General tabbing between boxes in a form

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ALP, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. ALP

    ALP New Member
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    Hello! I just switched to a HTC Eris and I'm loving it so far. I have just one question that I can't figure out. When you're filling out a form online, is it possible to switch between boxes with the keyboard instead of having to press on the next box with your finger? Something like the "next" button on the iPhone? This is a small problem but is really starting to bug me.

    Thank you!
     

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  2. grainysand

    grainysand Well-Known Member
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    No idea about the Eris, but on the N1 there is in fact a "next" button on the virtual keyboard. Could try asking in the Eris' specific forum, or maybe some keyboard replacements will provide?
     
  3. grvthang

    grvthang Well-Known Member
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    Try the tracball.
     
  4. grvthang

    grvthang Well-Known Member
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    Let me clarify: the trackball usually lets you move among actionable items (hyperlinks, form boxes) on a web page.
     
  5. Blrfl

    Blrfl Well-Known Member
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    Works just fine in regular applications, too. I use it regularly.

    --Mark
     

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