Galaxy Nexus : Basic editing

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Move the insertion point: Touch where you want to type.


The cursor blinks in the new position, and a green tab appears below it. Drag the tab to move the cursor.


  • Select text: Touch & hold or double-tap within the text.


The nearest word highlights, with a tab at each end of the selection. Drag the tabs to change the selection.


The tab disappears after a few moments, to get out of your way. To make it reappear, touch the text again.


  • Delete text: Touch to delete selected text or the characters before the cursor.


  • Cut, copy, paste: Select the text you want to manipulate. Then touch the Paste 4-23-2012 10-20-26 AM.jpg, Cut 4-23-2012 10-20-38 AM.jpg , or Copy 4-23-2012 10-20-48 AM.jpg button:

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To make the keyboard go away, touch Done.

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