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Using Space Bar on mobile phone

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Eloethan Sun 25-Nov-18 23:15:34

I've just seen this on Mumsnet. I haven't tried it yet but it sounds like an easier way of fixing the cursor at the desired point in a text.

"So I have just discovered by holding down the space bar on my phone keyboard, I can move the cursor to wherever I want on my message...."

Humbertbear Mon 26-Nov-18 07:42:40

This doesn’t seem to work on an iPhone but I can press on the cursor and slide it to wherever I want. My GD taught me that.

mcem Mon 26-Nov-18 08:09:36

I can move my cursor just by tapping the spot I want. Don't need to use space bar. How have you moved it until now?

SueDonim Mon 26-Nov-18 11:57:28

It doesn't work on my iPhone or iPad.

ninathenana Mon 26-Nov-18 12:11:56

Or on my android. mcem that's how I do it too.

yejun Sun 16-Dec-18 21:26:46

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Marydoll Sun 16-Dec-18 21:49:15

I would be wary of clicking on this link.

Bathsheba Sun 16-Dec-18 22:32:58

On an iPhone place the cursor nearest to where you want it, by tapping it. Then hold your finger on the cursor until you get a magnified image of it. Now you can slide your finger - and cursor - to wherever you want it.