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PAUL WILLIAMSON
2004-09-09, 02:18
Thanks for trying Kevin, but I was completely wrong. I've been to
Europe, but I don't recall ever seeing a cellphone dial pad when
I was over there...

(burying my head in the sand)
Paul

>>> slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com 09/09/04 1:01 AM >>>
Quoting PAUL WILLIAMSON <pwilliamson (AT) mandtbank (DOT) com>:

> Is there a reason that when searching, the "1" button brings up all
the
> special characters, "2" cycles through A,B,C, "3" cycles through D, E,
> F, etc.? It would seem the 1 should be abc just like on a telephone.
> Even the dial telephone I still use has this correct. It makes more
> sense (to me) to put all the special characters with the "0"button,
> where there's only the 0 and what seems to be a space and shift
> everything else up one number.

after a bit of looking around, I can see why you may be used to
something
different. Here is a link which might make it clearer regarding typical
phone
pad layouts:
http://www.dialabc.com/motion/keypads.html

-kdf