Keyboard in the center

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    Since i got the ios5 on my ipad, the key board appears in the middle and not at the bottom of the page, how can i change this. Before i posted this i did a search and setting on my ipad, nothing i could find to help me. Thanks

    Here is a picture, see how the fixed apps in the bottom are visible, i dont want that, i want the old keyboard, as this is very difficult to see the box you are writing too

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    How strange, it doesn't do this on my iPad? I looked in settings and couldn't find anything!

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    Look in the lower right-hand corner by the 'minimize keyboard' button. There are 4 little lines that you can grab and move the keyboard where you want. I just slid mine from bottom to top and also split using a finger 'unpinch'. Kinda slick!
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    Oh thanks Dbeth, i got the keyboard in the location i wanted, very helpful advice from u. thanks Gabriel for looking. Also in the original post, when i say i searcefh, i meant search this forum, and look at settings in the ipad itself. Regarding the split screen i knew the pinch, but not the button activated one.

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    You can also just hold down that same keyboard button until the word "dock" is shown, hit that and it will automatically dock itself at the bottom of the screen.
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    Great tip, thanks very much dbeth
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    Thank you SO much! I must have moved mine in error - it was driving me crazy. Couldn't see anything I typed. First time I ever joined a forum :) - I'm now a believer!
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    The best thing to do would be to 'lock' your keyboard in place. Go to Settings>General>Keyboard - Turn split keyboard off. The lines on the minimize button disappear and the keyboard cannot be moved......... K?
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    I was having the same problem, thanks for the answers!!
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    You are welcome sonia.

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