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Sun Oct 21, 2012, 12:34 AM

App to learn how to type on iPad?

There's an app available to improve typing on an iPad. I'm thinking of trying it and wonder if anyone here has already.

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Response to Iris (Original post)

Sun Oct 21, 2012, 12:52 AM

1. Dude! (or dudette) I learned to type on an IBM Selectric like 45 years ago and

My typing is still shit. Now, in what are supposed to be my golden years, you want to teach me all over again? lMFAO.

Child, I can barely see the keyboard, much less get my big, arthritic fingers to hit the right keys. How about you just learn this new skill and I just chase you off my lawn?

Edited to add that your skateboard makes so much fucking noise that I can't hear myself think!

I hope you have a good Halloween costume because that is the only reason I put up with you brats in the first place!

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Response to OffWithTheirHeads (Reply #1)

Sun Oct 21, 2012, 09:28 AM

2. haha!

Well, I learned on a Seletric as well and am still an excellent typist on a keyboard. I've noticed I am almost a good typist on the ipad but it's like a baby learning to walk. As soon as I realized I'm actually doing it, I tart tp maje all kindss of miatakes! (in other words, fall no my ass)

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Response to OffWithTheirHeads (Reply #1)

Sun Oct 21, 2012, 07:21 PM

5. Learned on a Royal Manual in 7th grade (late 70s)

If I really have to type a lot, I use a Bluetooth keyboard. Otherwise, I type with a stylus (name a hand/arm/shoulder problem - I probably have it )

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Response to Iris (Original post)

Sun Oct 21, 2012, 10:20 AM

3. Hey, if it can correct the neuropathy, frozen tendons and arthritis

Brought on by a medical disaster, I'm for it.

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Response to NV Whino (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 21, 2012, 07:19 PM

4. Sign me up, too

I use a stylus

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Response to Iris (Original post)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 11:59 AM

6. Hate typing on the iPad. It prevents me from using it for anything

that requires more than a few words of text.

I am a really good touch typist, but don't see the point of adding a keyboard to my iPad.

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Response to cbayer (Reply #6)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:28 PM

7. I know! That's why I want a type pad tutorial.

I think I could learn to do it better. I can tell I'm sort of getting it but once I start building up speed, I get freaked out and start typing gibberish. I don't see the point of attaching a keyboard either, but I'd like to be able to use the ipad more and think I would if I could actually type on it.

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Response to Iris (Reply #7)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:30 PM

8. Let me know what you think if you try it.

Maybe I'm just too old to make the transition....

but, then again, maybe not.

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Response to cbayer (Reply #8)

Mon Oct 22, 2012, 07:52 PM

9. I am thinking the exact same thing! I'm probably not too old and it might make a big difference for

me. I'll keep you posted!

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Response to Iris (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 01:11 AM

10. Not sure if this will help, but some apps change the on-screen keyboard

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Response to suffragette (Reply #10)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:39 AM

11. Thanks for the tip! n/t

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