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Since updating the Evernote app, if I edit an existing note before an existing word (so not at the end), when I tap the space bar, the cursor jumps over the next word and starts typing after it. I have google keyboard and know there were issues in the past, but this one seems consistent.

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This bug has been reported before. I haven't seen Evernote acknowledge it, but it's been reported enough times that hopefully they've seen it and plan to fix it in the next version. In addition to other maddening bugs, such as the bug that deletes a word when you highlight a word and tap the shift key while using the Gboard keyboard.

The desktop app has been steadily improving the last few versions. I've been disappointed to not see the same improvement in the Android app (I've been using it since it was in beta), but I'm hopeful that changes soon.

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Yes, same here. I agree, extremely frustrating. 

There is nothing more basic to note taking than the ability to write plain text, but in my case it is sometimes even deleting the word the cursor jumps over making it near impossible to write anything like this. 

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I'm still on v10.4 of the Android app. I have not been aware of this issue so went to test.  I don't have a problem. The edits worked just as I would expect.

Evernote 10.4
Google Keyboard 10.1.04.342850159-release-arm64-v8a
OnePlus 8
Android 11 (OxygenOS 11.0.4.4)

One of the challenges with Android apps is that problems can arise within the OS, the interaction between individual apps or with the specific app. Naturally we point the finger at the thing that changed last but it might be a more complex interaction. I recall that my keyboard was also updated recently as was my OS.  All about the same time coincidentally.

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I'm having this problem too. Very frustrating. I have Android version 10.4. Everytime I insert some typing within existing text and press the space bar, the cursor plays leapfrog and jumps to the point after the next word. I'll have to use EN's web version to avoid this glitch. Evernote techs, please fix asap! 🙏🏽🙂🙏🏽

 

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14 hours ago, Leah_73 said:

I'll have to use EN's web version to avoid this glitch.

I can't access Evernote Web on my device. The website says it isn't suitable for my device ;)

I don't know if the newer version 10.5 which is rolling out to those that have 10.4 will fix this issue.

 

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On iOS it won't open if the browser is registered as "mobile version".

When I hit the little AA-symbol left of the URL address field, I can ask for the desktop version of a web site. With this option, EN web client will open on an iPhone as well. It is not very good, but can be done if need be.

On the iPad since iPadOS the Safari browser is already set to desktop mode by default.

Maybe there is a similar option for Android.

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Guest matt12345

Same issue here running 10.5.1 on stock Android 11. I only noticed this starting to happen in the last couple of weeks when I've been using the app a lot so it's possible I just hadn't edited many notes on my phone for a while before that. Its extremely frustrating and annoying.

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Guest Brad b

Definitely frustrating. Having the same issue. Maybe we could all email evernote support at once to get some eyes on it...

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This issue has been very frustrating. I installed an alternative keyboard (I chose SwiftKey) and the jumping over the word issue isn't present.  So I can use SwiftKey instead of Gboard and all is well.  It seems, therefore, that the issue indicates that Evernote 10 isn't playing well with Gboard rather than a more general issue with keyboard input. Anybody have the problem not using Gboard? I can suggest trying SwiftKey as a positive resolution.

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Guest Jim

This is insanely frustrating!!!!!  Evernote, I loved your app until this bug started.  Now I am wondering if something else might be better.  Please fix this!!!!!

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Same here. I was referred here after contacting member support about this issue. I'm using Evernote v 10.9 and Gboard v 10.4.04, both updated to the most recent versions. No issues with Gboard outside of Evernote. I also can't use Text Input Assistant to input text such as the current date or other snippers of text into Evernote like I did before. I will try a different keyboard as a temporary workaround, but I've gotten so used to Gboard. It's hard to switch to a different keyboard app. I sincerely hope the devs will get this fixed soon because the problem seems fairly easy to reproduce!

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Guest GONZALO

Same issue. I'm on a Google Pixel 5G. I can't believe Evernote hasn't resolved this yet;

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1 hour ago, matej1990 said:

V10.10 (1113552) beta fixes the issue!!! Freaking finally!

THANK YOU!

That is fantastic news! I hope others can confirm soon just to make sure the fix works for everyone.

Could you also check whether highlighting words and using the shift key to cycle capitalization is also fixed? Currently, that action deletes the word and sometimes jumps the cursor to the top. Thanks!

 

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Just now, matej1990 said:

Yeah I checked and selecting text and taping shift key still deletes the text.

Also "paste as plain text" also does not remove formating from text.

Ooof. I had really hoped that a bunch of editor fixes might have landed all at once in the latest beta. :( Well, one small step forward, at least.

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