Keyboard & Typing

Keyboard & Typing

Navigate your keyboard, copy and paste text, use speech-to-text, and access keyboard settings.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access the keyboard
• Access symbols and numbers
• Copy and paste text
• Access keyboard settings


Access the keyboard

Select a Text entry field.

Note: The on-screen keyboard is only available when the device is in Tablet mode. When the device is in Desktop mode, you can only use the attached physical keyboard.

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Access symbols and numbers

Select the desied option:

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SPEECH-TO-TEXT: Select the Microphone key
CAPITALIZE TEXT: Select the Shift key to capitalize the next letter. Double-tap the Shift key to enable or disable caps lock.
SYMBOLS: Select the Symbols key.
EMOJIS: Select the Emoji key.

Note: To use Speech-to-text you must enable Online speech recognition. From the home screen, select the start icon Start iconsettings icon Settings icon > Ease of Access > Speech tab > Turn on Speech Recognition switch then follow the prompts.

Copy and paste text

1. Select and hold the desired text, then select Select All.

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2. Select and hold the selected text, then select Copy.

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3. Select and hold the desired text field to place the cursor, then select Paste.

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Access keyboard settings

Select the Keyboard settings key, then select the desired option. Select the Settings icon for additional keyboard settings.

Note: Alternately, Select the start icon Start icon settings icon Settings icon > Devices Typing tab > edit keyboard settings as desired.

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