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iPad scrolling issue when typing long posts pin forums

04-10-2010, 11:42 PM
#1
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 65
iPad scrolling issue when typing long posts pin forums

Hello all,

Is there a way to scroll up and down when typing a long post. It's only an issue if there's more text than will fit in the defaulted text window size. It's an issue in both portrait and landscape.

For example, I just wrote a developer a long post but wasn't able to proof it because I had no way to scroll up and down in the text window. I could only scroll the entire page up and down.

Is there a way to do this or any tips or workarounds?

Thank you very much and have a good weekend.
04-11-2010, 02:40 AM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
Is this an iPad problem or a TA page issue.

hi

04-11-2010, 05:46 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 142
It's a general iphone os issue, faced into this issue too.

Solution: swipe inside the textfield with 2 fingers, but the textfield shouldn't have the focus!
04-11-2010, 06:45 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
I dont have an iPad but based on my iPhone/iPod experience, there are a few things you can do. You can increase the size of your text input box by clicking on the increase size button on the top right of the quick reply option(see the screenshot below). The same button will increase the size of your text box in the advanced reply option too. That will help you see a lot more text that you would otherwise. Use it again if you still feel the text box is still smaller than what you'd like.





Or you can scroll up/down by touching inside the text box, hold it until you see the text zoom lens, and move your finger up/down so you reach the top/bottom of the text box. After that the text will start scrolling up/down too so you can go to the point where you want to edit.

Or if you just want to proof read your post, you can simply use the preview post option in the advanced option.


04-11-2010, 11:20 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 65
Thanks all.

I think it's an OS issue and Apple can solve it easily by adding arrow keys on the soft keyboard. Hopefully web forum providers will accommodate as well and should be able to very easily.
04-11-2010, 06:06 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,438
Quote:
Originally Posted by willmeek View Post
Thanks all.

I think it's an OS issue and Apple can solve it easily by adding arrow keys on the soft keyboard. Hopefully web forum providers will accommodate as well and should be able to very easily.
use two finger swipe to scroll these fields.

arn
05-27-2011, 12:39 AM
#7
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Last edited by rmorrison100; 06-04-2011 at 01:48 AM.