Disable Space After Suggestion for Touch Keyboard in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a touch keyboard for computers and tablets with a touch screen. When you touch any text field on your tablet, the touch keyboard appears on the screen. If you don't have a touch screen, you can still launch it. You can prevent Windows 10 from adding a space automatically after entering suggested text.

Windows 10 Touch Keyboard Suggestions

It is possible to enable or disable Suggestions for the touch keyboard in Windows 10. Also, you can enable or disable automatic space addition to a text suggestion. In this article, we will see how it can be done.

Disable Space After Suggestion for Touch Keyboard

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Time & language -> Keyboard.
  3. On the right, select your keyboard in the list and click on the Options button.Enable Text Suggestions For Hardware Keyboard
  4. On the right, disable the option Add a space after I choose a text suggestion under Touch keyboard as shown below.Disable Space After Suggestion Touch Keyboard

This will enable the feature for the touch keyboard in Windows 10.

Enable Add Space After Text Suggestion For Touch Keyboard

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Time & language -> Keyboard.
  3. On the right, select your keyboard in the list and click on the Options button.Enable Text Suggestions For Hardware Keyboard
  4. On the right, enable the option Add a space after I choose a text suggestion under the Touch keyboard section.Add Space Suggestion Touch Keyboard

This will disable the feature for the touch keyboard in Windows 10.

You are done.

Alternatively, you can apply a simple Registry tweak.

Disable or Enable Adding Space After Text Suggestion with a Registry Tweak

  1. Open the Registry Editor app.
  2. Go to the following Registry key.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Input\Settings\proc_1\loc_0409\im_1

    See how to go to a Registry key with one click.

  3. On the right, create a new 32-Bit DWORD value HasTrailer.
    Note: Even if you are running 64-bit Windows you must still create a 32-bit DWORD value.
    Set its value data to 1 to enable the feature.
  4. To disable space after suggestions, set the HasTrailer value data to 0.Disable Space After Suggestion Touch Keyboard Reg
  5. Sign out from your user account and sign in again.

Note: The loc_0409 portion in the Registry path represents the language of the keyboard. In my case, it is English. You need to replace it with the appropriate subkey which matches your current input language, e.g. loc_0419 for Russian.

That's it.

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