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RICK - SUMMARY OF ABRIDGED VERSION


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Glossary

Tap press and quickly release a key
Hold down press a key and keep it held down whilst tapping another key or keys


Keyface symbols (exact layout depends on keyboard design)

keyface symbols


Default set - the "home" set for all kinds of typing that does not involve lots of numbers or capital letters.

default set

Complementary set (default inverse) - Contains all the standard characters not present in the Default set. To access this set from the Default set, do one of the following:
          1. For temporary access, hold down either of the Inversion keys .
          2. To get only the next character from this set, tap an Inversion key (requires Windows StickyKeys)


complementary set


Numeric/Caps set - Use this for capitalised headings etc and for numeric tasks. To engage this set, tap the Left Text Control key, . Tap this key again to return to the Default set. Whilst the Numeric/Caps set is engaged, using the Inversion key as described above gives access to all the characters not present in this set.

numcaps set


Text control set - Contains a variety of cursor movements, deletes and scrolling, 12 unspecified function keys and 10 unspecified macro keys. To access this set from any other set, do one of the following:
          1. For temporary access, hold down either of the Text Control keys,
          2. To lock the set in place, tap the right Text Control key. Tap this key again to return to the previous set.

text control set

Key to Text control functions:

key to text control functions


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