How typing on an iPad should be

It’s always been slightly frustrating to type on an iPad. Writing notes and jotting in a bit of information isn’t too bad, but you would never want to have it be your primary coding machine. The problem goes away when you have a physical keyboard for the most part, but selecting text was still awful. (Daniel Hooper)[] has come up with a truly elegant solution worthy of Apple’s attention. Please take a minute and help this come to your iPad.

  1. Go to, sign in and click “New Problem”
  2. Set the Title to “Editing Text on iPad (duplicate of rdar://11365152)”
  3. Set the Product to “iPad”, Version Number to “N/A”, Classification to “Feature (New)” and Is It Reproducible to “Not Applicable”
  4. Copy the letter below and paste it in the Problem Details section then click submit