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Editing text

You can select, cut, copy and paste text as you write. You can access the editing options by double-tapping the entered text. The editing options then become available via an application bar.

Application bar

The following actions are available on the selected text:

  • Cut
  • Copy
  • Paste
  • Share
  • Select all

Note

The Paste option only appears when you have text saved on the clipboard.

To select text

  1. Enter some text, then double-tap the text. The word you tap gets highlighted by tabs on both sides.
  2. Drag the tabs left or right to select more text.

To edit text

  1. Enter some text, then double-tap the entered text to make the application bar appear.
  2. Select the text that you want to edit, then use the application bar to make your desired changes.

To use the magnifier

  • When you enter text, tap and hold on the text field to view the text magnified and to place the cursor where you want within the text field.
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