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Samsung Galaxy Tab S For Dummies by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 4

Text to Type and Edit

In This Chapter

arrow Using the onscreen keyboard

arrow Accessing special characters

arrow Creating text by using keyboard swipe

arrow Dictating text with voice input

arrow Editing text

arrow Selecting, cutting, copying, and pasting text

If a tablet had a keyboard, it would be a laptop, not a tablet. The notion of a keyboard adds too many buttons to an otherwise sleek and mobile device. Even so, text input is still required. While you most likely won’t use your Galactic tablet to write a novel, you are required to write text. To fulfill that function, and to help you edit and hone your text, you use something called the onscreen keyboard.

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This Is a Keyboard?

The onscreen keyboard reveals itself on the bottom half of the screen, like to the Galaxy Tab S keyboard shown in Figure 4-1 ...

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