HELP desperately needed to delete large amounts of text on the iPad

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  1. SchnitzelvonKrum
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    SchnitzelvonKrum iPF Noob

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    I am an anonymous person asking this question. I need help. I cannot delete large amounts of text. I try select alla nd cut and I press the backspace button but it will not work. I also cannot find arrow keys either.


    Pleeeeeeeease help
    Anonymous
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Can you give us some more information on this, within which app is the text you wish to delete? There is no arrow keys either.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
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    Hold on one spot, hit Select All, adjust as needed to define what you want to delete, then delete.

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