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Mobile: kinda weird, like maybe a bug
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Bookie0

Hello everyone,

I am in mobile (ipad), and I am experiencing some difficulties coding.

It’s kinda hard to explain, so please bear with me, I’m gonna try and explain the best I can! :)

So on picture 1, let’s say I wrote print (“Hello World”)

If I want to delete the parantheses on the right, I press backspace on my keyboard,

However, my cursor is like 2 spaces away from the parantheses, but it still deletes...

Likewise, if I want to delete the quotation mark on the left, I am putting my cursor on right next to it.

But, instead I end up deleting the parantheses (I only clicked backspace once)

Also it’s not only deleting, if I want to type a caracter, it ends up appearing 2 “shifts” ahead. For some reason everything is shifted to the right. When I want to delete something, I end up deleting the character 2 spaces to the left.
Once again, I tell you I’m on mobile, so maybe this is just a problem with the UI of repl.it on mobile. I hope you understand, me and hope this problem gets fixed.

Also if anyone else has this problem, please tell me.

Thank you very much for taking the time to read until here, and any suggestions are greatly appreciated!

😊 😃 🙏 :] :D XD

Answered by CodeLongAndPros [earned 5 cycles]
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CodeLongAndPros

You can switch to explorer mode, and test repl's new mobile interface.

(It's amazing)

Bookie0

Sorry, how do you go to explorer mode? :) @CodeLongAndPros and how do you test the interface?

CodeLongAndPros

@Bookie0 Open your account edit screen, and goto roles and select explorer.

CodeLongAndPros

@Bookie0 You should see a big red icon in the corner, like mine.

Bookie0

Hey, thanks for the answer! I click on the red button, but it just redirects me back to the account page. Is this normal? Thank you very much! @CodeLongAndPros

Bookie0

Also I would love to see repl’s new mobile interface : ) @CodeLongAndPros

CodeLongAndPros

@Bookie0
@Bookie0 You don't click on the icon. I interpret the repl team putting it there as a warning, and to exit that mode, you click on the button. If you are on a mobile device, and request the mobile website, it should come up

CodeLongAndPros

@Bookie0
Spoiler:

Bookie0

Oh okay thank you very much for your answer! @CodeLongAndPros

Bookie0

Cool thanks! @CodeLongAndPros

CodeLongAndPros

@Bookie0

The obligatory quote:

If it helped, please mark it as the answer

Bookie0

Okay, fine, but btw it still bugs like how I described in my post, even with the mobile interface... @CodeLongAndPros

CodeLongAndPros

@Bookie0 I think it is the way repl handles the keyboard. Not much you can do there to fix it.

Bookie0

Yeah, probably. I selected your answer tho :) @CodeLongAndPros

CodeLongAndPros

@Bookie0 I noticed on iOS, trying to set the keyboard into trackpad mode didn't work, so I think repl has it's own input engine.

Bookie0

I’m not using a trackpad, I’m on iPad and I have a Bluetooth keyboard, but it still bugs when I’m using the iPads keyboard :(
Have a great day! @CodeLongAndPros

CodeLongAndPros

@Bookie0 I was talking about trackpad mode. If you force press the iOS spacebar, you can move the cursor.

Bookie0

Ohhhhh ok. Cool. Noice! :] @CodeLongAndPros

CodingCactus
Bookie0

Yeah I did that thanks! @CodingCactus