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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by drakester, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. drakester

    drakester Member
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    so many threads, dont know if this has been mentioned but the Evo has more of an iPhone style cut and paste now!!!! sweet.

    My Hero running 2.1 didnt.
     

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  2. crawform

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    great news. anyone have pics?
     
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  3. mocmylov

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    Yea the incredible uses this method as well, so much better than stock :)
     
  4. drakester

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    i dont have pics but you long press the word, then it zooms in. when you release you can drag the little bars to select more words/letters. it also has a pop up that gives you options for:

    copy to clip board
    search with wikipedia for definition
    share via: friend stream, main, message, twitter


    AWESOME!!!!
     
  5. MrX8503

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    Yeah I saw this as well and was really relieved that HTC is stepping it up.

    I found it funny all the nay sayers dogging iPhone for getting copy/paste late, but now the iPhone implements it the best.
     
  6. lopezpm

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    what app is it doing this in? I tried the opera browser, I like how it does it but it isn't how you explained. I tried emails and it seems the same as how it was on the latest 2.1 roms on my hero.

    edit: found it, it does it in the stock browser. I like it. I wish it was like that through out the OS, not just in the stock browser

    edit 2: Wow, I really like it. It's so cool.
     
  7. drakester

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    i used it in email as well.
    still doesnt work in gmail for some reason...
     
  8. lopezpm

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    I think I'm going to start using the stock browser. It's so much faster now on the evo and this new cut and paste seals it for me.
     
  9. fortesquieu

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    Yea the stock browser has it.
     
  10. Napoleon_PhoneApart

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    For the life of me, how do you select a single word to copy? Whenever I touch the little drag bar (I always get only one), the stupid text edit menu pops up.
     
  11. twospirits

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    It also works on Dolphin HD browser.

    TS
     
  12. lopezpm

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    are you dragging the little green ball with silver arrow?
     
  13. ashykat

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    Here are some screens I took from my MyTouch 3G Slide which also has this implementation.

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  14. Aridon

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    Just found this as well. Very nice and needed change.
     
  15. notarichman

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    gmail doesn't seem to allow cuts, copies, or pastes at all for me.
     
  16. Zameus

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    Same here. Would be nice if they allowed copy/paste within any app on the EVO.
     
  17. Buddy4095

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    In Gmail you do:

    MENU > more
    SELECT TEXT
    highlight whatever text > "saving to clipboard"
    open up new Gmail (compose)
    MENU > more
    PASTE and then you're done !
     
  18. shapster1

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    How do you cut and paste on the evo
     
  19. Nomad397

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    how about copy and paste in htc text messaging ?
     
  20. trader914

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    If you want to copy/paste the entire text, you just hold down on the text bubble....then copy...then hold down on wherever you want to paste it to...then paste.
     
  21. Munnarg

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    I think they might have meant copying an already sent text, which you can't do. It's pretty lame if you ask me.
     
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