To improve the user experience, Google is constantly improving its keyboard Gboard. The Mountain View giant is particularly focused on improving the feature that makes that possible keyboard scaling. So far, this option allows you to adjust the keyboard height by choosing between these alternatives:
- Very low
- Medium high
- Very high.
Google is therefore thinking about making it easier to customize the Gboard implement a gesture This allows quick access to the specific setting: users can actually drag up or down, will be able to adjust the height of the keys and dedicated keyboard panel. In addition, thanks to this novelty, users can You also have the option to move the resized keyboard to the top of the screen. This allows you to leave an empty space between the bottom border and the system status bar.
At first glance, this novelty seems similar to existing features such as one-handed and hover modes.
However, there is a difference: With the new resize feature, you cannot change the width the keyboard, which still occupies the entire width of the screen.
All these novelties were observed in the Gboard version 13.0 which, by the way, includes additional modifications for folding devices. In this context, it must therefore be pointed out These functions are not yet active: It will be necessary to wait for their release, which will probably be in the next application updates.