How do I disable copy-paste?

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miskris

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I really hate the new copy paste thing that's popping up all the time. I don't need to copy stuff on my iPhone i'm just not that active of a sharer/copier/paster. Plus this stupid window pops up when I go to type into some forums that I used to be able to type into on my iPhone. Now I can't at all.
Anyone know if there is a way to turn this off? I can't find any settings for this nor can I find it in the user manual. Is it possible?
 

KabaModern

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I really hate the new copy paste thing that's popping up all the time. I don't need to copy stuff on my iPhone i'm just not that active of a sharer/copier/paster. Plus this stupid window pops up when I go to type into some forums that I used to be able to type into on my iPhone. Now I can't at all.
Anyone know if there is a way to turn this off? I can't find any settings for this nor can I find it in the user manual. Is it possible?
AFAIK, there is no setting for it.
 

jaydoc1

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Miskris,
From those of us who have been waiting for copy/paste for nearly three years and are ecstatic to finally have it, please, keep these complaints to yourself. :)
 

Zanthe

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Good God. After two+ years of complaining about not having copy and paste somebody already hates it. *sigh*
 

jptolife

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Lol.. I've always say, you can never make everyone happy. Back when there was no copy and paste, I distance conplain because everyone else was. Now that there is, I still won't complain, someone will always do it anyway.
 

iLami

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I never complained about the lack of cut and paste.

I HATE the cut and paste; so unnecessary and obnoxious when I am trying to fix text messaging typos
 

iNinja

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Really? If you tap quickly to select a character the CCP box doesn't show. if you hold your finger to the screen whilst moving to show the magnifying glass, the CCP box doesn't show.

the only time it shows is when you tap and hold in one place. I think its really intuitive and completely non intrusive. For those times when it accidentally shows, just tap to make it disappear. I didn't realise just how much id use it.
 

Jeffois

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I actually laughed out loud when I saw the subject heading.

@ the OP: Don't get me wrong, you have every right to dislike what you want. But after the earth-rattling complaints on this and other boards, it's funny to see complaints that this capability has been implemented.

Keep your eyes open in the app store though. I'd be surprised if someone doesn't come up with a way to disable it in the way you'd like.
 

Jeffois

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I'd imagine that a utility to disable Apple's copy & paste would appear on Cydia, not the App Store.
Certainly that's the case if Apple were to reject it. But what are the odds of that? :022:really

Clearly, I'm assuming, but I would imagine some enterprising young go-getter would work on that. Don't know which way it would come out. I'm not a JB kind of guy, so I tend not to think about it, but obviously Cydia is a possibility for this.
 

Watcher

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Personally, I find the manner in which Apple has implemented Cut/Copy & Paste on the iPhone is phenomenal and more intuitive than any other PDA or smartphone I've ever used.
 

krispy1121

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Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum. I was wondering...is the new copy & paste feature only with the new 3GS or is it an upgrade to all iPhones? I'd LOVE to have it! I have the 3G. Thanks in advance!
 

iphonewarrior

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Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum. I was wondering...is the new copy & paste feature only with the new 3GS or is it an upgrade to all iPhones? I'd LOVE to have it! I have the 3G. Thanks in advance!

Copy and paste is on all 3.0 FW's and upwards from that. So the v1 iPhone has it along with the 3G, even the ipod touch has it as well :eek:k:eek:k