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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by izzy35, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. izzy35

    izzy35 Well-Known Member
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    I know I can just tap the screen, but so many times, it doesn't land the cursor right where I want to delete. Yes, I can go back, but that deletes everything. I just want to be able to move the cursor back to the part that I want to edit, add or delete.

    Is this not possible on the DINC??
     

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  2. Jakaro

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    use your optical joystick to move back characters. tap somewhere near where you want, then use the joystick.
     
  3. aarn660

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    use the trackpad to move the cursor to whever you want it to be. you can also tap the text and it will place the cursor where you would like.
     
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  4. izzy35

    izzy35 Well-Known Member
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    U know how MANY times I tried this and it only moved back 1 SPACE....But of course, NOW i try it and it works!!

    LIFESAVERS!!! :D
     
  5. aarn660

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    glad we could be of assistance haha.
     
  6. BzB

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    Lol. I've notice that it doesn't work at times too. Not sure what cause it, but it happens rarely. The trackpad is very useful though.
     
  7. potterdood

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    yeah but I've had the situation where I typed this long text and I noticed I needed to go back and I clicked the area where I wanted the cursor to go and it wouldn't even come close, but I never tried the trackball, next time I'll give that a shot tho.
     
  8. izzy35

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    U know what's funny...There's so many times that I look at it and say to myself, "what EXACTLY is your purpose bc I NEVER use you!!" Seriously though, what I think it SHOULD be used for, it isn't, and things I think it shouldn't be used for, it is...I NEVER use it.:eek:
     
  9. izzy35

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    It's an UNFORTUNATE part of my genetic pool that I do NOT have PIANO FINGERS!!! This happens to me ALL the time. Almost 100% of the time, it doesn't go exactly where I want it to...trackball, HERE I COME!!!!!! :D
     
  10. Jakaro

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    thats all i use it for
     
  11. aprillh

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    I never knew this! Thanks so much for posting. I'm curious if any of the other keyboards have a backspace option (swype, et al). Anyone know?
     
  12. Jakaro

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    I use swype and no.
     
  13. kayst

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    Swype does have a full keyboard for editing - Press the swype key and drag your finger to the key to the right of it (the symbol key maybe? don't have my phone in front of me).
     

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