Menu+e cursor?

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    Hi, I am trying to select and copy text from a website. If I hit menu+e on the physical keyboard I see a cursor on the screen.How do I move/use this cursor? Using my pudgy finger to select and copy text is like using an axe to do surgery. Thanks for any help on this. That cursor looks promising.

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    you can move the cursor with the d-pad controller.
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    Hi, thanks for replying. When I attempt to move the cursor with the d-pad, the cursor disappears and the next hyperlink highlights on the page, as if I never hit menu+e in the first place. So I ask, what is the exact procedure for using menu+e to select and copy text from a website?

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    after trying it myself.... using my finger was the only way to select text... and 'axe for surgery' is an accurate description. I don't know what the purpose of the cursor is that pops up when you try to select text. It looks promising as you said but seems to serve no real function.
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    Try holding the Shift key down while you move the cursor with the D-Pad. It's worked for me on some occasions.
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    Correct...Axe for surgery is a very good description. Copying text is the one thing that makes me miss my g1 trackball.