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Support move cursor within text

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by alex01, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. alex01

    alex01 Well-Known Member
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    i have problems making corrections to text when using my desire, is there a way to move the cursor to a certain point within text? some posts mention arrow keys but i can't find them anywhere.

    is here also a way to select parts of text for editing? what i mean is something similar to when you can press and hold the shift key along with using arrows keys to select text on a normal keyboard.
     

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  2. kevinf1990

    kevinf1990 Well-Known Member
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    you can use the trackpad but yeah i wish i can just tap the area for the cursor to go to though
     
  3. flyingeng

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    Is there any way to slow the curser down when using the track pad ?
     
  4. adzila

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    Only by moving your finger slower.....
     
  5. flyingeng

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    Very helpfull but not as helpfull as other thread replies in this community :(
     
  6. BarnumC

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    umm... tap nearby.. My fat fingers usually get close, and then use the 'optical ball' or what ever its called to move the I bar...I cant understand how it moves too fast, mine wont go fast enough!
     
  7. Harry2

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    SmartKeyboard Pro has 4 arrow keys for to move the cursor :)

    Harry
     
  8. adzila

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    May not be as helpful as others in the community, but it is entirely accurate advice. The only way ive found to slow it down is to not move my finger as quickly.

    Dont see what the issue is with that?
     
  9. flyingeng

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    :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
  10. alex01

    alex01 Well-Known Member
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    though your suggestion is not ideal, it's certainly a step forward for me - until now i wasn't even aware of this.
     
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