Speed up your typing on the BlackBerry Pearl with these handy shortcuts. The typing shortcuts on your BlackBerry Pearl are especially helpful when composing or replying to an e-mail. You can use these shortcuts with any BlackBerry application:

Action Shortcut
Turn on Num lock Alt + Shift
Turn off Num lock Alt
Capitalize a letter Letter, pressed down
Insert a period Space twice
Insert @ or a period in an e-mail address Space
Select text Shift and scroll trackpad
Cancel text selection Escape
Copy selected text Alt + trackpad
Cut selected text Shift + Del
Paste selected text Shift + trackpad
Type an accented or a special character Press down on letter and scroll trackpad left or right
Type a symbol Symbol
Switch between input languages Alt + Enter