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Tom Scott did an interesting video on the subject Fundamentally, the fact that it is triggered by touching the text probably means it's a bug in the code responsible for working out which part of the text is highlighted (which is not at all trivial in unicode) so it can be copy/pasted or otherwise manipulated. Given it hangs it possible there is an ...


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This functionality is covered by the operation of the Personal Dictionary. Settings > Language and input > Google Keyboard > Text correction > Personal Dictionary. Select the language to which you would like to make the addition. Finally, the '+ Add' button allows you to define a word or phrase, and, optionally a shortcut. So for your example, Word = 'As ...


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According to Sony, on their phones you double tap a word and some draggable gadgets will appear. Cut, copy etc appear at the top edge.


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I have the same issue with the Samsung Galaxy S5 and a bluetooth keyboard. I was able to install Gboard (google keyboard from the app store) and this fixed the problem.


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Switching to any other keyboard application as the default should solve this problem, for example SwiftKey. The shortcut exists in the Samsung keyboard and is not possible to turn off.


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There are dedicated Keyboards you can install. One of them is SymbolsKeyboard See also (S2 relevant): How to switch Input Method / keyboard?


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For anyone who comes across this via a search I found these options... Polaris Office's word processing program implements undo that works via control-Z on my Galaxy Note 3 using a Bluetooth keyboard. The JotterPad X text editor implements undo and redo that works fine via on-screen controls. The JotterPad X app description on the Google Play store claims ...


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As of 2017 and since 2016, in Gboard (previously known as Google Keyboard), you can swipe along the space-bar to navigate text and move the cursor. Source (CNET)


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Android 4.2.2 already contains the advanced copy/cut/paste functions. Calling it up is intuitive too - just long press on a word, then use the field edge indicator gadgets to select the text you want to cut. Then on top you will see some icons representing specific functions. There will be a copy one (Number 4 in the image above), a paste one (Number 5), ...


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I use google keyboard for texting. For this keyboard, u just need to go symbols, on bottom right, there's a straight vertical line | (like this o e) below the brackets. Press that and the heart shape will appear...


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Activate keyboard (e.g by perfoming any type action) Go to symbols. Long-press this button •; you will see these: ♥♣♠♦♪. When you long-press *, you can type ★.


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Only for Spanish(Spain) but not for other variants (for example Spanish(LatinAmerica)) AFAIK the available commands are: "coma" (,) "punto" (.) "signo de interrogación" (?) "retorno de carro" o "nueva linea" (carriage return) "signo de exclamación" (!)


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No, it is not a setting that you can toggle; however, you can add the compound word to your dictionary (in Google Keyboard, double-tap the word in the prediction bar), and in the future, it won't split up the words that you add.


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I found the solution. I can send text input to my Android Wear device this way: adb shell input text <your_text> Hope it will help someone else! More info here: http://blog.rungeek.com/post/42456936947/sending-keyboard-input-via-adb-to-your-android


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I know this is an old question, but the answer might help if there are still people looking for what the OP asked. There is MathKeyboard that comes loaded with math symbols from trigonometric symbols to logarithmic, integrals, subscripts, superscripts, etc. From square roots to triple integrals, this keyboard helps you in math typing MathKeyboard it's a ...


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You can try this: Go into Settings>Application Manager and locate your keyboard. This could be listed a few different ways, depending on your phone. For example, I'm using Swift Key so that's what mine is listed under. It could say software keyboard, or whatever for your hardware keyboard. Anyway, once you find it, tap the button to clear the cache. ...


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It depends on the NotoColorEmoji.ttf font file you have installed. If that file doesn't include a glyph for the Unicode code point you want, it can't show it. Here's an SO post about fonts and glyphs: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3582944/how-does-a-unicode-character-get-mapped-to-a-glyph-in-a-font This reddit post talks about replacing your system's ...


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Select the Google symbol in the top left of Gboard. Select the -I-. Use the arrows to move the cursor where you want to paste the word. Select paste.


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Use Cantonese Input. Install the keyboard and add it as an input method. You can then use any of the following to input characters: Pinyin (Yale, Jyutping and Cantonese Pinyin standards) Cangjie Handwriting Voice Stroke


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Some replacement Android keyboards on Google Play deal with mathematical characters (I don't need many, so my keyboard is sufficient), and some mathematical apps provide a very broad range. See this Google Play query to see if any are a match to your requirements.


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It installs an Accessibility Service. These services are usually used as screen readers (like TalkBack), and thus have access to on-screen text. It is thus able to record on-screen information. If you install the app, you'll notice it prompts you to register it as an accessibility service so as to collect input information. However, one limitation of this ...


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April 2017 This works in Note5, Android 7. Settings Language & Input Virtual Keyboard Samsung Keyboard Predictive Text (click on predictive text) Text Shortcut Hope this'll help you. :-)


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I have a galaxy note 2 (Android 4.4.2) with build number KOT49H.N7100XXUFNL1 and it is still working the same way it used to work previously. Check that other languages are downloaded or not. Here is screenshot highlighted in red showing scrollable languages.


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I will show you the way/tip (steps by steps) how to config the keyboard for any language on Android OS phone (I'm using Android 9) Open any text editor app or web-browser which you can call the keyboard. In my phone, I'm opening Chrome Press and hold on Space-bar key to call Change Keyboard screen If there's not the support keyboard for the language that ...


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Please take a look at Google Japanese Input: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.inputmethod.japanese Swype keyboard has Japanese language built in as well: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nuance.swype.dtc


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One way to do this would be rooting the device, to obtain the "Mms.apk", and manually reverse-engineering it (using tools like apktool), and finding the overlay that's showing the text edit area's size (and the step that naturally follows, increasing it :) )


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make a note and save ★☆♥☏✹✃✈✉☺☻™✽ッツ♨✆ ★★★★★ ♥


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Russian Keyboard is a free app that allows you to choose different layouts (languages) for the hardware keyboard and the combination for switching between them (Alt+Shift, Alt+Space or Shift+Space). Works perfectly on my Samsung with Android 4.4 KitKat. Note that selected layouts and the switching combination works as long as the app is selected as a ...


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I had this problem too for a long time but have found that the key to stopping this glitch is to turn off the predictive text option in the keyboard settings every time you experience the 1st character input only problem. Personally, I like the predictive text being on 99% of the time, but some web pages (email providers mainly) aren't configured for ...


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