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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TF1984, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. TF1984

    TF1984 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    ***Mods can move this to tips & tricks if necessary***

    I posted this over on Evo thread and received great response, Just thought I'd share with Epics.

    Hey -anyone using swype, you may not realize but there is a special menu, which you won't find if you're not looking for it or have not watched the video tutorials at Swype | Text Input for Screens

    The special menu includes arrows, copy all, delete select and many more helpful keys. Access it by swyping from the Swype Key (Bottom Left) to the "SYM" key right next to it. To get back to regular keyboard, just press the ABC key.

    Oh, while you're on the abc (default view) keyboard, swype from SYM key to 5/F key, nice little numeric layout for you.
     



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  2. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Yup - it's one of the totally cool, totally hidden Swype features...much like the secondary numerical keypad that you get by holding the Sym key when on the normal numerical keypad.
     
  3. dittok92

    dittok92 Newbie

    That's pretty nifty. :)
     
  4. marvinrock

    marvinrock Well-Known Member

    You just made my keyboard even more useless.
     
  5. Mr.Nobody

    Mr.Nobody Lurker

    Exactly.

    Thanks for the great tip.
     
  6. Blakely

    Blakely Lurker

    Thank you!!!
     
  7. NiceGuysFinishLast

    NiceGuysFinishLast Android Enthusiast

    This is awesome, thanks!
     
  8. Cadamus

    Cadamus Newbie

    Really nice! Just one question... What does the Cursor Jump button do?

    Thanks!

    AJ
     
  9. When you select "Cursor Jump" and then an arrow direction, it'll jump to the beginning or the end. It works like the "home" or "end" keys on a computer keyboard.
     
  10. MrsJennyK

    MrsJennyK Member

    WOW! I'm new to the forum and just came across it. Love it! Thanks
     

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