1. Gazza12's Avatar
    I got my Passport yesterday and am devastated that the process of calling a phone number from PDF job sheets (at least 10 a day) will take upwards of 2 minutes and a massive amount of fiddling to copy and paste.......... It's actually quicker to write down the number.

    This compares with a few clicks when using a Bold 9900 (and predecessors) and a call usually placed in under 15 seconds.

    The reader on the Passport is not intuitive to phone numbers and I think I'm going to have to try the Classic.

    Do any Classic owners know if you can click on a PDF document, move the cursor and highlight text or a phone number with the scroll button then copy/paste or simply hit the dial button..............just like the Bold?

    Otherwise I will have to go back to the future and buy another 9900
    01-15-15 04:22 PM
  2. Alain_A's Avatar
    I would gladly try, I would need a pdf sample with phone number

    Z 30
    01-15-15 04:43 PM
  3. VeryBumpy's Avatar
    I don't recall ever selecting a phone number on a pdf file in BBOS.

    Are you saying on BBOS the number was auto highlighted and you could simply click on it once within the pdf and call that number?

    I have to copy and paste pdf phone numbers on my Classic; it is a pain.
    01-15-15 05:10 PM
  4. Gazza12's Avatar
    Yes for 15 years on BBOS........ if the phone no was in the correct format (not too many spaces) you could open the document,scroll down to "view text" which is like the new "text reflow" and then highlight and click dial. What happens if you highlight on the Classic? Can't you just click on the left phone button to call?
    01-15-15 05:39 PM
  5. Alain_A's Avatar
    Nope you would use the trackpad

    Z 30
    01-15-15 05:45 PM
  6. Gazza12's Avatar
    Then copy/paste into the phone screen? or does a call option appear?
    01-15-15 05:48 PM
  7. VeryBumpy's Avatar
    Nope you would use the trackpad

    Z 30
    What he said. That BBOS feature does not work on Classic either.
    01-15-15 05:49 PM
  8. Alain_A's Avatar
    If it's like a number in website. Highlight the number then press on BlackBerry logo. The side window come out and call should be highlighted then press on that logo again. It should call

    Z 30
    01-15-15 05:56 PM
  9. fattyacid's Avatar
    I think it's the same on all models of 10.3.1. Select,copy,open the dial pad, paste, call. It won't take you a minute.

    Posted via CB10
    01-15-15 06:01 PM
  10. Alain_A's Avatar
    I don't think you need to copy and paste

    Z 30
    01-15-15 06:02 PM
  11. slagman5's Avatar
    I think it's the same on all models of 10.3.1. Select,copy,open the dial pad, paste, call. It won't take you a minute.

    Posted via CB10
    Menu key should give the option to call when you highlight a number.

    Edit: Not sure about from within pdf though...

    Posted without the aid of AutoCorrect with my physical keyboard via CB10
    01-15-15 06:29 PM
  12. Alain_A's Avatar
    I can't even try till I get back to Canada

    Z 30
    01-15-15 06:59 PM
  13. Gazza12's Avatar
    Hurry back
    01-18-15 04:34 AM
  14. Taigatrommel's Avatar
    I just remembered I in fact do have a pdf with a phone number included. It is not country coded and goes like:
    0170 1234 5678
    I can't directly call from Adobe Reader, however you can quickly copy it using the trackpad, hit the "call" button, select the dial pad and paste the number.

    Maybe it works if the coding is done in a correct way?

    Posted via CB10
    01-18-15 06:34 AM
  15. aurelpascu24's Avatar
    Install flow dialer from bbw, it will make your work a lot easier

    Posted via CB10
    01-18-15 08:19 AM
  16. Gazza12's Avatar
    Thanks for the tip I'll have a look at Flow dialer.
    01-18-15 03:36 PM
  17. aurelpascu24's Avatar
    Thanks for the tip I'll have a look at Flow dialer.
    Just select the number then share to flow dialer and all done

    Posted via CB10
    01-19-15 03:32 AM
  18. Alain_A's Avatar
    Just select the number then share to flow dialer and all done

    Posted via CB10
    when I select a number I can't share with flow dialer..just copy then open flow dialer then paste
    01-19-15 10:04 AM
  19. Alain_A's Avatar
    yep, from PDF doesn't work dialing from there
    01-19-15 10:05 AM

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