To use speech-to-text, press the Microphone key, then speak the desired phrase.
To quickly end a sentence with a period and a space, double-select the space bar.
As you write, QuickType uses predictive text to anticipate your next word. Select a word to choose it.
Accept a highlighted prediction by entering a space or punctuation.
Reject a suggestion by selecting your original word (shown as a QuickType option with quotation marks). Note: If you reject the same suggestion a few times, iPad stops suggesting it. If you see a word underlined in red, select it to see suggested corrections. If the word you want doesn't appear, type the correction
Select and hold the text until the highlight with two end points appears and then expand/reduce selection by dragging, then select Copy. Note: Copy and paste is as simple as creating an insertion point, making a selection, copying the information, and then pasting it in the desired location.
To paste, select the cursor in the desired text field, then select Paste.