Targus Stowaway User Manual

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StowawayPortable Keyboard

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Contents

 

The Targus Stowaway Portable Keyboard .................................................

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Setting Up Your Stowaway.........................................................................

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Installing the Stowaway Portable Keyboard Software...................................................

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Removing the Stowaway Portable Keyboard Software.................................................

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Setting Up the Stowaway Portable Keyboard ...............................................................

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Closing the Stowaway Portable Keyboard..................................................................

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Using Your Stowaway Portable Keyboard ................................................

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Things to Remember..................................................................................................

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Customizing Your Stowaway Portable Keyboard Features .........................................

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Typing Keyboard Shortcuts......................................................................

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Cursor Movements .....................................................................................................

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Activating On-screen Button Shortcuts ......................................................................

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Menu Commands .......................................................................................................

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Miscellaneous Special Keystrokes .............................................................................

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Changing Character Sets ........................................................................

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Adding Diacritical Marks.............................................................................................

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Creating Extended Characters ...................................................................................

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Creating Symbols .......................................................................................................

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Using International Keyboard Settings .......................................................................

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Calculator Functions..................................................................................................

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Troubleshooting .......................................................................................

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Frequently Asked Questions ......................................................................................

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Warranty .....................................................................................................................

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Technical Support.......................................................................................................

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Regulatory Compliance ...........................................................................

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FCC Statement...........................................................................................................

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The Targus Stowaway Portable Keyboard

The StowawayPortable Keyboard is a convenient solution for typing data and commands into your Sony CLIÉ. This compact, fully functional keyboard:

Enables you to type text and special characters into your CLIÉ quickly and easily

Lets you instantly launch your favorite applications with simple key commands

Folds down to a convenient pocket size for traveling

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Stowaway Portable Keyboard

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In addition to this user’s guide, this package contains:

Targus Stowaway Portable Keyboard

Targus Stowaway Software

Setting Up Your Stowaway

Installing the Stowaway Portable Keyboard Software

Before installing the software, make sure that:

You disable any previously installed keyboard software.

Your CLIÉ has at least 60K free memory.

NOTE: To check the amount of free memory, tap the Menu icon, then tapApp to display the menu list. TapInfo to view the amount of free memory, listed at the top of the screen.

NOTE: For your convenience, you can beam existing Stowaway software from one CLIÉ to another. For the Stowaway keyboard to work properly, make sure you beam both Keyboard and Keyboard Patch files. For more information on beaming files, refer to the documentation that came with your CLIÉ.

Windows® 95/988/Me/2000 and Windows NT®

1 Connect the CLIÉ to your computer and synchronize to back up your files.

NOTE: Refer to the documentation that came with your CLIÉ for instructions on how to synchronize the CLIÉ with your computer.

CAUTION: If your CLIÉ is synchronizing files, wait for synchronization to complete before beginning the Stowaway keyboard setup.

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2 Insert the Stowaway software CD into your computer’sCD-ROMdrive.

3If Setup does not begin automatically, click Start, thenRun, and enter D:\setup.exe (where D: is the path of yourCD-ROMdrive) and then clickOK.

4 Follow theon-screeninstructions to complete installation.

To copy the software to your CLIÉ, connect the CLIÉ to your computer and synchronize again.

Macintosh

1Exit all active programs, including those in the Startup folder, and disable any virus-scanningsoftware.

2Insert the Stowaway software CD into your computer’s CD-ROMdrive. The Stowaway application folder and the Sony folder is added to your desktop.

3From the Stowaway application folder, select the language folder that you are most comfortable with and open it.

4Drag the stowaway.prc file into the folder where your handheld applications are stored, such as theAdd-onfolder.

5From the Sony folder, drag the ClieUpdate.prc file into the same folder as the stowaway.prc file.

To complete installation, connect the CLIÉ to your computer and synchronize.

NOTE: The stowaway.prc and ClieUpdate.prc files appear as Keyboard and Keyboard Patch, respectively, on your CLIÉ.

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Removing the Stowaway Portable Keyboard Software

If necessary, you can remove the Stowaway software from your CLIÉ: 1 Tap theHome icon to access the application launcher screen.

2 Tap theMenu icon, then tapApp to display the menu list.3 TapDelete.

Keyboard and Keyboard Patch appear in the Programs in Storage Memory list. 4 TapKeyboard and then theDelete... on-screenbutton.

The Delete Application window appears.

5 TapYes to remove the keyboard software, orNo to cancel the operation.

6After removing the keyboard, tap Keyboard Patch and then theDelete...

on-screenbutton.

7Tap Yes to remove the keyboard patch software, orNo to cancel the operation.

8 TapDone to exit the Delete screen.

To use the keyboard again, you must reinstall the Stowaway software. For more information, see “Installing the Stowaway Portable Keyboard Software” on page 2.

Setting Up the Stowaway Portable Keyboard

Opening the Keyboard

NOTE: You must install the Stowaway software before you can begin using the keyboard. For more information, see “Installing the Stowaway Portable Keyboard Software” on page 2.

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1Hold the unit and, using your thumb, push the latch down to unlock the case.

Stowaway keyboard closed

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2 Unfold the keyboard and set it on a firm, flat surface.

Unfolding the Stowaway keyboard

3 Slide the redend-gripsinward, bringing the keyboard sections together.

Sliding the Stowaway keyboard ends together