All of the letters are accessible from the main screen without using a SHIFT key.
Keys that display a small dot in the upper-right corner have additional characters that can be obtained by a long-press. In most cases, a faster method to get these additional characters is to tap the key again.EXAMPLE
Select the word that completes what you've keyed.
Based on the 18,000 words occuring most frequently in a 3.6 million-word corpus of 6442 online Dhivehi articles.BACK
Press the full-stop/period key
Press the comma key
Long-press on the
Long-press on the open/close parenthesis key
Tap again on the hyphen
When you need a quote mark, tap the sukun key
At the start of a word, it will automatically be a right quote. At the end, it will be a left quote.BACK
The conveniences of the touch keyboard are available to physical keyboard users, too:
(Here we still need to provide keyboarding instructions for touch keys that don't correspond to physical keys.)BACK