1. DigitalKnight's Avatar
    so in chrome and in FireFox i am unable to select a section of text and copy and paste it for searching?

    I am used to being able to do this on IOS. is there a way on the N7?
    07-22-2012 10:36 AM
  2. pete_lockwood's Avatar
    Hold your finger on the text you want to copy. Copy icons and selection sliders will appear. Hit copy to copy. Long press in an input box and paste will appear as an option.
    07-22-2012 10:47 AM
  3. DigitalKnight's Avatar
    Tried that and it was not working but after I read your reply and tried it a few times it started to work.... Strange......

    Thx.
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    07-22-2012 12:08 PM
  4. pete_lockwood's Avatar
    It's a little iffy, I've found it works best with a lighter touch (but still a long press) - if I squish my finger down hard it doesn't seem to want to register.
    07-22-2012 01:09 PM
  5. John Wilkerson's Avatar
    Hold your finger on the text you want to copy. Copy icons and selection sliders will appear. Hit copy to copy. Long press in an input box and paste will appear as an option.
    I am using a Nexus 7 tablet. I've tried holding down my stylus on text when icons appear there is no choice for copy to copy.
    09-03-2012 10:08 AM
  6. still1's Avatar
    I am using a Nexus 7 tablet. I've tried holding down my stylus on text when icons appear there is no choice for copy to copy.
    it usually will appear but if it doesnt long press the selected text, copy will appear
    09-03-2012 12:59 PM
  7. Subrahmanya Pradeep Morusupalli's Avatar
    - - - Updated - - -

    Tried that and it was not working but after I read your reply and tried it a few times it started to work.... Strange......

    Thx.
    You might have earlier been trying 'long hold' on empty region of browser where there was no text...
    01-10-2013 04:09 AM
  8. AdamJon's Avatar
    I use Android 4.1.2 - can't properly "cut & paste" with long press. - in CHROME -
    feature works fine in MetroWeb Browser!
    So what's up there. Hope Google knows about this.
    09-26-2013 11:03 AM
  9. Zaijhen Vicente's Avatar
    so in chrome and in FireFox i am unable to select a section of text and copy and paste it for searching?

    I am used to being able to do this on IOS. is there a way on the N7?
    02-04-2015 04:50 PM
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