Scrolling in an editing window on Android

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This happens to me a lot. I do not know if it is problem with Facebook or with my (Android) phone interface. It only really seems to happen with Facebook though.

When I post a comment and then go back to edit it because I've spotted a typo, the edit window is too small to hold my comment, and I can fnd no way of scrolling up.

See here: my comment is posted in the top half, and I see I've misspelled "belling".
The bottom secton is where I get to edit but it's only showing the last four lines of my comment.

I know of no way to get the edit window to scroll to the top of my comment. I have tried and failed many times.
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Yeah I've seen that too. Have you tried the hold down the space key to make the keyboard a trackpad?

You can then move your finger back and forth and up and down. On iPhones that sometimes gets you a kind of cursor scrolling feature.



The other solution is to write the text in another app like a notepad and then copy and paste. I recall writing a 20 line message and then needing to look up something. When I came back the message was gone. Some sites record what you've typed like PF but others clear the field when you leave the page without warning.
 
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How did you make out @DaveC426913 ? Does your keyboard support the trackpad feature ie holding the space bar while gliding your index finger around to place the text cursor?
 
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I think it's only a problem when posting comments on some other wall. I seem to be able to edit my own posts no problem
 

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