How to use "arrow keys" ??

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    When I have a text box open, I sometimes have to go back and correct something I typed, but it's hard to always get the cursor right back to the exact spot where I need to delete and/or make my corrections without tapping and tapping and tapping all around the box until it FINALLY lands on the right spot! So frustrating! How do I just back-up or forward my cursor to the necessary starting point just like using the arrow keys on my PC without having to hit my delete button to get back to a certain point? Does that make sense?

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    When you're typing in a text box and need to go back, tap once at the end of your sentence, a little red circle will appear, press and hold, then a preview box will show up above your finger, and you can scroll the cursor over until it's in the right spot, then just lift your finger and make the correction..
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    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's EXACTLY what I needed !!! You're awesome!!! THANK YOU !!!!!!!!!!! :)
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    lol, no problem. Just glad I could explain it well enough to be able to figure it out... ;)
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    This is awesome. Just got an x and was wondering the same thing.

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    lol I found out about this just by playing around with it :)

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    Why doesn't the nifty selector thing always work? (Like in a google search box or in this text box right now?)

    Also, anyone know specifics of selecting text- sometimes the arrow cursor things show up and you can tap to include more text, but then sometimes you have to get lucky just dragging your thumb...?

    Thanks.
    Ben
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