Things I miss

It took over a week but really getting comfortable with using the iPhone 6.

There are a lot of things that are familiar from using macOS 10.13 High Sierra on my MacBook Air and my Kindle Paperwhite. Most of the things I miss have to do with data entry, in particular keyboard shortcuts.

  • Click then shift-click to select text
  • Arrow keys to move insertion point
  • Click and drag to select text
  • Double click to select a line of text
  • Triple click to select a paragraph
  • Tab to move through form fields and spreadsheet cells

I’m still working on how to add attachments in the iOS default Mail. Looks like a work flow change might be the solution: prepare a photo or document then use the share button and pick email.
I am posting from the WordPress app. Adding images is super easy but selecting the size to display (i.e. thumbnail) doesn’t work as I expected. I saw this in some earlier posts and the HTML editor shows that the original size is used, just labeled as a thumbnail.
Looks like three standard sizes of images are not generated on uploading as they are on the desktop/laptop browser versions. I noticed this was an issue on my posts in the past few days.

Small dog napping with his toys

About Kathy

Perl, MySQL, CGI scripting, web design, graphics following careers as an analytical chemist and educator, then in IT as a database administrator (DBA), programmer, and server administrator. Diagnosed with Mitochondrial Myopathy in 1997.
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