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Offline Diver4242

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Moving the cursor without deleting?
« on: October 08, 2012, 09:19:50 AM »
On my HTC Incredible 2, when I am using the soft keyboard, there are arrow buttons to move the cursor around in an email or text or whatever. I don't see those on the N7 keyboard, which is frustrating when I'm entering a URL in the browser address or something. Are they hidden somewhere? It's frustrating to have to backspace over good stuff to change one character way back.



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Re: Moving the cursor without deleting?
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2012, 09:54:58 AM »
You can move the cursor by tapping your text, which places a blue pointer on the screen. Touch that, and drag it to where you want to type.

There is also the option of an aftermarket keypad application like SwiftKey 3 tablet, which has arrows.
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Re: Moving the cursor without deleting?
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2012, 12:16:59 PM »
Not sure you can get cursor keys in SwiftKey 3 for Tablet can you?

Definitely can include phone version.

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Re: Moving the cursor without deleting?
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2012, 05:56:16 PM »
Yes, you can. Swiftkey 3 tablet has 3 keyboard layouts, alphabetical, numerical,, and special characters. The latter has the arrow keys.
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Re: Moving the cursor without deleting?
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2012, 07:00:13 PM »
Or use the phone version of Swift Key 3...


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Re: Moving the cursor without deleting?
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2012, 07:09:15 PM »
The major difference for me in the SwiftKey and SwiftKey for Tablet versions is that the phone version gives you the option to display the arrow keys on the primary keyboard screen.
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