Microsoft Begins Pushing Cut/Paste Update

Developers have started to get the new update from Microsoft for the Windows Phone 7 which includes the Cut & Paste functionality. This was promised from the beginning, and it is starting to get into the cycle of updates. How long did it take the iPod Touch/iPhone? I know that was a lot of the animosity from the Apple crowd about the Windows Phone 7. It’s turning out to be a real nice platform.

“A user can tap a word in mail, IE, Word, etc and that word is then highlighted with arrows on both sides. One can then drag to the left or right to include more words. An icon appears above the highlighted word(s) (looks very similar to the copy icon in Office 2010) to copy. Open a new document, once the cursor is set/blinking and the soft keyboard appears, a paste icon (again, looks the same as the paste icon in Office 2010) is shown just above the top row of letters. In “Messaging”, a user can long press a specific IM which open up the hidden menu that now includes copy. Paste where you wish…”

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