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Tips Weird keyboard in swype

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sanduneboi, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. sanduneboi

    sanduneboi Active Member
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    Was holding my phone a weird way, hit some buttons by accident and there were weird keys on there. Arrows, cut, copy, paste buttons. Don't know how I got there, would like to know how to get back though.
     

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  2. JRob2k

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    if you drag your finger from the swype help icon to the symbol icon it takes you to that part of the keyboard. pretty usefull for selecting specific characters in text.
     
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  3. pyrplhaze

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    totally one of my favorite features about the swype keyboard! VERY useful once you get used to it!
     
  4. qwertyaas

    qwertyaas Well-Known Member
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    I also heard there is a 'trackpad' on the swype keyboard but can't seem to find it.

    But I never knew of this feature. It's great!
     
  5. PersonOfKnownOrigin

    PersonOfKnownOrigin Active Member
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    That's what they call the trackpad.
     
  6. qwertyaas

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    Oh I thought it was a touch version of it like the handwriting box ;)
     
  7. goodm0urning

    goodm0urning Well-Known Member
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    that's happened to me a few times too, i just clock and hold the "sym" or "abc" button and it takes me back, i have no idea what that's for though...
     
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  8. sanduneboi

    sanduneboi Active Member
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    Can we get this moved to the tips and tricks section... Would've originally posted it there, but I wasn't sure what I had done....
     
  9. 3gAndroid

    3gAndroid Well-Known Member
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    Here's where I went to learn Swype, the videos are just a few minutes and it really made it fun. Now I'm really fast and enjoying my Captivate more than the full keyboard I was used to on my BlackBerry Bold. A statement I never thought I would make.

    Swype | Text Input for Screens

    Cheers... :)
     
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  10. james27007

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    Moved and linked
     

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