This document describes how I converted some of my keyworded bookmarks and bookmarklets to bookmarks and bookmarklets with gestures, and some links as gestures only without a bookmark.
Automatic spelling fixing is a disaster. Make sure you turn if off in Language & Keyboard settings: Android keyboard settings > Quick fixes [turn off]. Unfortunately you no longer see suggestions which you would mostly choose to ignore anyway. You can test in the search box -- [test here] to ensure that "goo " does not get changed to "Google " when the spacebar is used -- turned off "Popup on keypress" and now it works as wanted (no correction). Really unfortunate is that this seems to slow the response.
Spell checking on Dolphin is a disaster, because it assumes you want to make the change, and I hardly ever do, and even if I wanted to take the correction 80% of the time the automatic part kills you. It also messes up entry of anything with embedded periods such as urls and email addresses. Any such introduced errors are difficult to remove especially since Android like iOS and Mac only provide for backspacing removal not in either direction. There is no such thing as pointing to a misspelled word with wavy lines and selecting a correction or addition to the the dictionary from a context menu.
in Application settings: checkmark "Unknown sources" (Allow installation of non_Market applications) so that you can restore applications from your backup.
I restored all of my applications using "App Backup & Restore" which I had previously used to backup my applications, which were backed up to the removable SD card. The card was removed before sent out for repair. My settings did not get backed up so had to fix up settings in applications, especially Dolphin. I can not and will not use my desktop bookmarks etc on Android. A list of my android applications (android_myapps.htm) -- Includes links to these Dolphin Addons: Text Sizer, Send To Browser, Tab History, Screen Cut, and Dolphin Reader, after restoring them from their .apk files, many of them did automatic updates. Some additional information can be see in my Dolphin (newtab) webpage. I have since added "Bookmarks to SD" but can't read the output file so don't know if it is any good and it does not get created on mountable SD card so currently is useless.
At the bottom of your Dolphin settings, move your Dolphin Gesture button to the lower right corner where it is less likely to interfere with content and links on a page.
At the bottom of Gestures, use the "More Actions" to bring up the "My Gestures" panal(s) where you assign your own gesture to dolphin actions. Suggest immediately adding
Title and Tabs:
NT: (new tab)
Text and Links: paren tips HREF visible ALT visible highlight links int/ext links LDOC: (combined parentips+hi+in/ext) HREF:count HREF:x (Android browsers) Show Classes and IDs id: keywords: keywords:count subs: Substitution via %S within href prompts: make link
Self Reference: m: minus p: plus up: upd: date: (updated) owner:, arc:, cached: g-ag: dead:, LatLong: linked: next: similar:
SelfRef SEO: ax: Alexis, word:freq
Sharing (Extract for): Send: title/url/desc copyURLdesc: loc:, Sharing (with phones/tablets): qr: (qrcode)
Size: grid: pgdim: resize:help
Sorting: SortSelect:(487), SortTable:(1792)
Statistics (webpage): images:count words: (cnt), (more information)
Style (appearance): bml: bml:x bold: borders: Nofollow: Readability invert: linkify: [Linkify test] ns: wrap:
Substitution/Prompts (based on k.html with %s or %S): Searches: [g:] gs: g-h: tr: – ddg:
• Dictionary/Thesaurus: acronym: def: define ahd: dict: idioms: say: t:
• Subs/Prompts Sites: ans: ask: digg: how: gender: images: images:face (portraits) images:huge L: Lg: maps: pro: snopes: u: w:
• Subs/Prompts Multiple sources: njnews sci:, Google Play Store: play:
Can't be demonstrated here: remember:, Test on another page: Sort a Table.
Repetitive: 99:, EasyDefine, HyperDic hyper-dictionary,
Main Firefox pages (on-site):
[Context and other menus]
The gestures in Dolphin can use many of the same keyword shortcuts for urls and for bookmarklets as you may have assigned in Firefox, the difference being that you create and use a drawn gesture in Dolphin rather than a typed keyword shortcut.
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