C Technologies Network Router C Pen User Manual

USER’S GUIDE  
English  
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Contents  
INTRODUCTION TO ......................................................... 5  
C-Pen Models................................................................................ 5  
Your Personal Digital Assistant ...................................................... 7  
Optimal Reading Conditions .......................................................... 8  
User Documentation and Support .............................................. 10  
Care and Safety ......................................................................... 10  
PRESENTATION OF C-PEN ............................................. 12  
Parts of C-Pen............................................................................. 12  
Display Objects ............................................................................ 14  
GETTING STARTED ....................................................... 17  
Turning C-Pen On and Off .......................................................... 17  
Battery ........................................................................................ 17  
Navigating and Selecting ............................................................19  
READING AND SAVING TEXT ...................................... 22  
Reading Text ............................................................................... 22  
Saving Text.................................................................................. 25  
EDITING TEXT ............................................................... 26  
Entering Edit Mode ..................................................................... 26  
Edit Menu ................................................................................... 26  
C Write ........................................................................................ 31  
C Write Prototypes .....................................................................35  
APPLICATIONS .............................................................. 39  
Notes ........................................................................................... 41  
C Dictionary .................................................................................45  
Settings ...................................................................................... 54  
Info .............................................................................................. 61  
Storage ...................................................................................... 62  
C Beam .......................................................................................64  
C Direct .......................................................................................68  
C Write (only available for latin characters)................................70  
USING C-PEN WITH YOUR PC ....................................... 71  
Installing C-Win Software ...........................................................71  
Connecting C-Pen to a PC by IR ................................................. 72  
Connecting C-Pen to a PC by Cable ........................................... 73  
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Getting Help................................................................................74  
C-Pen Viewer.............................................................................. 74  
Copy and paste in the PC Environment......................................75  
Installing and Removing Applications ..........................................76  
Transferring Files ......................................................................... 77  
C Direct .......................................................................................78  
C-Pen Edit ................................................................................... 78  
Closing the Connection ...............................................................79  
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ........................................ 80  
WARRANTY................................................................... 81  
LIMITED WORLDWIDE WARRANTY .............................................83  
Warranty Information ................................................................. 85  
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY .................................. 86  
UL STATEMENT ............................................................. 87  
C DICTIONARY COPYRIGHT NOTICE............................. 88  
INDEX ............................................................................ 90  
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INTRODUCTION TO  
Congratulations - you have just bought a photographic  
memory! C-Pen is a Mobile Information Collector that reads,  
remembers, processes and transfers printed text to yourWin-  
dows-equipped PC and PDA products. C-Pen is in essence  
an electronic highlighter that saves the text you are mark-  
ing. Carry it with you wherever you go!  
Make it a habit to take your portable text collector with  
you, and you are always ready to read and save text from  
books, papers, brochures or business cards. You can easily  
record price-lists, timetables, wine tips or witty quotes.You  
don’t have to tear out pages any more.  
With the portable dictionary you can translate and look up  
words immediately without carrying around a printed  
dictionary!  
Your saved text files can later be transferred to your PC. It is  
also possible to use C-Pen to read text directly into a Win-  
dows application in your PC.  
C-Pen Models  
In order to accommodate different needs, several C-Pen  
models are available. They all have the basic features  
C Read, C Write and Notes. The set of applications  
depends on the model. C-Pen 600MX is equipped with  
applications such as C Dictionary and Storage and has the  
ability to read the Cyrillic alphabet. On the following pages  
you will find a short description of C-Pen 600MX and its  
applications.  
For more information on C-Pen, please refer to our webpage:  
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C-Pen 600MX  
C-Pen 600MX combines the reading function with transla-  
tion ability, making it the perfect companion when travel-  
ling or studying.  
C-Pen 600MX includes:  
• C Read  
• C Write  
• C Beam  
• C Direct  
• Notes  
• Info  
• Storage  
• C Dictionary  
C-Pen 600MX has the ability to read both the Latin and  
the Cyrillic alphabet. It reads polish, hungarian, czech and  
russian as well as the languages that other C-Pens read.  
