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Casio XD-A8500 Quick Manual

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If you have commercially available eneloop
RJA521965-001V01
MO0911-A
batteries or rechargeable EVOLTA batteries
loaded, use
type and then press
CASIO Electronic Dictionary
If you have commercially available EVOLTA
alkaline batteries loaded, select "●アルカリ電
Quick Guide (XD-A Series)
池" (Alkaline batteries).
8
Press
The contents of this Quick Guide apply to the
display the
CASIO XD-A Series Electronic Dictionaries. Most
(MENU) screen.
illustrations and screen shots show the XD-A8500.
If the
Hangul, Russian, Simplifi ed Chinese, and accented
名を登録することがで
characters cannot be input on a model that
きます ..."
does not include a dictionary that requires such
register a user name
characters. Input of the applicable characters
for this dictionary...)
becomes possible when optional software is
message appears
installed.
instead of the
The screen shots and product illustrations shown
ニュー"
in this manual may be different from those of the
actual product. Also note that some keys and icons
are not shown in examples of this manual for the
Turning Power On and Off
sake of simplicity.
Power turns on and off
Example:
,
automatically whenever
you open or close the
electronic dictionary's
Loading Batteries for the First Time
panels.
You also can use the following
Load the two AA-size batteries that come with the
key operation to turn power on
electronic dictionary before trying to use it.
or off.
1
Remove the battery cover.
1
Press the
Pressing at the two points
Power also turns on when you press a
shown in the illustration,
dictionary/mode key.
slide the cover in the
2
direction indicated by the
Press
arrows.
2
General Guide
Load two batteries.
Push against the spring
with the (–) end of a
battery.
With the battery on top of
the ribbon, press the (+)
end down.
Make sure the (+) and (–)
ends are facing correctly
and that the springs are
pressed straight down.
3
Replace the battery cover.
4
Remove the stylus
from the side of the
electronic dictionary
and then press the
RESET button on the
bottom.
Do not use a toothpick,
RESET
RESET
Stylus
Stylus
lead pencil, or other
button
button
breakable object.
5
Unfold the electronic
dictionary.
Handwriting panel
Handwriting panel
6
Quick Palette
Quick Palette
On the "
手書きパネルコント
icons
icons
" (Handwriting
ラスト設定
Panel Contrast
Adjustment) screen,
use
and
to adjust
handwriting panel
contrast. Then press
.
If the message "表示(メインまたは手書き)保
護フィルムが..." (Display (the main display or
handwriting panel) protective fi lm may be on
the display. Please remove it.) appears, remove
the protective fi lm from the main display and/or
handwriting panel.
7
On the "
"
電池設定
(Battery Settings)
screen, confi rm
that "
"
アルカリ電池
(Alkaline Batteries)
is selected as the
battery type.
① Dictionary/mode keys
®
Toggle between the initial screens of the two
and
to select the battery
dictionaries/modes assigned to each key.
(Translate/Select).
Key
Toggles power on and off.
(Shift) Key
Shifts the keyboard. To use
release it and then press the next key.
to
(History) (Additional Search) Key
メニュー
Accesses history data.
Press after
"本機はユーザー
らに検索 ).
(You can
(Text Size) (Layout) Key
Cycles through available screen text sizes.
Press after
(Scroll) Keys
"メ
Scroll screen contents up and down.
screen, press
Press after
.
terms.
(Jump) (Guide) Key
Enables look up of a term on the currently
displayed defi nition or explanation screen.
Dictionary/
Dictionary/
Press after
mode keys
mode keys
(Back/List)
【戻る / リスト】
Performs the same functions as the ⑫
(Back/List) key.
【訳 / 決定】
(Translate/Select)
Performs the same functions as the ⑬
(Translate/Select) key.
(Confi rm)
【認識】
key to turn on power.
Touch after inputting a character when inputting
individual characters on the handwriting panel.
読み上げ
(Audio) (Read) Key
音声
again to turn off power.
Press when you want to hear something
pronounced by a native speaker.
Press after
synthesized voice.
(Back/List) Key
Handwriting panel
Back-steps through previous operations.
Use this panel to hand-write
Press while a dictionary's initial screen is
characters for input. Also,
displayed to return to the
touching buttons that appear
Press while a defi nition screen is on the display
here performs certain
operations.
to switch to the list of terms, which includes the
