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  1. aubreyq's Avatar
    Do any of you Focus owners get more typos after upgrading to Mango? In my case, I type the wrong character more often than pre-Mango.
    10-20-2011 02:03 PM
  2. palandri's Avatar
    LOL! How could it be any different?
    10-20-2011 02:12 PM
  3. aubreyq's Avatar
    LOL! How could it be any different?
    Thanks.
    10-20-2011 02:16 PM
  4. Coffee's Avatar
    I haven't noticed any changes, and I haven't read anything about keyboard changes in the Mango release.

    Although with the reported keyboard disappearing issue in Mango, MS should be looking at the whole utility. It's quite possible that while adding languages and keyboards, that they also did minute adjustments on touchpoints.
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    10-20-2011 02:21 PM
  5. Rodolfo#WP's Avatar
    I know the days have gotten shorter since Mango -and I don't like it one bit. ;)
    10-20-2011 02:51 PM
  6. aubreyq's Avatar
    I haven't noticed any changes, and I haven't read anything about keyboard changes in the Mango release.

    Although with the reported keyboard disappearing issue in Mango, MS should be looking at the whole utility. It's quite possible that while adding languages and keyboards, that they also did minute adjustments on touchpoints.
    Thanks for your reply. Touch keyboards rely heavily on software so there's always a chance that a software update can mess something up, even if it's barely noticeable. Like you said, the disappearing keyboard is a real issue and just today wmpoweruser.com posted a possible workaround to it, referencing a claim that the problem is caused by background agents.
    10-20-2011 04:23 PM
  7. jfa1's Avatar
    i make pretty much the same mistakes with my fingers now that I did with nodo I figure it just my hands they are as old as the rest of me!!!
    10-20-2011 09:22 PM
  8. phoney's Avatar
    My vanishing keyboard issue went away after I removed "i'm a wp7" It could have been some kind of background agent it was using. Just glad it's fixed


    edit: after reading the responses below I reinstalled the app. My keyboard is still working. <shrug>
    Last edited by phoney; 10-21-2011 at 06:51 AM.
    10-20-2011 09:57 PM
  9. jimski's Avatar
    Interesting as I'm a wp7 does not use Background Tasks. You can check the apps that do in Settings>Applications>Background Tasks.

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    10-20-2011 10:22 PM
  10. aubreyq's Avatar
    My vanishing keyboard issue went away after I removed "i'm a wp7" It could have been some kind of background agent it was using. Just glad it's fixed
    Hmmm, I don't have that app but still get the vanishing keyboard. I checked background tasks like jimski said and what I have running is AccuWeather and Network Dashboard. I will try turning those off to see if it makes a difference, although those are two apps that I sort of like to keep running.

    Back on topic, the accuracy thing is something that I may never get confirmation on, although I've seen grumblings about it on another site. Thanks all for your replies.
    10-20-2011 11:21 PM
  11. Rodolfo#WP's Avatar
    Back on topic, the accuracy thing is something that I may never get confirmation on, although I've seen grumblings about it on another site. Thanks all for your replies.
    aubreyq, your challenge is that confirmations are LIKELY to come only from especially accurate/fast typists. What you detect probably is affecting us, but not to a noticeable degree, rather to one that we can easily attribute/add to relative inaccuracy. For me, the Focus is only my second virtual keyboard phone, and a total of 4 months; I'm really struggling with accuracy and speed. The other factor is that there is a great deal of muddiness around the whole pre-/post-/only Mango matter. Some (like you, evidently) just moved to mango from a cearly non-mango state; some have been on Mango, or partly-, or mostly-mango for months; and some know only or mostly Mango. My sense from being here for a couple of months is that this second been-there group is pretty large and diverse in itself.

    Anyway, that's a researcher's perspective: you are a member of a small population. Most of the Focus/WP7 universe will miss the subtleties that truly affect your group, but this does not make your experience(s) any less valid -confirmations or not. Hope that 7.5.1 fixes your (and our) issue; your "grumblings" here and elsewhere may help. Thanks. ;)
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    10-21-2011 10:42 AM
  12. aubreyq's Avatar
    aubreyq, your challenge is that confirmations are LIKELY to come only from especially accurate/fast typists. What you detect probably is affecting us, but not to a noticeable degree, rather to one that we can easily attribute/add to relative inaccuracy. For me, the Focus is only my second virtual keyboard phone, and a total of 4 months; I'm really struggling with accuracy and speed. The other factor is that there is a great deal of muddiness around the whole pre-/post-/only Mango matter. Some (like you, evidently) just moved to mango from a cearly non-mango state; some have been on Mango, or partly-, or mostly-mango for months; and some know only or mostly Mango. My sense from being here for a couple of months is that this second been-there group is pretty large and diverse in itself.

    Anyway, that's a researcher's perspective: you are a member of a small population. Most of the Focus/WP7 universe will miss the subtleties that truly affect your group, but this does not make your experience(s) any less valid -confirmations or not. Hope that 7.5.1 fixes your (and our) issue; your "grumblings" here and elsewhere may help. Thanks. ;)
    Thanks, Rodolfo. I appreciate your post.
    10-24-2011 10:14 AM
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