C-Pen 600MX offers communication by cable as well as  
by IR.  
It is powered by two alkaline AAA batteries (1.5 V type,  
LR03). See further important instructions, Battery, p.17.  
C-Pen 600MX has a Trigg button, that you press while  
reading, and an ESC button. It is possible to exchange the  
functions between these two buttons.  
For more information on C-Pen 600MX, please refer to our  
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Your Personal Digital Assistant  
Powerful features  
C Read  
Reads in text - the basic function of C-Pen. Move C-Pen  
over the text, and the text will be captured by the pen,  
where it can be saved as a file for later processing.  
C Write (only the Latin alphabet)  
Allows you to enter characters by writing with C-Pen as  
if it were an ordinary pen. This is useful when editing  
text, entering file names and looking up words in C Dic-  
tionary  
C Direct  
Enables you to transfer the scanned text directly from C-  
Pen into your PC. The text will be placed at the cursor  
position in any Windows program.  
C Beam  
Transfers notes, contacts, calendar events and files be-  
tween C-Pen and PDAs. C Beam supports the standard  
infrared protocol IrOBEX. All devices and applications  
using the IrOBEX protocol to its full extent are fully  
compatible with C-Pen.  
C Dictionary  
Enables your C-Pen to translate and/or look up words. C  
Dictionary is very easy to use, simply slide your C-Pen  
over the word you require translated and within less than  
a second the result is displayed. Several language soft-  
ware packages are available.  
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Storage  
Storage area in C-Pen, which can be used as a floppy  
disc for files.  
Optimal Reading Conditions  
C-Pen uses Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to read  
text. OCR is the process of turning an image of characters  
into computer-readable text.  
As C-Pen moves over the text, its internal light source illu-  
minates the characters and a camera takes pictures of the  
text. During OCR, C-Pen analyzes the pictures taken by its  
camera and translates them into text characters.  
The OCR quality will depend on the reading conditions.  
The letters most commonly confused using OCR are:  
e c  
r+n m  
l I  
i l  
t c  
c o  
The following conditions affect the quality of character  
recognition:  
The print quality of the text  
High-quality printed text naturally gives maximum  
OCR accuracy. With lower-quality print, e.g. faxes,  
OCR accuracy may be poorer. You can calibrate the  
C-Pen to optimize its performance under difficult  
conditions; see Calibration, p. 56.  
Please note that C-Pen only recognizes machine-printed  
characters such as laser-printed or typewritten text.  
C-Pen does not recognize handwritten text.  
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Position and movement of C-Pen  
It is important how you hold and move C-Pen over the  
printed text. Please see Reading text, p. 22 or read the  
Quick Start folder to learn how to use  
C-Pen correctly. It is crucial that you follow these  
instructions in order to get the best results.  
The language of the text  
Set the text language of the text you wish to read, to  
get the most suitable OCR. See Text Language, p. 55.  
Deformed characters  
Anything that is not a printed character, and any  
character distorted by a mark or smudge on the paper  
may be unrecognizable.  
Overlapping characters  
Characters in the text should not overlap.  
Italics and underlined text  
Italics are slightly difficult for C-Pen to read in some  
fonts. Underlined text is also difficult for C-Pen to  
read because the underline changes the shapes of the  
descenders of the letters g, j, p, q and y.  
Text colors - text and surface  
C-Pen cannot read some combinations of text colors  
on colored surfaces, such as red or yellow text on a  
white or red background.  
Text that is highlighted by a traditional highlighter  
marker can be read in some cases, depending on the  
color and darkness of the ink.  
Small or large character sizes  
The size of the characters should be 5–22 points.  
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User Documentation and Support  
There are several sources of support for your C-Pen.  
This User's Guide contains a description of C-Pen, its ap-  
plications and instructions for reading and editing text and  
saving files. The following applications are explained:  
• C Read • C Direct  
• C Write • C Beam  
• Storage  
• C Dictionary  
• Settings  
• Notes  
• Info  
You can also learn how to connect C-Pen to a PC.  
