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iTips: Apple iPad Quick Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

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Accurately Moving Cursor Between Text on Your iPad
iTips: Apple iPad Quick Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Accurately moving the text cursor on an iPad is just a touch away.

Photo by Jason Hidalgo

Touchscreen interfaces have gone a long way. But even with a large screen such as the iPad, accurately moving or placing a text cursor at a specific spot can be tricky. Or is it?

If you're struggling with putting your text cursor at a specific spot, all you need to do is treat your iPad like the apple of your eyes (cough, cough) and touch and hold — your cursor, that is.

Doing so will bring up a mini magnifying glass that will allow you to easily move your cursor between text. It's an especially helpful tip for folks with large fingers.

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