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bbbl67 07-17-2012 10:14 PM

Selecting text on Playbook Mini Keyboard
 
I just bought myself the Blackberry-branded mini keyboard for the Playbook. I know I could've gone with many aftermarket ones, but I didn't want the hassle of partial incompatibility. Now this keyboard has a touchpad included too. I'm starting to get the gist of how to use one finger for left-click and two fingers for right-click, etc. But what I can't seem to get is how to text using the mini keyboard's touchpad. I've looked at several Youtube videos, but I see it being used in a few of those videos but no idea how they do it. I suppose I could just bring my fingers upto the screen itself and just do it that way, but that sort of defeats the purpose of having a keyboard/pad.

Jase88 09-14-2012 01:46 AM

Re: Selecting text on Playbook Mini Keyboard
 
I've run into a similar issue as you.

In one of the videos, there appears to be a way to populate the two arrows from the BT keyboard. You can then use the pad to move the arrows and select text between them. Unfortunately the video glosses over this functionality quickly without discussion, and I wasn't able to replicate the function.

Holding down the shift key and using the arrows doesn't appear to work unless you're in "Documents to Go".


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