The enclosed C-Pen CD contains the C-Win Software for  
communication between C-Pen and your PC. It also con-  
tains several help files:  
Help  
User's Guide in several different languages  
Troubleshooting, which helps you solve many  
problems  
On our web site, www.cpen.com, you can find Trouble-  
shooting and the User’s Guide translated into several lan-  
guages. Visit our web site, www.cpen.com, to get the latest  
C-Pen news and free software upgrades.  
Care and Safety  
Keep C-Pen away from direct sunlight, heat, moisture  
and dust.  
• Do not expose C-Pen to extreme temperature  
variations.  
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• Make sure the camera opening is free from dust or any  
other objects.  
• Do not deliberately insert any object into the camera  
opening.  
• Clean C-Pen with a dry cloth. Do not use detergents or  
other chemicals when cleaning C-Pen.  
• C-Pen models that are powered by alkaline batteries,  
require two 1.5 V AAA batteries of type LR03. See  
Battery, p. 17.  
• Make backup copies of your C-Pen files regularly and  
keep the copies in a safe place. Copies are made using  
C-Win Software, see Using C-Pen with your PC, p. 71.  
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PRESENTATION OF C-PEN  
Parts of C-Pen  
Description of the different parts:  
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5
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7
5
3
1
2
4
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1. On/Off and Nav  
Turns C-Pen on or off when pressed and held for more  
than two seconds. This button is also used to scroll  
through the menus and texts (push up or down) and to  
select an item or an option (press briefly).  
2. ESC  
Closes menus. This is the button on the side of C-Pen.  
The functions of Trigg and ESC can be exchanged to  
suit your own preferences. See System Settings, p. 59.  
3. Display  
Used to display scanned text and for communication  
between C-Pen and the user. The orientation of the text  
on the display can be changed to suit left-handed users.  
See System Settings, p. 59.  
4. IR port  
The infrared (IR) port is used for wireless data transfer  
between C-Pen and a PC, mobile phone or PDA that is  
equipped with an IR port.  
5. Trigg  
The Trigg button is to be pressed and held down while  
reading text. The functions of Trigg and ESC can be  
exchanged to suit your own preferences. See System  
Settings, p. 59.  
6. Cable Socket  
The Cable Socket is where you plug in the cable that  
connects C-Pen to your PC. The cable is used to com-  
municate and transfer files to and from C-Pen to  
your PC.  
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7. Battery Compartment  
This is where you insert the batteries.  
8. Camera Opening  
The Camera Opening is not protected in any way.  
This enhances C-Pen’s reading ability but it also  
makes it important to see to that dust or other objects  
do not enter the camera opening.  
Display Objects  
C-Pen uses the following display objects to communicate  
with you:  
• status field  
• application icons  
• menus  
• check boxes  
• dialog boxes  
• edit fields  
• dialog buttons  
Status field  
The area on the left side of the display is called the status  
field. This field can display the current application, text  
settings (Text Quality and Text Language) and C-Pen’s  
battery power level. See also Settings, p. 54 and Battery, p.  
17.  
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Text Quality  
Battery power level  
Text Language  
Application icons  
The applications are represented by application icons on  
the main screen. The applications are described in the chap-  
ter Applications, p. 39.  
C-Pen main screen  
Application icons  
Menus  
Menus provide different options. A scroll bar indicates if  
there are more menu items available above or below the  
visible section.  
Menu items  
Menu  
Scroll bar  
Check boxes  
Check boxes also provide different options. A check box  
remains checked until you uncheck it or check another of  
the alternative boxes in the list.  
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Checked box  
Unchecked box  
Dialog boxes  
A dialog box appears when you need to enter information or  
give commands to C-Pen.A dialog box contains one or more  
objects such as edit fields or dialog buttons.  
Edit field  
Dialog box  
Dialog buttons  
Edit fields  
It is possible to enter and edit text in an edit field. An edit  
field is recognized by its frame, see the figure above.  
