1. VeryBumpy's Avatar
    All I've seen is scrolling and paging through icon pages.

    Something I haven't seen addressed, can one solely use the keyboard? You know navigate to an app icon, double tap keyboard to open. Navigate menus, options and pull down/ups with keyboard?
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    01-07-17 10:06 PM
  2. keypad's Avatar
    I hope so.

    Having the ability to have a mouse cursor on screen would enhance the gesture keypad that much further.

    Productivity heads, I'm sure would love this feature.

    I would personally also like to see pinch to zoom implemented on the gesture keypad.
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    01-07-17 10:12 PM
  3. slagman5's Avatar
    All I've seen is scrolling and paging through icon pages.

    Something I haven't seen addressed, can one solely use the keyboard? You know navigate to an app icon, double tap keyboard to open. Navigate menus, options and pull down/ups with keyboard?
    Nope, because double tap already acts to "activate" the touch feature of it. So it's still just the glorified scroll pad like with the Priv and Passport.

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    01-07-17 10:48 PM
  4. mad_mdx's Avatar
    Android OS is not at all designed with this in mind. You'd be amazed at how badly this would work.

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    01-07-17 11:08 PM
  5. consv93's Avatar
    Some Privs have pointer mode as a beta developer option. Keyboard scrolls, double tap to click.
    01-07-17 11:45 PM
  6. slagman5's Avatar
    Android OS is not at all designed with this in mind. You'd be amazed at how badly this would work.

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    Funnily enough, some Android apps work with the trackpad on my Classic...

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    01-08-17 01:25 AM
  7. Plazmic Flame's Avatar
    What I'm curious about that I haven't seen yet is cursor scrolling through a text box. I've seen scrolling through homescreens and scrolling through the app drawer and scrolling up/down on web pages but no cursor scrolling through written text from the user.

    This is important because if I get this device, I will be typing A LOT and one of the things I hate currently is moving the cursor by tap & hold and then moving around. It's terrible.

    This is why a trackpad would have been nice but I have you can scroll through your own written text.
    01-08-17 08:30 AM
  8. craftEcowgirl's Avatar
    I have seen a few new Mercury videos show them using cursor with finger on pkb, and within a text field
    01-08-17 10:15 AM
  9. BB-JAM215's Avatar
    I have seen a few new Mercury videos show them using cursor with finger on pkb, and within a text field
    Which ones? I've look at a number of Mercury hands on videos. Only a few people actually used the keyboard to type text and I didn't see anyone using the keyboard to move a cursor in the text field.
    01-08-17 11:40 AM
  10. slagman5's Avatar
    Which ones? I've look at a number of Mercury hands on videos. Only a few people actually used the keyboard to type text and I didn't see anyone using the keyboard to move a cursor in the text field.
    You could do it on the Priv and Passport, they are the same, those are the 2/10 functions a trackpad does that the capacitive keyboard could do. So don't worry, it should be there.

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    01-08-17 11:46 AM
  11. BB-JAM215's Avatar
    You could do it on the Priv and Passport, they are the same, those are the 2/10 functions a trackpad does that the capacitive keyboard could do. So don't worry, it should be there.
    Yes, no reason for it not to do everything the PRIV can. I found this PRIV video showing how to select text using the keyboard starting at about 3:41.
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    01-08-17 11:55 AM
  12. craftEcowgirl's Avatar
    Which ones? I've look at a number of Mercury hands on videos. Only a few people actually used the keyboard to type text and I didn't see anyone using the keyboard to move a cursor in the text field.
    Cant find video yet, but Should be same as talked about here :
    http://forums.crackberry.com/blackbe...ursor-1058938/
    01-08-17 01:21 PM
  13. VeryBumpy's Avatar
    I'm hoping someone at the MWC or someone that gets a good 'hands on', can now answer this thread's main question accurately?

    Basically, does it have pointer mode?

    Please.
    02-25-17 02:32 PM
  14. slagman5's Avatar
    I'm hoping someone at the MWC or someone that gets a good 'hands on', can now answer this thread's main question accurately?

    Basically, does it have pointer mode?

    Please.
    The units there had unfinished software unfortunately. So no way to know...

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    02-25-17 05:43 PM

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