Did anyone notice the marker button on the keyboard of the iPhone 6 Plus (picture)

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  1. Vcoronel127

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    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1410486202.467831.jpg

    The marker key on the left... I wonder what it's for?


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  2. ZR_Yancy

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    Looks like a highlighter.
     
  3. iphone1027

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    Interesting...
     
  4. ZR_Yancy

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    The scissor is for cut. Maybe that is paste?
     
  5. Hinezy

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    Yeah, I'm guessing paste.


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  6. shutter13

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    The paste button is to the right of the scissors, I'm guessing it's to nightlight the text you want to cut, copy then paste.
     
  7. Hinezy

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    The button next to the scissors is copy. If you look, it shows an "A" in a box and a copy of it behind it. Cut, copy and paste.


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  8. shutter13

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    I see there is a box behind it, but couldn't tell what was on the box.
     
  9. Europa

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    Looks like a glue bottle for pasting.
     
  10. Vcoronel127

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    I think the A looks more like to copy text.

    If those three buttons are indeed cut,copy,paste then that should make us a little more productive while typing.

    I'm excited to see what other keyboards are available for us


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  11. ZR_Yancy

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    They could've used that space for other new features. I preferred the cut/copy/paste pop up immediately after highlighting. It would have been nice to see italic, underline, font color, highlight, size, etc.
     
  12. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    The button activates the toothpaste dispenser! Yes!

    Right, guys?

    Guys?
     
  13. trnsilver

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    Cut/paste/undo/etc. buttons? Even more reason to get the 6+!
     
  14. Europa

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    Yep. Better get the Plus. I don't think I can handle copying and pasting the old way any longer. :D
     
  15. trnsilver

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    It's terrible. I'm a writer/editor/blogger and it is sooooooo frustrating the way it is now. Then again, I don't use the landscape keyboard either, so I'm probably going to have to get used to the entire thing...but I will!
     
  16. acosmichippo

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    contrarily, this has confirmed my need for the 4.7". I type in landscape pretty much exclusively, and these extra buttons just make it more difficult to reach the alphanumeric ones.
     
  17. danbrumit

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    Hi Everyone, I think its a highlighter
     
  18. Europa

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    Keyboard analyst/cryptologist here. It's glue for pasting. Highlighters aren't that wide. It's right below the scissors for cutting.
     
  19. acosmichippo

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    I actually think it may be a highlighter. Looks very similar to the highlighter icon in OSX's preview. I think paste is the icon to the right of cut. Only question is where is the copy button... there may not be a copy, just like there's no italics. maybe they let you choose from a selection of buttons to put there like customizing a toolbar in OS X.
     
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  20. danbrumit

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    I think the copy button changes to a paste button, how cool would that be?
     

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