Dialog buttons  
Dialog buttons are used in dialog boxes to give simple  
instructions to C-Pen.  
Common dialog buttons  
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GETTING STARTED  
Turning C-Pen On and Off  
To turn C-Pen on and off, press the On/Off button until the  
display is activated/deactivated. C-Pen turns off automati-  
cally after 5 minutes of inactivity. To change the auto-  
matic power-off time, see System Settings, p. 59.  
Press Nav to turn C-Pen on and off  
Battery  
Installing the batteries  
1. Remove the battery cover from the back of C-Pen.  
Lift the cover here to open  
It is imperative to observe the polarity of the batteries.  
The orientation of the plus and minus ends is shown  
inside the battery compartment.  
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2. Insert two alkaline AAA batteries (1.5 V, type LR03).  
3. Replace the battery cover. You should hear a “click”  
when it locks in place.  
Please do not dispose of batteries in a fire as there is a  
danger of explosion. Please recycle the batteries!  
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Battery power level  
The battery power level is shown by the battery indicator  
at the bottom of the status field.  
Text Quality  
Battery power level  
Text Language  
If the battery power level is getting low, the message “Bat-  
tery low” will appear on the display. To avoid losing un-  
saved information, save all material not previously saved  
and then change the batteries. Turn C-Pen off before chang-  
ing batteries. To change batteries, see Installing the bat-  
teries p. 17.  
If the battery power level is so low that the pen can no  
longer function, you will get the message “Battery level  
too low! Shutting down.You must change the batteries to  
be able to continue using C-Pen.  
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Please note that information may be lost if you remove the  
batteries without turning C-Pen off first. However, when  
you turn C-Pen off properly, all information is saved in  
the memory and it is safe to remove the batteries.  
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C-Pen is reset by removing the batteries from the battery  
compartment. Do this when C-Pen has encountered  
problems or has “frozen”.  
Navigating and Selecting  
Nav (the navigation control) is used for navigation and to  
select an object.  
Turn Nav up or down to navigate between  
• menu items  
• dialog buttons  
• edit fields  
• check boxes  
• lines or characters in text  
As you move between objects, they become highlighted  
(inverted).  
Pressing Nav briefly when an object is highlighted is re-  
ferred to as selecting that object.  
The result when selecting an object is explained for each  
situation later in this manual. Below are some general re-  
marks about selecting objects.  
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Menus  
Selecting a menu item marked with a will display  
further alternatives in a new menu.  
Selecting EXIT or CANCEL will close the menu. Instead of  
selecting EXIT or CANCEL, you can press ESC.  
Menu item with  
alternatives  
Dialog buttons  
In a dialog box you can instruct C-Pen how to continue by  
selecting a dialog button:  
OK  
You accept a suggestion in a dialog box.  
YES  
Your answer is “Yes” to a question in a dialog box.  
NO  
Your answer is “No” to a question in a dialog box.  
CANCEL  
The dialog box is closed and you return to your earlier  
menu or screen. Instead of selecting CANCEL, you can  
press ESC.  
Edit fields  
To be able to edit text in an edit field, you must first select  
the field.  
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Edit field  
A cursor will appear in the edit field and the status field  
will show the edit mode symbol. See Editing text, p. 26.  
Cursor  
Press to select an object  
Edit mode symbol  
Check boxes  
To mark an alternative in a list of check boxes, navigate to  
the alternative of your choice (using the Nav button).  
Mark the alternative by selecting it (press the Nav button  
briefly).  
The check box becomes checked and the OK button is  
highlighted. Press OK if you are satisfied with your choice,  
otherwise press CANCEL.  
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READING AND SAVING TEXT  
Please follow the instructions in this chapter in order to get  
the best results from your C-Pen. Take a few minutes to  
learn how to use C-Pen correctly. See also Optimal Read-  
ing Conditions p. 8.  
In this User's Guide “read text” should be interpreted as  
reading a line of text, not a line on C-Pen’s display.  
