iOS 11 Braille Translator Hickups

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Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone has the same issues.

Using iOS 11, US English, contracted grade 2 braille, the translator seems to be jumbling up words when typing quickly.

In addition, when deleting a word, and typing something new instead, then flicking right, then left again seems to insert letters or symbols, for example the letter A or an 'at' sign.

Chords in general do not always work, it's not detecting the space bar. This had worked perfectly on iOS 10 before.

I would be grateful for any help you might provide to fix this, or for an alternate solution until Apple fixes these, if they indeed need fixing.

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Submitted by sockhopsinger on Monday, June 18, 2018

My personal thoughts is that for some reason if you are a fast typer, and I assume that you are, using braille, the translator can't keep up. Especially when you swipe to the right very quickly, a lot of times it doesn't register as a swipe. I am curious but are you using the UEB braille or the old standard Grade 2 braille? I don't know if it matters, but I use the UEB and still have those problems. I don't find it is as bad in 11.4 as it was when 11 first came out, but there is still room for improvement.