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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Gnok31, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. Gnok31

    Gnok31 Member
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    I've only seen this mentioned once or twice but one thing that annoys me with the update is the character number that's displayed when typing a text. Why did they have to put a black box counter right in the messaging window when typing in portrait mode? After creating a message, that box covers part of the last word in the first line. And when flipping it to landscape the character box disappears!!?! I shouldn't have to turn the phone to read back what I just typed.

    The concept of displaying the amount of characters left is a welcome feature but the execution is really poor. I would think it would be obvious to place it in another area outside of the field that you're actually interacting with.

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  2. DrNathan

    DrNathan Newbie

    I agree wholeheartedly. A little irritating.
  3. DDustiNN

    DDustiNN Android Enthusiast

    I agree 100%. It drives me crazy that it covers up what I'm typing (especially since the word prediction is sometimes wrong), and it bugs me even more that it disappears in landscape mode... Makes absolutely no sense...
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    Harry Nguyen Lurker

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The HTC Droid Eris release date was November 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7600 processor, and 1300mAh battery.

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