Reading Text  
To read a line, follow the steps below.  
1. Turn C-Pen on. Make sure the text settings are set to  
the appropriate values. The text settings are Text  
Language, Read Mode and Text Quality. It is also  
possible to calibrate C-Pen for best performance. See  
Settings, p. 54.  
2. Place C-Pen over the first character you want to read.  
Hold C-Pen with the pen tip flat against the surface.  
Make sure that the camera opening covers the entire  
height of the line. C-Pen reads one line at a time.  
3. Press and hold Trigg.  
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Please note that the text surface must be completely flat in  
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order to achieve maximum reading accuracy.  
4. Move C-Pen over the line of text, keeping Trigg  
pressed. You can move C-Pen left-to-right or right-to-  
left over the text. You can read up to 15 cm/second (5  
inches/second).  
5. Release Trigg at the end of the line.  
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Continued reading  
The Text screen will appear on the display.  
Text screen  
The text is placed in a new text file in Notes, see p. 41.You  
can also create a new, empty text file by selecting New...  
and then FILE in Notes, before you start reading.  
Reading another line  
Read the second line in the same way as you read the first.  
A space, a line break or a tab is inserted between the lines,  
see Read Mode, p. 55.You can insert a line break by press-  
ing Trigg.  
The last line is highlighted (negative), i.e. light text on a  
dark background. To delete the last line, press ESC briefly.  
Deleting a line  
To delete any of the lines you have read, proceed as  
follows.  
1. Move the cursor (the flashing triangle) with the Nav  
button to the beginning of the line. Press Nav and the  
Text menu opens, see p. 43.  
2. Scroll through the menu items until you find Select  
and press Nav. The line becomes highlighted.  
3. Press ESC briefly. The line disappears and you are  
ready to read a new line.  
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Saving Text  
Press Nav to open the Text menu (see Notes, p. 41) and  
choose Exit. The Save As dialog box appears. Choose YES  
if you want to save the text, NO if you want to discard the  
text or CANCEL if you want to return to the text. The dialog  
box contains an edit field with a suggested file name. You  
can change the file name before you save the file; see  
Editing text in the next section.  
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EDITING TEXT  
To be able to edit text in a text file or in an edit field you must  
enter edit mode.  
Entering Edit Mode  
You can enter edit mode in different ways depending on  
your starting-point. You can enter edit mode from the Text  
screen or from an edit field.  
Entering edit mode from theText screen  
Press Nav in the Text screen to open the Text menu. Select  
Edit/C Write to enter edit mode. You can now edit text  
either by using the Edit menu (see below) or by using  
C Write (see p. 31).  
Entering edit mode in an edit field  
Press Nav when the edit field is highlighted to enter edit  
mode. You can now edit text either by using the Edit menu  
(see below) or by using C Write (see p. 31).  
Edit Menu  
When you are in edit mode a cursor appears and the edit  
mode symbol is shown in the status field.  
Edit mode symbol Cursor  
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In edit mode you can move the cursor one character at a  
time by turning Nav.You can move to the beginning or the  
end of the text with the Go to option in the Edit menu.  
Move the cursor to the position where you want to edit the  
text. Press Nav to open the Edit menu.  
Edit menu  
The options in the Edit menu are slightly different, de-  
pending on where you want to edit a field. The most common  
items in the Edit menu are:  
Quit Editing  
Exits edit mode in the Text screen.  
Done  
Returns to the text from the edit mode in an edit field.  
Change  
Changes the character to the right of the cursor.  
Insert  
Inserts new characters, a space or a line break at the  
cursor’s position.  
Cut  
Cuts out the selected characters.  
Copy  
Copies the selected characters.  
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Paste  
Pastes a cut out or copied selection of characters.  
Delete  
Deletes a character or a selection of characters.  
Go to  
Moves the cursor to the beginning or the end of the text.  
Select  
Highlights characters or an entire text.  
