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Hidden Swype features!

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by billynair, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. billynair

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    I just found a function in Swype by accident: while in landscape mode, drag the swype button down. This opens up a "hidden" keyboard that has stuff that is missing like "delete" (vs. "backspace"), full word backspace (like if you hold the backspace down), cut, copy, paste, aarows!!

    i know you can just touch the screen where you want the cursor to go, but maybe my fingers are too fat and I always place the cursor 1 character away from where i want it to be, and I always thought an arrow to bump it over one spot would be nice.

    I am not sure yet if this extra step to get to the keyboard it worth it yet, maybe since the "copy" in normal mode has to be scrolled to after a long click it might be the same effort, but I am still getting used to it, we will see!

    (Im sure there might be some place mentioned in the instructions how to find this, but i dont remember seeing it.)
     

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    This was mentioned earlier in other threads, In swype, slide from the tips button to sym, or from tips to f and you get extra keyboard shortcuts, to selected/edit text.

    It is a great tip, but it is not hidden. It is in the help file under editing keyboard.
     
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    thought it might
     
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    I did a search for it before posting, but i guess i didnt use the right keywords
     

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