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John Evans

Create a Shortcut for Typing eMail Address Quickly in iOS - 5 views

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    "One of the most frustrating things to type on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch keyboards is an email address. Typing out a name, then tapping the ".?123″ button to access special characters and numbers, then tapping it again to type more letters, than tapping it yet again to type a period, and again to finish off an email address, by the time you're done you've shifted between the touch keyboards half a billion times. Instead of repeating that process over and over again, do yourself a favor and create a keyboard shortcut for your email address."
John Evans

How to Type Faster by Avoiding Autocorrect Mistakes on iOS [Quicktip] - 3 views

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    "Typing on iOS device is an almost flawless experience - until the autocorrect function spoils everything, sometimes making a joke out of something when it wasn't your intention in the first place."
John Evans

Stop the Period Automatically Typing in iOS - 2 views

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    "Double tapping the spacebar in iOS inserts a period at the end of a sentence and starts another, a feature that can really improve typing on the virtual keyboards of iOS, but not everyone likes the behavior. If you don't want the iPhone or iPad to automatically type periods at the end of a word, here's all you have to do:"
John Evans

How to Add Typing Shortcuts to Your iPad: Make Abbreviations for Common Phrases | iPad ... - 6 views

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    "All of us have phrases we use frequently when writing. For example, I often type "iPad Academy" or "Thanks for contacting me" in my email messages. If you have phrases you type repeatedly, you can create shortcuts (abbreviations) for these phrases. The shortcut, composed of a few characters, automatically expands to become the phrase it represents."
John Evans

8 Typing Tips for iPad and iPhone That Everyone Should Know and Use - 6 views

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    "Learning to type well on the touchscreen keyboards of an iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch can take some time. To speed that process up, here are a handful of great tips to make typing on iOS virtual keys much easier and faster. Some of these you'll probably know and some you probably won't, but all are very worthwhile to learn and master:"
John Evans

6 Tips to Improve Typing on the iPad - 27 views

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    "I love the iPad but I really hate typing on it. Though touch screens are magnificent for some tasks, frankly typing just isn't one of them. Maybe it's my hands and fingers fault or maybe I'm just a grouchy old school tactile typer, but I struggle to get in any kind of real workflow that involves typing more than a sentence or two on touch screens. I'm probably not the only one to feel this way, so here are six helpful tips to improve the typing and writing experience on the iPad:"
John Evans

Hands On: iKeyboard Brings Touch Typing to the iPad [Macworld / iWorld 2012] | Cult of Mac - 6 views

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    "The iKeyboard was another Kickstarter success story at Mocworld / iWorld 2012, garnering over 6 times what the required threshold was for funding. Its mission is to "addresses the one drawback of a tablet computer" which is the inability to touch type on the iPad's virtual keyboard. Again, I'm not a fast typist - I definitely need to work on that to improve my overall productivity when writing. The iKeyboard gives me the opportunity to work on that on what is often my primary writing tool."
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