Apple iPad (3rd generation) (iOS5)

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How to write text

There are various ways of entering text when you write notes or messages. Follow these instructions to learn how to write text.

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You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.
Find "Keyboard"
Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Keyboard.
Turn on word suggestion
Press the indicator next to Auto-Correction to turn on word suggestion.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Add writing language
Press International Keyboards.
Press Add New Keyboard....
Press the required language.
Press Keyboard.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Select QWERTY keypad
Press International Keyboards.
Press the required language.
Press QWERTY below Choose a Software Keyboard Layout.
When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press Keyboards.
Press Keyboard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Save settings
Press the Home key to save the settings and return to standby mode.
How to write text
The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.
Write text
Press the writing language icon until the required language has been selected.
Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press space to insert the suggested word.
Write numbers and symbols
Press .?123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press #+= to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.
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