Ways of selecting other than using your finger?

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    I know that im not the only one that is having some trouble selecting with my finger. I was wondering if anyone has found anything to substitute for it? Possibly something like a PDA pen. Anything will help!
    Thanks!
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    Hey there - last week I did a quick search in ebay for "droid stylus" or "pda stylus" and picked up two stylus (or would that be styli) off of ebay and have found them to be quite helpful.
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    now where do you put it when not using it?
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    You can use the Scroll and Select button on the keyboard. I use it in the browser.
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    Use the D-pad on your hard keyboard.
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    I'm just not having the problems using my finger to select items on a touch screen that the OP seems to have.

    Can you explain the problems that you are having by using your finger as a pointing device?
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    Regarding "where to put it" . . haven't had an issue with it as I keep it with me in my office and with my ever present bag when I travel.

    Frankly don't know whether I will use it for long, but it works for now. . .the stylus will probably join the drawer where my Ipaq sleeves, retractable usb cords and other old phones live.
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    Alright! Thank you very much. I will definitely try that. I'm just tired of having press backspace every time I type! LOL.
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    BestBuy, Target, and Wal-Mart all have stylus for sale.



    Wagner :motdroidvert:
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    you cant just use any stylus as it wont work. you need one specifically designed for a capacative screen.
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