term whose defi nition you were viewing.
(Translate/Select) Key
Executes a function or selects an on-screen item.
⑭ Arrow Keys
Move the selection highlighting or cursor up,
down, left, or right.
Used during volume adjustment to raise and
lower the volume level.
(Setup/Delete) Key
Deletes the character at the current cursor
location.
Press after
the setup of the electronic dictionary.
⑯ Letter Keys
Enter letters and numbers.
【前見出し】 ・ 【次見出し】
Next Headword)
Jump from the current term to the previous or next
term.
The same result can be achieved by pressing
and then
(Compound Terms)
【熟語】
Displays compound terms that use the kanji you
are currently viewing in the
Quick Palette
Quick Palette
kanji) dictionary.
Main Panel
Main Panel
buttons
buttons
【ズーム】
(Zoom)
Enlarges the characters of a defi nition or
explanation screen.
(Phrases and Compound
【成句複合語】
Expressions)
Displays phrases and compound expressions that
use the term you are currently viewing.
【暗記カード作成】
Creates a fl ash card.
(Examples and Explanations)
【用例解説】
Displays examples and explanations in dictionaries
You can use the touch pen for
You can use the touch pen for
that include such information.
instant access to a variety of
instant access to a variety of
different operations. (Quick
different operations. (Quick
(Menu)
【メニュー】
Palette icons that appear
Palette icons that appear
Displays the menu screen.
along the left side of the
along the left side of the
【ジャンプ】
(Jump)
screen depend on what is
screen depend on what is
Performs the same functions as the ⑦
currently displayed.)
currently displayed.)
Guide) key.
(Audio)
【音声
Performs the same functions as the ⑪
(Audio/Read) key.
(Back/List)
【戻る/リスト】
Performs the same functions as the ⑫
(Back/List) key.
(Translate/Select)
【訳/決定】
Performs the same functions as the ⑬
(Translate/Select) key.
, press and
(Scroll)
Perform the same functions as the ⑥
Display Indicators
to perform additional search ( さ
The following explains the meanings of display
indicators.
This indicator:
Means this:
There is an explanation for the word
to change the screen layout.
(Explanation)
where the indicator is located.
The
"新漢語林"
dictionary contains a compound
to jump back or forward between
(Compound Term)
term that includes the kanji
character you are looking up.
There is a phrase or compound
(Phrases/Compound
term that uses the term you are
looking up.
Expression)
to view guide information.
With some electronic dictionary
models,
(Phrase)
software is installed.
There is an example that uses the
(Example)
term you are looking up.
Native speaker pronunciation is
available for the contents to the
right or below this indicator.
Native speaker pronunciation is
(True Voice)
available.
Synthetic voice reading is available.
(Reading)
Pronunciations are available for the
(Pronunciation
English term on the screen.
to hear a reading by a
Search)
The language whose pronunciation
is applied for pronunciations and
(English)
readings
There is a term that contains the
"メニュー"
screen.
term you are viewing or there is
related information about the term
in the dictionary you are currently
accessing.
Jump function in use
(Jump)
History function in use
(History)
Display zoom in use
(Zoom)
Guide function in use
(Guide)
Indicates the display method when
using
(Display All)
"例文検索"
or
"成句検索"
to display a screen for changing
(Word Order)
(Continuous)
Precautions when Using the Stylus
(Previous Headword/
When using the stylus to perform operations on the
main panel, avoid applying excess pressure. Excess
pressure can crack the main panel.
or
.
When using the stylus to perform an operation on
the main panel, support the main panel from behind
with your hand.
"新漢語林"
(Japanese
Main panel
Main panel
Handwriting panel
Handwriting panel
Keyboard Input
(Create Flash Card)
Japanese
Use alphabetic characters to input Japanese.
To input this:
Type this:
いんかん
さんぽ
(Jump/
きょう
らっこ
読み上げ
音声
とぅーるーず
Alphabetic Characters
Use English input for unaccented alphabetic
characters.
To input this:
Type this:
internet
?
keys.
~
Accented Characters
All alphabetic characters are input in lower-case,
regardless of their normal capitalization.
For the German "ß", input "ss".
For other characters that normally include a
diacritic, input the character without the diacritic.
Example: "à" --> "a", "ê" --> "e", etc.
For the French "ç" input "c", and for "œ", input "oe".
