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Desire Keyboard Directional cursor

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DroidyBoy, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. DroidyBoy

    DroidyBoy New Member
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    Hello

    This might seem an odd question but I can't find information to answer it.


    When typing a message in the HTC Desire is there a way of moving the cursor to a place in the written message using some keyboard cursor keys? If so where are they hidden?

    At the moment I seem to be only able to do this using the trackball or by trying to guess and clicking in the message. Both methods suck!

    There has to be some left right cursor keys surely -- doesn't there??:thinking:


    I love my phone but this bugs me:cool:

    If there is some option I am missing please let me know..

    thanks.
     

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  2. Kaliban

    Kaliban Member
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    this bugs me sometimes aswell
     
  3. Eris Ed

    Eris Ed Well-Known Member
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    Tap the spot on the message you want to edit then use the trackpad to fine tune. Works very well for me.
     
  4. nx1977

    nx1977 Well-Known Member
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    Using quick scrolls on the trackpad moves it less than slow scrolls is the best advice I read on here.
     
  5. jonokimber

    jonokimber Active Member
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    I had an app once that turned the volume up / down keys into scroll left / right keys when the keyboard was being displayed. Worked very well indeed and since my 2.2 update I have been meaning to re-install.

    just had a quick search, couldnt find it, not got time now though but felt morally obliged to at least mention this solution to your problem as it was such a good one.

    Cheers

    Jono
     
  6. Harry2

    Harry2 Well-Known Member
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    SmartKeyboard Pro has this keyboard cursor keys :)

    Harry
     
  7. gie62001

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    or try swiftkey full version it has diretional cursor keys and anyway its a great keyboard
     
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