Settings  
Sets the text settings (Text Language, Text Quality and  
Read Mode) of the text you are reading. The options  
Calibration and C Write Feedback are also included  
here.  
Cancel  
Closes the edit menu. Returns to the read text.  
The menu items are explained in greater detail below.  
Change  
Place the cursor to the left of the character you want to  
change and select Change from the menu. Turn Nav to  
select the new character from the character set and then  
press Nav.  
The character set  
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As default C Write Prototype Viewing is enabled. When  
scrolling in the character set you can see how the charac-  
ters should be drawn if you want to use C-Pen as a normal  
pen during editing. C Write Prototype Viewing is auto-  
matically turned on/off when C Write Feedback is turned  
on/off, see p. 32.  
Insert  
Move the cursor to the place where you want to insert text,  
and select Insert from the menu. You can choose between  
inserting a space, a line break, a character or multiple char-  
acters.  
Select Character in the insert menu to insert one charac-  
ter. Then turn Nav to select a character from the character  
set and press Nav. The character set closes automatically  
after insertion.  
To insert more than one character, select Multiple Charac-  
ters. Turn Nav to select a character from the character set  
and press Nav. The character set remains on the display  
and you can continue inserting characters.  
As default C Write Prototype Viewing is enabled. When  
scrolling in the character set you can see how the charac-  
ters should be drawn if you want to use C-Pen as a normal  
pen during editing. C Write Prototype Viewing is auto-  
matically turned on/off when C Write Feedback is turned  
on/off, see p. 32.  
When you are finished, press ESC or the DONE button (in  
the end of the character set) to return to the text you are  
editing.  
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Select  
Use the Select command to edit more than one character at  
a time. Then select Characters and turn Nav to mark mul-  
tiple characters. Press Nav and choose Cut, Copy or Delete  
from the menu. If you select All, the entire text will be se-  
lected.  
Cut, Copy and Paste  
To be able to choose Cut, Copy or Paste you must have  
selected part of a text. If you have chosen Cut or Copy you  
can Paste the text section at the cursor’s position by press-  
ing Nav and selecting Paste in the menu.  
Delete  
Place the cursor to the left of the character you want to  
delete and select Delete from the menu. If you have se-  
lected several words or lines, the whole selection will be  
deleted, see Select above.  
Settings  
Detailed explanations of the settings are to be found in  
Settings, p. 54. The available settings are:  
C Write Feedback  
Mark/unmark the check box to switch the C Write vi-  
sual feedback on/off, see p. 32.  
Text Language  
Select the language of the text you are reading.  
Read Mode  
Select Continuous or Separate lines.  
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Text Quality  
Select Normal or Inverted.  
Calibration  
You can either calibrate C-Pen or revert to the default  
setting.  
Quit Editing  
Quit edit mode by selecting Quit Editing.  
C Write  
Please note that you can only use C Write for the Latin  
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alphabet.  
C Write is a feature that allows you to draw characters by  
using C-Pen as an ordinary pen. C-Pen can track its own  
movement over a surface and recognize the movement as a  
letter, digit or a symbol. C Write is an alternative to using  
the character set when inserting characters in a text.  
Please note that to be able to use C Write, the surface you  
“write” on must have a distinct pattern. Printed text is the  
best choice.  
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Use C Write in the following way:  
1. Enter edit mode.  
2. Position the cursor on C-Pen’s display.  
3. Place C-Pen with the pen tip flat against a text surface.  
4. Form a letter, see C Write Prototypes, p. 35. The Trigg  
button must be pressed while forming the letter.  
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5. Lift the pen from the surface. When the pen is lifted from  
the surface an image will briefly appear on the display,  
showing the letter as perceived by your C-Pen.  
You do not have to wait for this image to disappear  
to write your next letter. The function is called  
C Write Feedback, and is enabled as default.  
Visual feedback  
The C Write Feedback utility can be switched on/off as  
follows.  
1. Go to Settings in the main screen.  
2. Select C Write Feedback.  
3. Uncheck/check the check box according to your per-  
sonal preference.  
