According to the patent application, simple input commands like delete and space would be controlled with simple back and forward-swipe motions … … the patent describes customizable functions, which could lead to multitouch gestures that trigger the deletion of entire words, switching of keyboards, or quick input of specific characters. Gizmodo has a post up […]
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Apple Patent Shows Swipe / Other Useful Touch Gestures for Use with iPhone Keyboard

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According to the patent application, simple input commands like delete and space would be controlled with simple back and forward-swipe motions …

… the patent describes customizable functions, which could lead to multitouch gestures that trigger the deletion of entire words, switching of keyboards, or quick input of specific characters.

Gizmodo has a post up on this newly discovered Apple patent, which outlines several ways in which an increased number of multitouch gestures would help us work with the iPhone keyboard. 

I’d love to see this one come off, as I think it’d make the keyboard much easier to work with.  What do you all think?  Would you make use of these additional gestures?

Read more at the Gizmodo post HERE

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