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[SailfishX][Gemini] Copy-Paste of text using the keyboard

asked 2019-07-30 13:07:13 +0200

nephros gravatar image

updated 2019-07-30 13:29:15 +0200

Hi all,

Running SFOS 3.0 on the Gemini, there is the issue that more often than not, I can not paste selected/copied text reliably.

For some applications, Ctrl-C/Ctrl-V does work, for others not.

Most annoying is the password fields on web pages in the default browser. I use KeePass to store my passwords, and I can use the ownKeepass app to copy them to the clipboard, but the password can not be pasted to the web site. Various apps are affected as well.

So:

  1. is there a key combination other than Ctrl-V that is supposed to do a paste action?
  2. is there a way to bring up the on-screen keyboard on the Gemini, so I can do the paste from there?

The latter would also help when using other keyboard languages such as the emoji keyboard reliably.

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https://www.oesf.org/forum/index.php?showtopic=35513

nephros ( 2019-07-30 14:45:00 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-07-30 14:19:37 +0200

ds1979 gravatar image

Hi Nephros,

I am missing this feature since Jolla 1 with my bluetooth-keyboard. This is one of the reasons that I haven't bought a Gemini PDA, yet. It would simply make me grow old faster from anger ...

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Can you bring up the on-screen keyboard while the BT one is connected?

nephros ( 2019-07-30 14:36:35 +0200 )edit
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