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Microsoft today released a new Insider Preview Build 16215 for PC. The latest Insider Build 16215 has brought a number of improvements to the text input on Windows. The new improvements include the Software, hardware Keyboards and also Voice dictation.

With the latest Preview Build the company has brought improvements to the text prediction engine. The Prediction currently works on with the English US keyboard and the company might add more language in the future builds.

The company has also brought and improved the Emoji experience for users using the touch keyboard. You will now be able to scroll smoothly through the contents of each emoji category. Some of the additional emoji’s are displayed at the top.

Microsoft has also added a new keyboard layout which provides users with comfort when holding the device. The Keyboard can be used with one Handed Touch and for switching between languages users would need to press and hold on the &123 key.

Microsoft has now introduced Shape Writing with the one handed touch keyboard for PC users and the keyboard also works with the pen. However the Shape writing keyboard is currently supported only for English US with more languages to be added in the coming builds.

Users will now find a new Touch Keyboard setting menu icon on the top left corner of the touch keyboard which is a single settings panel for default, One Handed, Handwriting and Full Keyboard Layouts.


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