These are actually Unicode characters you can easily reproduce on your computer:
How can I get “WHITE SMILING FACE (U+263A)” with the keyboard?
The Android platform supports unicode and all its characters, however the soft keyboard that comes with your Android ROM probably won't carry all your desired symbols.
When long clicking on some symbols/characters ...
The version of Swype pre-loaded on most Gingerbread Galaxy S's does have arrow keys built in.
Swipe your finger across from the Swype button in the bottom left corner of the keyboard to the SYM button alongside it, and you should see the cursor control screen instead.
Just tap the ABC button to get back to the normal keyboard.
(the other useful extra ...
Following keyboard apps have arrow keys:
Go Keyboard with its Pad Plugin
Simply install them.
Hacker's Keyboard is not liked on smartphones due to its small buttons, but as you are on tablet, I'd recommend it to you. It has all keys found on a PC's physical keyboard (including even Control, Alt etc keys). Take a look of it:
Use Go ...
The easiest, practical way is to Google Search the Unicode Names of these symbols and copy them (e.g. ☺ is WHITE SMILING FACE and ♥ is BLACK HEART SUIT). If you need to do this often though, you'd want to get an 3rd party keyboard.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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. ...
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), ...
Only for Spanish(Spain) but not for other variants (for example Spanish(LatinAmerica))
AFAIK the available commands are:
"signo de interrogación" (?)
"retorno de carro" o "nueva linea" (carriage return)
"signo de exclamación" (!)
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.
I found the solution. I can send text input to my Android Wear device this way:
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
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:
This reddit post talks about replacing your system's ...
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.
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 ...
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
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 :) )
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 ...
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 ...