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Android Tablets For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 4

Creating and Editing Text

In This Chapter

arrow Using the onscreen keyboard

arrow Creating text

arrow Typing special symbols

arrow Dictating text with voice input

arrow Editing text

arrow Selecting, cutting, copying, and pasting text

arrow Checking your spelling

Your Android tablet lacks a keyboard — a real one, at least. To sate the tablet’s text-input desires, you use something called an onscreen keyboard. It works like a real keyboard, but with the added frustration that it lacks moveable keys. Don’t fret! You can add a real keyboard to your tablet, and you can even forgo typing and just dictate your text. It’s all covered here.

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Behold the Onscreen Keyboard

The onscreen keyboard reveals itself on the bottom half ...

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