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Google Keyboard for Android gets New languages and Editing tool.


After introducing emoji and GIF suggestion support in its Android Gboard (Google Keyboard) app,   google has just pushed out a new update today bringing in a dozen of new indic languages support as well as new text editing tool along with some under the hood improvements.

The update adds 22 new Indic languages with on the run translation support including Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Urdu.

The update also brings in a new Text Editing Mode that lets us move the cursor easily between words. In Addition to that, we get the option of selecting,cutting, copying and pasting text, right from the keyboard. Meaning you don't need to key pressing over different words in order to select the word you want to copy.

The mode can be accessed by "Selecting the Text Editing icon in the Quick Features Menu by pressing the G button in the suggestion strip". 

The Update also allows Google keyboard to be resized and dragged onto a position of our choice. This can be done by "Click More (the 3 dot icon) and click the one-handed mode button".

To get all these latest feature download google keyboard from here.

Complete List of New Languages

The full list of Gboard’s new languages includes: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo (Devanagari, Bengali), Dogri (Devanagari, Arabic), Gujarati, Hindi (Devanagari, Hinglish), Kannada, Kashmiri (Devanagari, Arabic), Konkani (Devanagari, Latin), Maithili (Devanagari), Malayalam, Manipuri (Bengali), Marathi (Devanagari), Nepali (Devanagari), Odia, Punjabi (Gurmukhi, Arabic), Sanskrit (Devanagari), Santali (Ol chiki, Latin), Sindhi (Devanagari, Arabic), Tamil, Telugu, Urdu (Arabic). In addition to the 22 new Indic languages, Gboard added support for Kinyarwanda and Waray. Through Gboard’s internationalization through machine learning, glide typing and suggestions are now available in more than 185 language varieties.



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