Gmail client now has ability to copy text!


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  1. Bonce34

    Bonce34 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Fiddling around with the new version of the gmail client at lunch time I found something that I've been desperate for in the past!


    When you're viewing an email, press the Menu hardkey, select More... and choose "Select text". Then simply drag your finger over the block of text you want to copy. It's rudimentary but it works. Unfortunately it doesn't work on the quoted text area when you are replying to an email, but hey, it's a definite improvement on going to the webmail client.
     

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  2. chris100575

    chris100575 Well-Known Member

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    Good find! :)
     
  3. rodhull

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    This is good news, but you *still* can't save attachments before opening them :(

    The .doc/.xls/.ppt viewer allows you to save (only once "previewed" by Gmail, obviously) but the PDF viewer still doesn't. If you use the stock Mail app you can save any attachment...

    Very puzzling as to why they've chosen to do this...
     
  4. peter7769

    peter7769 Well-Known Member

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    How did you get the new version, is it on 2.2??
     
  5. Bonce34

    Bonce34 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yes, as far as I know that is the only way to get it I'm afraid.
     
  6. jmmaury

    jmmaury Member

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    Damn, you beat me to it! I found this out the other day too but didn't get a chance to post :(
    Good spot though and something I've been desperate for too as I can now copy text into Astrid tasks.
    Happy hunting!
     
  7. the ginger god

    the ginger god Well-Known Member

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    True, but no attachment downloading :(
     
  8. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

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    Try blackout attachment save
     

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