Mastering Capitalization with Predictive Typing in iOS 8

Mastering Capitalization with Predictive Typing in iOS 8

One unexpected gem in iOS 8 is the predictive texting feature. While typing out words manually is often quicker, the predictive text function shines when dealing with longer words, offering a delightful ease we hadn’t anticipated.

A particularly clever aspect of this feature is its ability to manage capitalization intelligently.

Mastering Capitalization with Predictive Typing in iOS 8

Consider a scenario where I’ve neglected to capitalize the term “church” in a sentence. Rather than the old way of fixing this, where you’d painstakingly position the cursor to change the letter, iOS 8 allows a simpler method.

To capitalize “church,” I simply double-tap the word, hit the shift key, and choose the correctly capitalized version from the predictive text suggestions.

This method is far less cumbersome than the traditional approach.

Mastering Capitalization with Predictive Typing in iOS 8

Now, if you want to convert a word entirely into uppercase, the process is equally straightforward. After selecting the word, double-tap the shift key to activate caps lock, and the predictive text will offer several all-caps suggestions.

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