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Hi. I miss my old HTC desire sense functionality for text selecting. Is there any way to customize text selection copy paste share bar? Over xposed or anyhow? I searched through xda and there is a demand for this feature but add I understand it does not exist

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Hi. I miss my old HTC desire sense functionality for text selecting. Is there any way to customize text selection copy paste share bar? Over xposed or anyhow? I searched through xda and there is a demand for this feature but add I understand it does not exist
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What do u want to do exactly?
For example one button click to launch translate

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For example one button click to launch translate
These apps seem to match with your needs:
- https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...anything&hl=en
- https://play.google.com/store/search...anslator&hl=en
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Those are clipboard managers. The first on only works till 2.3 android, and others are not the text selectors.
Maybe I expressed myself incorrectly. What I really miss from old desire is that quick text selection with separate magnifier button (lookup in wikipedia, word define, translate) demo can bee seen :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8AcxgLyk2A#t=52

Because now when I want to translate or define a world I have to select text select share search for translate app select that app. Previously on sense UI it was: select text click magnifier and vualia.

But anyway thanks for trying to help.

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Those are clipboard managers. The first on only works till 2.3 android, and others are not the text selectors.
Maybe I expressed myself incorrectly. What I really miss from old desire is that quick text selection with separate magnifier button (lookup in wikipedia, word define, translate) demo can bee seen :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8AcxgLyk2A#t=52

Because now when I want to translate or define a world I have to select text select share search for translate app select that app. Previously on sense UI it was: select text click magnifier and vualia.

But anyway thanks for trying to help.
Ok I understand and I've just found (and tried) Finger Translate.
Select a text then copy it and you will have a pop-up (or toast notification) with 2 options: Copy or Translate. It works on KitKat 4.4.2.

It's almost the same feature as the youtube video. Does it suit you?
You could also try this other app: Touch Translator
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Ok I understand and I've just found (and tried) Finger Translate.
Select a text then copy it and you will have a pop-up (or toast notification) with 2 options: Copy or Translate. It works on KitKat 4.4.2.

It's almost the same feature as the youtube video. Does it suit you?
You could also try this other app: Touch Translator
Not as good as it was on Sense, but I will give it a try and test in in daily use.
BTW selecting only toast (I don't need dialog every time I select copy) is not working. It shows dialog. Well if it will not annoys me in future I will stick with it

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