Research In Motion recently released OS 126.96.36.1998 for the BlackBerry PlayBook. With the update came many needed improvements. However, it seemed there was an issue with the auto-text ability. Many users thought RIM had pulled this functionality from the latest update.
According to the PlayBook’s product manager, Michael Clewley, it resides with an issue in the latest version of the Bridge app. He said via Twitter RIM is working on a fix that will be released shortly. If you were wondering why at some points there was no auto-text ability, now you know why. Be on the look out for a Bridge update soon!