(Japanese kanji)
Input hyphenated terms as single words, without a
hyphen. To look up "peut-être", for example, input
"peutetre".
When inputting a term that consists of multiple
words, input the words without any spaces. To
look up "magna cum laude", for example, input
"magnacumlaude".
When entering a noun that is normally accompanied
will appear if optional
by an article, enter the noun only without the article.
To look up "die Elbe" for example, input "Elbe".
Hangul
To input this:
Type this:
GGG
Chinese (Pinyin)
1
2
3
4
To input this:
Perform this operation:
ü
Type (Keyboard):
V
Touch (Handwriting Panel):
【一声 】
Type (Keyboard):
Q
1.)
Touch (Handwriting Panel):
【二声 】
Type (Keyboard):
W
2.)
(Example Search)
Touch (Handwriting Panel):
【三声
(Phrase Search).
Type (Keyboard):
E
3.)
Touch (Handwriting Panel):
【四声 】
Type (Keyboard):
R
4.)
Touch (Handwriting Panel):
【軽声 】
Type (Keyboard):
P
0.)
【二声 】
T I A N
ming2tian1
W T I A N
( 明天 )
Q
Russian
To input this:
Type this:
сласибо
To input a character marked in the upper right
corner of a key, press (and immediately release)
and then press the key.
All of the above characters are input in lower-case.
or
Handwriting Input
Use the stylus to write characters on the
or
handwriting panel and then touch
【認識】
With some search methods, like
"単漢字/熟語を手
書き入力から探す" (新漢語林)
, you can enter search
terms using handwriting input only.
Character Input Mode
The indicators
Indicator
Indicator
described below
appear on the main
panel to show the
current input mode.
Also note that the handwriting panel changes to
two characters per screen or fi ve characters per
screen in accordance with the input mode.
Two Characters Per screen
Two-character Handwriting
Two-character Handwriting
Supported
Panel
Panel
Indicator
Input
Scroll buttons
Scroll buttons
Characters
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji
Simplifi ed
Rewrite button
Rewrite button
Character
Character
Chinese
cells
cells
Hangul
Five Characters Per screen
Supported
Five-character Handwriting
Five-character Handwriting
Panel
Panel
Indicator
Input
Characters
Rewrite
Rewrite
Scroll buttons
Scroll buttons
button
button
Alphabetic
Accented
alphabetic
Russian
Numbers
Character cells
Character cells
Correcting Character Input
Example: After mistakenly inputting
instead
"喜怒衰楽"
of
"喜怒哀楽"
Handwriting panel
Handwriting panel
Main panel
Main panel
Input fi eld
Input fi eld
Character cells
Character cells
Scroll buttons
Scroll buttons
(When there are too many
(When there are too many
characters to fi t in the display
characters to fi t in the display
area above, touch these buttons
area above, touch these buttons
to scroll the screen contents.)
to scroll the screen contents.)
1
On the
handwriting panel
or in the input
(Displayed as
fi eld on the main
panel, touch a
character (
).
(Displayed as
This displays up to 10 possible candidates for
the character.
2
If you fi nd the
(Displayed as
correct character
among the
candidates,touch
it.
(Displayed as
3
If you do not fi nd the correct character,
touch
, rewrite the character on the
【書き直し】
handwriting panel and then touch
.
【認識】
(Displayed as
Touching
【書き直し】
while the character cells of
the handwriting panel are blank (nothing input)
【一声 】
will delete the character currently in the input
fi eld of the main panel.
Stylus Basics
To select a dictionary
1
Touch the Quick
Palette
【メニュー】
(Menu) button to
display the menu
screen.
2
Touch a category
① and then a
dictionary name ② .
The category and
mode you touch will
be highlighted on
the screen.
.
(Continued on other side.)

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   Summary of Contents for casio XD-A8500

  • Page 1

    CASIO XD-A Series Electronic Dictionaries. Most ■ Accented Characters Display Indicators Accesses history data. (MENU) screen. illustrations and screen shots show the XD-A8500. All alphabetic characters are input in lower-case, Two Characters Per screen Press after to perform additional search ( さ •...

  • Page 2

    Other Searches Synthesized Voice Readings Touch the highlighted dictionary name again. to move the highlighting to On the search screen that appears, enter a On the side of A synthesized voice can be used to check the • This displays the initial screen of the dictionary. a phrase and then press to display term.

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