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Editing texts while you are writing

When typing a text, if you want to go back 3 lines up and change something, it's so much more difficult than with the old BB.  Some big circle shows up and if you're not careful, you'll accidently send the message while trying to fix it.  Is there a better way to edit a text while drafting one?  Am I the only one frustrated by this feature?

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Re: Editing texts while you are writing

It's actually easy and intuituive once you get used to it.

Touch the area you want to edit.

When the big circle appears, to fine tune where the edit should take place, quickly TAP the SIDE of the BIG circle to whcih you want to move ... tap once on the right side to move one space right, same for up one line or whatever..

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Re: Editing texts while you are writing

Learning to use that circle tool can be a little tricky, BUT it can be done.  For one thing you can get it to move one space in any direction by tapping the circle on the side you want to move.  This works up and down also.

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Re: Editing texts while you are writing

As with the other BB10 so far, the Z10, there is a learning curve; these are not phones you master right out of the box....they take time for you to become an expert with.



Keep typing and practicing and mix that with some patience and you'll be amazed at what comes of it.  Smiley Happy

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