Word for Android touch guide

If you’re new to touch devices, learning a few gestures will help you take maximum advantage of the touch capabilities.

Moving around in a file

To…

Do this…

Gestures

Scroll

Touch the screen and slide your finger up and down, left and right.

Scroll

Zoom in

Spread two fingers apart.

Zoom in

Zoom out

Pinch two fingers together.

Zoom out

Making a selection

To…

Do this…

Gestures

Place the cursor

Tap the location.

Place the cursor

Activate the onscreen keyboard

Tap anywhere in some text.

Activate the onscreen keyboard

Select and edit text

Double-tap a word to select.

Select and edit text

Select a paragraph

Triple-tap within the paragraph.

Select a paragraph

Select several words, sentences, paragraphs

Double-tap the first word and drag the selection handle right, or right and downward, to the last word you want to select.

Select several words, sentences, paragraphs

Working with shapes and objects

To…

Do this…

Gestures

Move

Tap the object, hold and drag to the desired location.

Move

Resize

Tap the object, then drag any of the resize handles.

Resize

Rotate

Tap the object, then hold and drag the rotation handle.

Rotate

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