Understanding the keyless keyboard


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Understanding the keyless keyboard

So let's begin by taking a look at the basics of typing with the screen-based keyboard. For this example, I'm going to use the included Notes app. I will press the plus symbol to create a new note, and now I'm looking at a new blank note, and the keyboard has appeared at the bottom half of the screen. The keyboard will show up anytime you tap into a field where you're supposed to type. To type, just tap the letters. Notice that while you are tapping up here above your finger in a nice, large size, so you can visually confirm that you are on the letter you want. The enlarged version of the letter will stay there until your finger breaks contact from the screen.

That is probably one of the most fundamental things to know about typing on the iPhone or iPod Touch. Characters you type are not entered until your finger leaves the screen. This means that if I touched the wrong letter, I can just slide over to the correct one, and then release. If I do enter the wrong letter by acc...

Understanding the keyless keyboard
Video duration: 1m 59s 7h 7m Beginner Updated Aug 20, 2010

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Understanding the keyless keyboard provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iPhone and iPod touch iOS 4 Essential Training

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Business
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iPhone
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