Targus ThumbPad Palm m125 User Manual
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Targus ThumbPad

Portable Keyboard for Palmm125

USER’S GUIDE

Making Your Mobile Life Easier.

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ThumbPadTM Portable Keyboard

Congratulations on your purchase of the Targus ThumbPadPortable Keyboard. The ThumbPad is a convenient andultra-portablekeyboard for your mobile computer.

With the ThumbPad keyboard you can:

Enter text directly into your mobile computer.

Use the function (Fn) keys to quickly execute commands and options.

Use the cursor and space keys to play games on your mobile computer.

Take a keyboard with you whenever you travel with your mobile computer.

In addition to this user’s guide, this package contains the Targus ThumbPad Portable Keyboard and the keyboard driver software CD.

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Installing the Keyboard

Driver

Before installing the driver software for the

ThumbPad keyboard, make sure that:

You synchronize your mobile computer to back up your files.

You disable any previously installed keyboard software.

Your mobile computer has at least 24K bytes of free memory.

Windows® Operating Systems

To install the driver for the ThumbPad keyboard on a computer with the Windows® 95/98/Me/ 2000 or Windows NT® 4.0 operating system, do the following:

1Insert the keyboard driver software CD into your computer’s CD-ROMdrive.

2Click Start,Run, then enter D:\ThumbPad.prc (where D: is the path of yourCD-ROMdrive) and then clickOK.

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The Install Tool program then installs the driver software. When installation is complete, the Install Tool window appears.

Sample Install Tool window

3Click Done.

4To exit the Install Tool program, click OK.

5Connect your mobile computer to your desktop or notebook computer and synchronize to copy the keyboard driver to your mobile computer.

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After synchronization, the ThumbPad keyboard icon appears in the Applications screen on your mobile computer.

To complete installation, reset your mobile computer.

Macintosh® Operating System

To install the driver software for the ThumbPad keyboard on a computer with the Macintosh 8.5.1 or greater operating system, do the following:

1Exit all active programs, including those in the Startup folder, and disable any virusscanning software.

2Insert the keyboard driver software CD into your computer’s CD-ROMdrive.

The ThumbPad keyboard application folder is added to your desktop.

NOTE: You may find it more convenient to drag the ThumbPad.prc file into the folder where you store your mobile computer applications, such as theAdd-onfolder.

3Double-clicktheThumbPad.prc file to launch the Install Tool program.

Installation automatically begins. When it is complete, you regain control of the Install Tool window.

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4Click Done.

5To exit the Install Tool program, click OK.

6Connect your mobile computer to your desktop or notebook computer and synchronize to copy the keyboard driver to your mobile computer.

After synchronization, the ThumbPad keyboard icon appears in the Applications screen on your mobile computer.

To complete installation, reset your mobile computer.

Connecting the Keyboard to Your Mobile Computer

After installing the keyboard driver, you can connect the ThumbPad keyboard to your mobile computer. To do this:

1Turn off your mobile computer (if it’s turned on).

2Hold your mobile computer in one hand and the ThumbPad keyboard in your other hand.

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Holding your mobile computer and the ThumbPad keyboard

3Align your mobile computer with the keyboard connector, located at the top of the ThumbPad keyboard.

Keyboard connector

Aligning your mobile computer with the keyboard connector

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4Gently slide your mobile computer into the keyboard connector until you hear a “click.”

When you connect the ThumbPad keyboard to your mobile computer, your computer automatically turns on and you can begin typing.

CAUTION: Always use the keyboard connector as a guide when connecting and disconnecting your mobile computer to avoid possible damage to your device or the ThumbPad keyboard.

Disconnecting the ThumbPad Keyboard

To disconnect the keyboard from your mobile computer:

1Turn off your mobile computer (if it’s turned on).

2Gently pull your mobile computer away from the ThumbPad keyboard and slide it out of the keyboard connector.

CAUTION: Avoid pressing any keys on the ThumbPad keyboard when disconnecting it from your mobile computer, as doing so may cause the key to stop working.

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Using the ThumbPad Keyboard

Typing Keyboard Shortcuts

The following table details the key sequences you can use to access options and additional characters, and to issue commands to your mobile computer from the ThumbPad keyboard.

To use these key sequences, hold down either the Ctrl, Fn, or Shift key (as indicated) and then tap the second key listed in the table for the desired result.

US/UK Version Keyboard Combinations

 

Key Sequence

Result

 

 

 

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Shift + any key

Enters uppercase character

 

 

 

2

Caps

Toggles between all upper or

 

 

lowercase characters

 

 

 

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Fn + any key

Activates blue symbol on a

 

 

key

 

 

 

4

Fn + Caps

Constant use of all blue

 

 

symbols

 

 

 

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Shift +

Highlights line of text above

 

 

cursor

 

 

 

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Shift +

Highlights line of text below

 

 

cursor

 

 

 

7

Shift +

Highlights character right of

 

 

cursor

 

 

 

8

Shift +

Highlights character left of

 

 

cursor

 

 

 

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Key Sequence

Result

 

 

 

 

 

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Fn + BackSpace

Del

 

 

 

 

 

10

Fn +

 

 

Tab

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + X

Cuts selected text

 

 

 

 

 

12

Ctrl + C

Copies selected text

 

 

 

 

 

13

Ctrl + S

Selects all text

 

 

 

 

 

14

Ctrl + D

Deletes selected text

 

 

 

 

 

15

Ctrl + P

Pastes cut or copied text

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + U

Undoes last command

 

 

 

 

 

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Shift + SPACE

Activates the Hot Key menu

 

 

 

 

 

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Fn + Shift + key

Emulates the command

 

(at the same time)

function

 

 

 

 

 

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Shift + Enter

Moves cursor to next column

 

 

 

 

in Address book

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + Enter

Moves cursor to previous

 

 

 

 

column in Address book

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + Q, then release and

Acute accent:

 

type A, E, I, O, U, or Y

Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ý

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + W, then release and

Grave accent:

 

type A, E, I, O, or U

À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + E, then release and

Circumflex:

 

type A, E, I, O, or U

Â, Ê, Î, Ô, Û

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + R, then release and

Tilde:

 

type A, N, or O

Ã, Ñ, Õ

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + T, then release and

Diaeresis (Umlaut):

 

type A, E, I, O, U, or Y

Ä, Ë, Ï, Ö, Ü, Ÿ

 

 

 

 

 

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Ctrl + Y, then release and

Nordic A-ring:

 

type A

Å