4. Select OK.  
Basic rules when using C Write  
It is important that the pen tip is in contact with the surface  
while you are writing. The Trigg button must be pressed  
before you start writing.  
The writing surface must have a distinct pattern, such as a  
printed text. Solid colors or simple repetitive patterns (lines,  
squares, grids) should be avoided.  
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In order to obtain maximum accuracy when writing with C-  
Pen, your characters should resemble the prototypes on  
the following pages as closely as possible.  
A character must be drawn in one single stroke. The dot  
indicates the starting point of the stroke, see next page.  
The height of the character should be 1 - 4 cm  
(¼ - 1¼ inch).  
Capital letters  
When you enter edit mode the status field will  
change appearance. The edit mode symbol indi-  
cates that C Write will generate lowercase  
letters.  
C Write Lowercase icon  
To write a capital letter, you have to write the shift  
sign first, see C Write Prototypes. Only the first  
letter will be a capital. The status field will reflect  
this choice.  
C Write Capital letter icon  
If you write two shift signs, C Write will enter  
Caps Lock mode.All letters will be capitals until  
you write a shift sign again.  
C Write Caps Lock mode icon  
Symbols  
Press Trigg briefly to enter symbol mode.  
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The status field displays the Symbol mode icon.  
Write one of the symbols in the symbol table.  
After writing a symbol, C-Pen automatically  
returns to normal mode.  
C Write symbol mode icon  
If you want to quit symbol mode without writing a symbol,  
you have to draw a backspace symbol.  
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C Write Prototypes  
Letters, digits and shift  
Shift  
Space Backspace New line  
Aa  
Ff  
Bb  
Gg  
Ll  
Cc  
Hh  
Dd  
Ii  
Ee  
Jj  
Kk  
Mm  
Nn  
Oo  
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Pp  
Uu  
Zz  
1
Qq  
Vv  
Rr  
Ss  
Tt  
Ww  
Xx  
Yy  
2
7
3
8
4
9
5
0
6
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Special characters  
Çç  
Ææ  
Øø  
Accents and umlauts  
Write the letter first and then the accent or umlaut.  
Example: ä=a+  
¨
º
^
´
`
~
Symbols  
Enter symbol mode by pressing Trigg briefly.  
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,
:
;
/
\
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-
)
+
_
¡
[
]
{
@
?
}
*
<
£
$
>
§
¿
#
!
ß
%
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APPLICATIONS  
C-Pens application icons are shown on the main screen.  
You can move between the icons by using Nav. Press Nav  
to start an application.  
C-Pen main screen  
Notes contains your read and stored text files.  
See p. 41.  
C Dictionary can read and translate words be-  
tween the languages you have chosen for your  
C-Pen. See p. 45.  
Settings contains parameters which can be  
changed such as power-off time and reading  
options. See p. 54.  
Info contains information about your C-Pens  
serial number, OS (Operating System) version,  
free memory space, etc. See p. 61.  
Storage can store files for transfer between  
computers. See p. 62.  
C Direct contains information on how to trans-  
fer text from C-Pen directly into aWindows pro-  
gram. See p. 68 and 69.  
C Beam is used to transfer notes, contacts, cal-  
endar events and files between C-Pen and  
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PDAs (Personal Digital Assistant). C Beam  
supports the standard infrared protocol  
IrOBEX. See p. 64.  
C Write contains information about and ex-  
amples of how to write letters with C-Pen. See  
p. 31.  
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Notes  
Notes contains the text files you have read and saved. Enter  
Notes by selecting the Notes icon on the main screen.  
Your list of text  
files starts here  
Inside Notes, move between items using Nav.  
You can transfer files from Notes in C-Pen to your PC. To  
do this, C Win Software must be installed on your PC. See  
Using C-Pen with your PC, p. 71.  
Creating a new file or folder  
Selecting New... will open a dialog box. Select FILE to  
create a new file.  
Please note that if you are in the main screen or in Notes  
you do not have to execute this command to create a new  
file.A new file will automatically be created when you  
start to read with C-Pen (except when you are already in  
the Text screen). New text files will be placed in Notes.  
