Add # and @ to main keyboard for iPad
The hash (pound) symbol and the at sign are such primary characters that they should be on the main keyborad for the iPad.
Add #button to msg area
On the iPad, both Twitter and TweetCaster present a keyboard during message composition that has the "@" and "#" characters on the home keyboard. HootSuite on the iPad should do the same, or at least have an option to use the "Twitter Power User" keyboard layout!
While live tweeting an event, it's a PITA to have to go to have to tap the ".?123" key to get to the "@" sign, and it's a Royal PITA to have to tap the ".?123" followed by the "#+=" key to get to the "#" character.
These two special characters are used so frequently while tweeting that they have EARNED their place on the home keyboard!
The Twitter touch-screen alpha keyboard includes the @ and the #, saving one from switching panels
The # pound sign is on a third keyboard on iPad. Let's get it on the main compose window box so it is easier to use has tags in this version.
Add easy access to "#" hash tag and "@" mention symbols when writing new tweets, please! Both of these commonly used symbols on twitter are not easily accessible with the original iPhone keyboard, and adding them with either a modified keyboard or buttons within the typing screen would be greatly appreciated!
Add support for @ and # on the top level of the keyboard (next to the Spacebar) like the native Twitter app. That would be very convenient.
It would useful to have # and @ on the keyboard like some other twitter apps have. Otherwise Hootsuite is a Hoot!
Provide button to add a hashtag(s)
On the side or something so I don't have to go into the iPhone letter and number menu to get to @ and more importantly #. This is the only thing that keeps any other tweet app on my phone! If you had it, you would be my one and only for sure!
We’re happy to announce that we are currently re-designing the compose screen with several new improvements, including easier access to the # and @ keys. We hope to have this implemented in the near future.
Thank you for using HootSuite!
Travis | Customer Support – Technical Lead | @HootSuite_Help
This is frankly the number one reason I do not use the hootsuite app other than when I need a specific feature.
Whether it's the Twitter kb from the official Twitter iOS app or an add on floating kb bar as is found in hundreds of free, oft poorly made, apps on the store: it needs to be there.
Eric Pelletier commented
How did this NOT already get done?
How is it that this hasn't been done? Bizarre.
Nathan Nehmer commented
Yes this is definitely needed.
And for iPhone too! :)
Aack! I should have entered this in HootSuite for iPad. Can you shift it there or must I re-enter it?