone so... Slight learning curve
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    this is was an (is) issue when you have two languages installed and keyboard adds the additional key to switch the language thus reducing the SPACE button width. Annoyed the **** out of me, uninstalled the other language and it is back to normal now.
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    I used to make that same mistake with my HTC Trophy, but since the Lumia 822's screen is much larger I can type faster with less errors! But for typos, I rely on the autocorrect. It's so much better than the autocorrect that I used in android, and that's why I hate it when apps disable the correction.
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    Oh yea! Especially getting so used to Swype! But, I'm getting better. Now its a cross between that and the 'n'!
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    @OP Yeah, for people who use their right thumb, this is a problem.
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    Yes, I always hit comma, v, or b! But overall, I love the WP8 keyboard. :)
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    When I got my Lumia 920 I was hitting comma instead of space about 80% of the time :-). After a while it got better, although I still hit it occasionally. I switched from an iPhone and, as others mentioned, the position of space bar is slightly different, so I had to police myself to touch a little more to the left. I tried using the left thumb, but that didn't work very well.

    Overall I really like the keyboard, though. When I looked at it the first time I thought it would be a pain to get used to it, but it was much easier than I expected.
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    I'm slowly getting better at avoiding the comma, but it usually shows up at least once every sentence.
    Wouldn't mind an autocorrect option where if there's only a comma,and no space between two letters it's changed to,a space.
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    I hit full stop all the time maybe as I am a leftie
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    Yes and it annoys the **** out of me. I prefered the WP7.5 keyboard layout.
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    I think if you go down to just one language it goes back. Worked for me.
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    Used to on my previous Lumia 820. But after changing to HTC's 8X, it stopped happening :)
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    Yes and it is very annoying. I have two languages installed, and as I use both all the time I cannot go down to just one.

    If I could configure the keyboard I would take out the smiley key, which I hardly use, in favour of expanding the space key.
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    Haha, found this thread because I wasn't having the problem until I installed another language in my keyboard the other day. Really disappointed as I want to write in Spanish sometimes :( But hitting the comma is so annoying. I was already hitting b and v as it was :(
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    Yep, super annoying. As suggested above, a simple (optional) autocorrect rule would easily fix this. I never need to type letter comma letter, so I'd definitely activate that rule. And I'd also be willing to give up on the 'smiley key'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe920 View Post
    Any active twitter users that can tweet at Joe Belfiore?

    "Love,WP8,but,we,need,a,new,autocorrect,option. These,commas,are,getting,in,the,way!"
    Haha, great idea, going to tweet him now.
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    Same for me, I usually hit V or B rather than comma!
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    All the time...
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