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Enhance text tool with text wrapping, direct input, and resizable text boxes

Need text input directly on page instead of the pop out input box. Also need text wrapping for smaller sheet formats for those who type as well as write notes. I would gladly pay the fee for that but not the current input

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      • Jim commented  · 

        Without text wrapping I'm forced to continue using S-note for certain things. Paid the $2.99 to unlock tools and this very basic function doesn't work. Makes this app go from being awesome to marginal. These comments go back 2 years. Are any squid developers paying attention?

      • NN commented  · 

        Need text wrap! I paste in text from the clipboard, but then it runs off the page. Not worth the price unless this is fixed!

      • Fia commented  · 

        I wrote a long sentence as a note on my reading and instead of going to the next line it runs off the page. Can this be fixed so it goes into the next line so I can read it? And if not, please fix that as it's not worth $3 if I can't use it properly.

      • Seil Park commented  · 

        I can't agree more. so many times i need to use typed text but squid doesn't support much of it.

      • Łukasz Lew commented  · 

        Indeed. We don't need Latex-quality, just break lines into a box ...

      • Brad commented  · 

        Trying to copy and paste any longer text into your typing feature is a nightmare. The typing feature definitely needs improvement. Other than that though... I LOVE THIS APP!!!

      • Navjot Singh commented  · 

        Sometimes the text box exceeds the page margins and become uneditable. Very important feature that needs to be inserted. We have it in xodo docs.

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      • Jansen Wong commented  · 

        In-Line and text box typing without opening up an additional overlay, being able to scroll between pdf pages, zoom window for handwriting

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        The handwriting feature of Squid is brilliant, and s pen support is flawless, however there is still a time and a place for typed notes, and currently the text tool is woefully inadaduate. At the very least we need word wrapping for larger amounts of text, bold, underlined and italics and bullet points. I pay for Squid, and will continue to do so, but what is a very good note writing tool could be a GREAT note writing tool if we had better text input support! Please make it happen...

      • Jansen Wong commented  · 

        In notability for iPad, there are resizable textboxes which can be resized by selecting them with the text tool, even after creation. Grab handles appear on the textbox, and if you tap in the textbox, it allows you to edit the text without opening another overlay on top like it is currently implemented in squid, so that you can see how the text fits. Also, notability has in line typing anywhere in the document, by tapping near the left edge of the screen. It would be gret if you could add these two features, because I'm trying to use this app as a replacement for notability, which is only avaliable for ipad.

      • Aqeb Hamdan commented  · 

        Please look into this as this is very crucial and for many a deciding factor of staying with Squid or not, cheers!

      • Aqeb Hamdan commented  · 

        I just got the year subscription and am pretty excited to use it in my college classes but however I find it annoying to have to write the text in a box and not on the page itself. If that feature + different text fonts would be available on the Android app, it will be amazing! its a crucial feature that everyone can agree to.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        Say we adjust the page to be size A4 and you reach the edge of the page. The app should automatically jump to the next line rather than progressing infinitely to the right (left in certain languages).

      • Jace Knox commented  · 

        This is absolutely essential. For most of what I do I much prefer handwriting, however there are plenty of times where chart notes would be far more convenient as transferrable text.

      • Peter DeVita commented  · 

        Yeah being limited to just small text boxes with no ability to edit afterwards is really limiting. I'd like to be able to draw and type on my notes

      • Gabriella Bonomi commented  · 

        I agree! I need to write with a complete editor
        It's insane write only in a little box without formattation

      • Kalmaro commented  · 

        Why has this not been implemented yet?

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