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How do I copy and paste ?

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Gemini1789 Sat 02-Nov-19 07:36:09

I use an ipad. When you want to copy and paste some of the previous post how do you do that on here ?
I’m sure this isn’t the first time this question has come up so apologies for possible repetition. Thanks

Bopeep14 Sat 02-Nov-19 08:12:51

Press on the text, a box will come up that says copy lookup and paste with 2 blue dots, move the dots to highlight what you want to copy, press copy.
Go on to the message box when the line appears to start your message tap, the box will come up saying paste tap it, and your highlighted words will appear.
Hope this helps.

Gemini1789 Sat 02-Nov-19 18:33:39

Thanks so much for taking the time to explain that to me. It works perfectly. 💐

Gemini1789 Sun 03-Nov-19 10:44:27

I wonder if you know how to avoid crossing in the post as it were.
When I type a message sometimes it takes a while and someone else has posted without my knowing. Usually it doesn’t matter but on the games it might.
If you refresh you lose your message .

crazyH Sun 03-Nov-19 10:50:59

Hi Gemini, I don't think there's any way of avoiding cross-posting. It happens to me, with Games. By the time I have I have thought about it, someone else has beat me to it. I don't see it and then post mine. 😂

WOODMOUSE49 Sun 03-Nov-19 10:54:01

I have same problem Geminil789

What I do now is, if I know I've taken some time to create next line in limerick or a new word, I copy my message, the refresh the page. Then finally paste back in my message.

Can't guarantee that because some games are very popular.

Bopeep14 Sun 03-Nov-19 21:23:51

Glad I could help. 😊

Callistemon Sun 03-Nov-19 22:22:36

Press on the text, a box will come up that says copy lookup and paste with 2 blue dots

Yes - I did it!!

Thank you Bopeep