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One way to scroll in form boxes on the iPhone iOS devices
As many have discovered, the trick for scrolling in list boxes on the iPhone (using two fingers) doesn't work in form boxes. If you've ever tried typing a post on a forum or elsewhere from the iPhone, you've discovered that editing what you've typed is a near impossibility if the text entry box is too small, as two-finger scrolling doesn't work.

By tapping/holding inside a form and bringing up the magnifying glass, you can scroll up and down by dragging and holding the magnifying glass in the direction you wish to scroll.
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One way to scroll in form boxes on the iPhone
Authored by: delight1 on Aug 29, '08 09:41:51AM

:/ not to sound mean, but doesn't anyone read the manual these days?
i knew this the day i got my ipod touch.



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One way to scroll in form boxes on the iPhone
Authored by: sxtxixtxcxh on Aug 29, '08 11:12:14AM

Actually, you *can* two finger scroll in text areas as long as you're not in editing mode.



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One way to scroll in form boxes on the iPhone
Authored by: mcdj on Aug 30, '08 04:33:47PM

":/ not to sound mean, but doesn't anyone read the manual these days?
i knew this the day i got my ipod touch."

Guess what's not mentioned anywhere in the manual? Using the magnifying glass to scroll. Thanks anyhow.



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One way to scroll in form boxes on the iPhone
Authored by: Izzard on Sep 01, '08 03:58:28PM

Because it's incredibly obvious. It's the way text-insertion cursors/carets have always functioned since the dawn of the word processor about 40 years ago. I.e. move the cursor beyond the end of the visible text to see the text before or after it.



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One way to scroll in form boxes on the iPhone
Authored by: clknight on Sep 06, '08 05:44:14PM

Using 3 fingers to scroll also works.

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Chris



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