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Swype Keyboard HTC-Like Skin Released
Most of you will be familiar with the application Swype, this application enables you to type by tracing over your keyboard in a way that touches all the letters in the word you’d like to type. Swype will analyze the path and input the most likely word, xda-member Baly23 has created an HTC-like skin for Swype, which recently received an update.
Originally posted by Baly23
Now it works in every language Rom, I fix a thing in the extrator cab.
Every Resolution, from QVGA to WVGA, and the widescreen versions.
Fixed the .ini file that in QVGA makes the skin ugly. Now it has the correct aspect ratio.
You have to install first the cab and then the skin. If you have the Swype keyboard cooked in, you have to install only the skin.
On NON-WWE ROMs you have to move the swype folder from your locale program files folder to /Program Files/.
Uploaded all EXT archive for cookers.
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