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Select FOLDER to create a new folder. A dialog box ap-  
pears. Select the edit field to give the folder a name. Use  
C-Pen to read a name or press Nav to enter edit mode and  
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then write a name with C Write. To save the folder, select  
OK. The folder will be placed in Notes.  
If you want to save a file in a specific folder, you must  
create the file in that folder. Open the folder, select New...  
and then select FILE in the dialog box.  
The Command menu  
The Command menu contains commands for handling  
texts. Open the menu by selecting a text file and pressing  
Nav.  
Command menu  
The options in the Command menu are:  
Open  
Opens the selected file.  
Rename  
Renames the selected file. A dialog box with an edit  
field appears.  
Delete  
Removes the selected file.  
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Properties  
Displays the file size, and if applicable the creation  
date and the date of last modification of the selected  
file.  
Beam  
Transfers the selected file by IR, see p. 64.  
Cancel  
Closes the Command menu.  
The Text menu  
In the Text screen you can move the cursor line by line  
with Nav. You can insert a new line at the cursor position  
(the flashing triangle) by reading a new line with C-Pen.  
Text menu  
Press Nav if you want to edit the text, go to the beginning  
or end of the text, change text settings or stop working with  
the text. Pressing Nav opens the Text menu.  
The items in the Text menu are:  
Exit  
Closes the text. If the text has been changed you are  
prompted to save it before it is closed.  
Select SAVE AS... if you want to save the changed file  
with a new name.  
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Edit/C Write  
Enters edit mode. See p. 26.  
Settings  
Opens the text settings of the text you are reading. See  
Settings, p. 54.  
Select  
Highlights a read line/word.  
Go to  
Moves the cursor to the beginning or the end of the  
text.  
Cancel  
Closes the Text menu.  
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C Dictionary  
Introduction  
C Dictionary is a software application that allows you to  
translate and/or look up definitions of words in less than a  
second. Whether you translate or look up definitions de-  
pends upon which dictionary you choose to install. With  
bilingual dictionaries, you can translate from one language  
to another. Some dictionaries are monolingual reference  
dictionaries and with them you can look up definitions of  
words.  
C Dictionary translates or looks up words one word at a  
time, the same way you would look up words in a paper  
dictionary. You can however, scan in an entire line of text  
and then choose which word you wish to look up.  
Several kinds of dictionaries are available from a variety of  
publishers. The dictionaries available for download are  
copyrighted by their respective publisher. See Copyright  
Notice for details, p. 88.  
Before you start installing the dictionaries, make sure you  
have a working connection between C-Pen and your PC.  
See Using C-Pen with your PC, p. 71.  
Installing a dictionary from the C-Pen CD  
Follow the steps below to install a Dictionary.  
1. The dictionaries are available in the Start menu/Pro-  
grams/C-Pen/Dictionaries. Select the dictionary you  
want. Dictionaries with cyrillic letters are only avail-  
able on our homepage, see Installing a dictionary from  
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the web below. Make sure you have your C-Pen CD in  
your CD-ROM drive.  
Please note that dictionaries not available on the CD at the  
time of going to press will be available on  
www.cdictionary.com/mx/ as soon as they are made  
available.  
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2. You can now see the C Dictionary Installer view. Make  
sure the dictionaries you want are selected.  
3. Start your C-Pen, position C-Pen so that it is aligned  
with the PCs IR port or ensure that the cable is con-  
nected, then press Start.  
4. The dictionary will now be transferred to your C-Pen.  
This can take some time, so please be patient. The num-  
ber of dictionaries that can be installed in C-Pen de-  
pends on the amount of free memory in your C-Pen, see  
Info, p. 61.  
Installing a dictionary from the web  
1. Download the dictionary you want from our web site  
2. Click on the file, and an automatic installation  
program will start.  
3. You can now see the C Dictionary Installer view. Make  
sure the dictionaries you want are selected.  
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