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How to lowercase a region in gboard?

Gboard has a feature for the past 4-5 years that allows to select a word, then pressing the Shift key to change the word's casing. However, during my testing with multiple words or sentences, I found ...
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How can I use my PC's keyboard in the Android emulator?

I had this issue despite having the correct configuration, and realized that the actual problem was that the focus was on the emulator control buttons windows, as reported in this issue. To check if ...
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Prevent switching keyboard layout when pressing Shift+Space on an external keyboard

I just got a Tab S7 with Samsung's keyboard cover and this was annoying as heck. After reading this and seeing that the solution was just to download another keyboard, I knew there had to be a ...
Michael Kent's user avatar
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Prevent switching keyboard layout when pressing Shift+Space on an external keyboard

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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Is there a way to move the caret in a text box without using the hard keyboard and without a bunch of single touches?

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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Inputting math symbols in Android

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 ...
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Why are some emoji not displayed?

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: ...
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How to paste text between existing words?

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 Macintosh layout for external physical keyboard?

If remapping some keys is enough for you take a look at ExKeyMo. Disclaimer: I'm the developer. It can build an app with your custom layout built-in. UPDATE: ExKeyMo has two modes Simple one to remap ...
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Keyboard overlaps text boxes

Apparently this is not a common issue as I have found nobody else having it. I found that the issue is only present in the full screen mode (i.e: when te status bar is hidden). Cant really wrap my ...
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Changing the input language of physical keyboard on Android TV box

I had a similar problem, my Android TV screen did not show the characters I typed on an external Genius Spanish Keyboard. I wrote to the manufacturer asking for a driver but the answer was they do not ...
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How can I undo an edit in Gmail's compose field?

@JinaneK was on the correct path suggesting to used Ctrl+Z. You will need to install a keyboard that has Ctrl key such as Hacker's Keyboard if your keyboard app does not have it. After you delete a ...
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External keyboard and ESC key on Android

Yes it will work.if virtual keyboard with /`` and esc` worked then why not hardware keyboard worked it will work.
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Using a PC or laptop to send keystrokes to type on Android

Use scrcpy. Free. Fast, no lag. If you use autohotkey, you can now use it on android. This is a big one for me since I'm used to typing with autohotkey shortcuts. Drag and drop files to transfer. eg. ...
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Paste YYYYMMDDHHMMSS timestamp anywhere (hotkey shortcut)

I'm not sure if there is anything like AutoHotKey in Android but it is possible to get the timestamp in that format for the current time on demand. You'd need Tasker or any other app which can run a ...
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Inputting math symbols in Android

You can do this with your existing gboard. Go to Settings>language & input>gboard settings>languages>add Greek>save Hope this helps.
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Where's the auto-replace function of the keyboard

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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Inputting Japanese characters?

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 ...
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Prevent switching keyboard layout when pressing Shift+Space on an external keyboard

On my Samsung phone running One UI version 3.1.1 and Android 11, this is a setting you can change in the following location: Settings > General Management > Physical Keyboard* > Change ...
Tim's user avatar
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Change behavior of space on external keyboard?

I have done extensive research talking to developers who make applications for Android and the PageDown & PageUp do not exist in Android unless the application chooses to implement this(which is ...
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How can I type special symbols on my Android device like ☺ or ♥ as a regular character?

For new versions of Android, the easiest way I have found is to use Character Pad - Symbols. It allows to add characters by Simply tap a character to copy it to your device's clipboard, open any ...
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