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2.1 Using the Hardware Keyboard

Your device provides you with a QWERTY keyboard, which is similar to a standard keyboard on your PC.

Slide the screen panel to the left to reveal the keyboard.

Left SOFT KEY

Shift Key /

 

 

Function Key

Right SOFT KEY

 

 

Caps Lock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LED

 

 

 

 

LED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Function Key

When you slide open the hardware keyboard, the screen automatically changes to landscape view.The screen changes back to portrait view when you close the hardware keyboard.

You can do the following with the QWERTY keyboard:

To type lowercase letters, press the keys using your thumbs or fingers.

To turn on Caps Lock mode so that you can type all uppercase letters, press the Function Key ()

first, then press

. The Shift Key/Caps Lock LED lights up to indicate that Caps Lock mode is enabled.

To turn o Caps Lock mode, press these buttons again.

To type a single uppercase letter, pressand then press the desired letter.

To enter a number or symbol (labeled in color on the keys), pressand then press the corresponding key.

To open the Symbol Pad, pressand then press.

Press the Left/Right SOFT KEY (/) to perform the command shown in the label above the key.

Press to verify your data entries or exit the program in use.

Pressto open the Start menu.

Press the arrow keysfor directional movement.

To type accented characters (like á, ã, ç, ê, í, ó, ü, etc), press the letter key first, then holdand at the same time press the space barseveral times until you find the correct character you need.

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2.2 Entering Information

When you start a program or select a field that requires text or numbers, the Input Panel icon becomes available on the menu bar.

Tap the Input Selector arrow (that appears next to theInput Panel icon) to open a menu where you can select a text input method and customize input options. After selecting a text input method, the

corresponding Input Panel is then displayed and you can use it to enter text.To toggle between showing and hiding theInput Panel, simply tap theInput Panel icon.

Input Panel (Keyboard)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Input Selector

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

arrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Input Panel icon

 

 

 

 

 

Icon

Input method

 

 

On-screenKeyboard

 

 

Letter Recognizer or Block Recognizer

 

 

 

 

 

Symbol Pad

 

 

Transcriber

2.3 Using On-screenKeyboard

The on-screenKeyboard is available when text entry is possible.You can enter text by tapping keys on the keyboard that are displayed on the screen.

To enter text using the on-screenKeyboard

1.In a program, tap theInput Selector arrow, and tapKeyboard.

2.Enter text by tapping keys on the on-screenKeyboard.

To increase or decrease the size of the keyboard keys

1.Tap the Input Selector arrow, then tapOptions.

2.In the Input method list, selectKeyboard.

3.Select Large keysor Small keys.

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2.4 Using Letter Recognizer

With Letter Recognizer, you can write individual letters, numbers, and punctuation, which are then converted into typed text.

To use Letter Recognizer

1.From a program, tap the Input Selector arrow, and tapLetter Recognizer.

2.Write characters, numbers, and symbols in the designated writing area.

Enter capital letters by writing in the ABC (left) area of the box.

Enter lower case letters by writing in the abc (middle) area of the box.

Enter numbers by writing in the 123 (right) area of the box.

Enter punctuation and symbols by tapping in either area of the box and then writing the desired character.

Note Letter Recognizer is available when text entry is possible.

Tip For help with writing characters, tap the question mark near the writing area.

2.5 Using Block Recognizer

With Block Recognizer, you use a single stroke to write letters, numbers, symbols, and punctuation, which are then converted into typed text.

To use Block Recognizer

1.From a program, tap the Input Selector arrow, and tapBlock Recognizer.

2.Write characters, numbers, and symbols in the designated writing area.

Enter letters by writing in the abc (left) area of the box.

Enter numbers by writing in the 123 (right) area of the box.

Enter symbols and punctuation by tapping in either area of the box and then writing the desired character.

Note

Block Recognizer is available when text entry is possible.

Tip

For help with writing characters with Block Recognizer, tap the question mark near the writing area.

2.6 UsingTranscriber

Transcriber is a handwriting recognition program that allows you to write in cursive, print, or a combination of both.Transcriber works transparently in the background of programs, recognizing words with its integrated dictionary. WhenTranscriber is turned on, it interprets stylus movement anywhere on the screen as handwriting input. For more information about usingTranscriber, see Help on your device.

To startTranscriber

1.Start a program that accepts user input, such as Word Mobile.

2.Tap the Input Selector arrow, and tapTranscriber.TheTranscriber introductory screen appears.

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To write usingTranscriber

1.In a program, position the cursor where you want text to appear.

2.Use the stylus to write anywhere on the screen.The handwriting will be converted to text shortly after you lift the stylus from the screen.

To enter punctuation and symbols

Transcriber comes with an on-screenkeyboard that provides an easy way to add punctuation or a special symbol to existing text.

From a program, tapon theTranscriber toolbar. The keyboard remains visible until you tap the button again.

Tips • To reposition the keyboard, tap and hold the title bar, then drag to the desired location.

When no text is selected, you can also open the keyboard by doing the gesture. For more information about using Transcriber gestures, see Help on your device.

To edit text

1.In a program, draw a line across the text you want to edit.

2.After you lift the stylus from the screen, the line will disappear and the selected text will be highlighted.

3.Do either of the following:

Rewrite the text.

Use gestures to capitalize letters, insert a space, and so on. For information about usingTranscriber gestures, see Help on your device.

2.7Using Symbol Pad

Symbol Pad provides a comprehensive list of common symbols such as parentheses, brackets, currency signs, and more, as well as punctuation marks and special characters.

Tap a symbol to select it. Use the Navigation Control or press the arrow keys on the hardware keyboard to navigate through the available symbols, then press ENTER to select a symbol.

Tap to display the previous page of symbols.

Tap to display the next page of symbols.

Tap to close the Symbol Pad without selecting any symbol.

This indicates the current page and the total number of symbol pages.

To open the Symbol Pad and select a symbol

1.Create or open a document, such as a Word document.

2.To open the Symbol Pad:

Tap the Input Selector arrow, then tapSymbol Pad; or

Using the hardware keyboard, press and then press.

3.To browse through the pages of symbols, tap /on the Symbol Pad screen.

4.Tap a symbol to select it and close the Symbol Pad.The selected symbol will then be inserted in your document.