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Unable to select individual word in search bar
When I have typed a few words in the Firefox search bar, I can't find a way to select an individual word to cut, copy or delete it. I have to move the cursor to the word end and backspace. I'm using SwiftKey keyboard on a Samsung s20, Android 12, FireFox 99.2
In textboxes such as this one, I can select individual words. Its only a problem with single line text fields such as the search bar, Google search bar, duckduck , name entries, etc.
I tried this on mine. If I tap, it selects all words, but it shows the beginning and ending pointers. I can then move those pointers until I have only the subset of words (or characters) selected that I want.Read this answer in context 👍 0
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If you press on the word it should select/highlight the whole word.
Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately that doesn't work. Long press or quick press - both select all words. This happens when I add a new tab and type something in it (url and search bar at the bottom of the app), and when opening search page e.g. Google. In boxes such as this one I'm typing in, long press on a word selects the word, and you can move the end or start points to change selection.
I tried this on mine. If I tap, it selects all words, but it shows the beginning and ending pointers. I can then move those pointers until I have only the subset of words (or characters) selected that I want.