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Palm-size PC User's Guide. Be sure to read the Hardware Manual
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Safety Precautions in the Hardware Manual.
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    PC User’s Guide For distribution with new Palm-size PCs only. Your Palm-size PC comes with a Hardware Manual in addition to this Palm-size PC User’s Guide. Be sure to read the Hardware Manual first. Before using your Palm-size PC for the first time,carefully read the Safety Precautions in the Hardware Manual.

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    CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss resulting from the use of this manual. CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any loss or claims by third parties which may arise through the use of this product.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Active Desktop ... 8 Taskbar ... 9 Start Menu ... 10 Command Bar ... 11 Typing and Writing on your Palm-size PC ... 12 Viewing Data ... 14 Customizing Your Palm-size PC ... 15 Chapter 2 Tutorial ... 18 Recording a Message with Voice Recorder ... 18 Adding a Contacts Record ...

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    Part 2 Communicating with a Computer ... 57 Chapter 5 Dial-Up Connections ... 58 Remote Computers ... 58 Palm-size PC Dial-Up Connection Settings ... 60 Setting the Dialing Properties ... 66 Setting Up the Remote Computer ... 67 Internet Service Provider or Corporate Network ... 67 Remote Desktop Computer ...

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    Part 3 Using the CASIO Programs ...95 Chapter 8 Menu ... 95 Using Menu ... 96 Starting Up Menu ... 96 Using the Main Menu ... 96 Using Action Control for Menu Button Operations ... 97 Configuring Menu ... 98 Assigning Operations to Main Menu Buttons ...

  • Page 6: Welcome

    These are just some of the many ways you can use the software capabilities of your new Palm-size PC in your daily life. In addition, there are a number of other additional programs you can install to tailor the Palm-size PC to your specific data management needs.

  • Page 7: Where To Find Additional Information

    If you want to clear the context help without performing the operation of the button or tool where the stylus is located, slide the stylus from the button or tool and then lift it from the Palm-size PC screen. Windows CE Services Help Topics. On the Mobile Devices window of your desktop computer, click Help and then Windows CE Services Help Topics.

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    Note • You must have Windows CE Services installed on your desktop computer before you can access Windows CE Services Help Topics. See the separate Quick Start Guide and Chapter 6 of this User’s Guide for information on installing Windows CE Services.

  • Page 9: Part 1 Using The Palm-size Pc

    Part 1 of this User’s Guide provides an overview of basic operations and how to use the software on your Palm-size PC. Chapter 1 Palm-size PC Basics Basic Palm-size PC operations and information on how to customize your Palm-size Chapter 2 Tutorial Hands-on experience entering data and performing other operations on your Palm-size Chapter 3 Voice Recorder and Note Taker Introduction to using the Voice Recorder and Note Taker software.

  • Page 10: Chapter 1 Palm-size Pc Basics

    Cursor button Program Buttons Pressing a button starts up a program. The first time you start up your Palm-size PC, Voice Recorder, Calendar, Contacts, and Menu are assigned to these buttons automatically. Pressing a program button when power is off turns on power and starts up the software assigned to the button.

  • Page 11: Action Control

    Some buttons also perform specific functions within a particular program. In Note Taker, for example, holding down the Exit button and dragging the stylus enters a space. See Palm-size PC online help for each program for information about special button functions. To access online help, tap Start and then Help.

  • Page 12: Touch Screen Operations

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Touch Screen Operations Using the stylus to tap buttons and menu items on the touch screen is the same as clicking the item on a desktop computer. You can also double-tap (double-click) and drag as described below.

  • Page 13: Palm-size Pc Programs

    (Menu, etc.). You can select the program you want from the Start button or by pressing its program button. With your Palm-size PC, you do not need to quit a program after you are finished using it. You can simply select another program.

  • Page 14: Voice Recorder

    Voice Recorder Records voice memos for later playback. Calculator Performs basic calculations. Menu A handy menu of buttons that provide easy access to Palm-size PC programs. Connections Establishes a desktop computer or Internet connection over a cable or dial-up connection. ActiveSync Initiates synchronization with a desktop computer.

  • Page 15: Assigning A Program To A Program Button

    Do not assign a program installed on a CompactFlash card to a program button. Only assign programs that are installed in Palm-size PC main memory. Note Programs that are pre-installed on your Palm-size PC when you buy it are stored in ROM (read-only memory) and cannot be removed. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC...

  • Page 16: Active Desktop

    Active Desktop You can use the Active Desktop to display important data, upcoming appointments and tasks. Think of the Active Desktop as the “cover” for your Palm-size PC. Active Desktop You can display the desktop at any time by tapping the Desktop button in the lower right corner of the screen.

  • Page 17: Taskbar

    Taskbar The Taskbar appears along the bottom of your Palm-size PC screen. 1 Start button ... Tap to display the Start menu. 2 Input panel button ... Tap to display or hide the input panel (page 12). 3 Input method arrow ... Tap to display a list of input methods (page 12).

  • Page 18: Start Menu

    Start Menu Tap the Start button to display the Start menu. 1 Palm-size PC Standard Software ... Tap on the name of a program to 2 Programs Menu ... Tap here to display a sub-menu of 3 Settings Menu ... Tap here to display a sub-menu of 4 Find ...

  • Page 19: Command Bar

    Command Bar The appearance of the command bar at the top of the Palm-size PC screen depends on what program you are currently using. The following explanation describes the Calendar command bar, which you can display by tapping Start and then Calendar.

  • Page 20: Typing And Writing On Your Palm-size Pc

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Typing and Writing on your Palm-size PC Your Palm-size PC provides you with a selection of three different options for entering data. You can type with an on-screen keyboard, hand-write characters using character recognition, or draw graphics on the screen using the stylus.

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    If the word that appears is what you want to enter, tap it and it is inserted at the insertion point. Your Palm-size PC learns the words you use over time, so the more you use it, the quicker and more accurate its guesses become.

  • Page 22: Viewing Data

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Viewing Data Most of the pre-installed programs provide a list view that shows the items or files stored with a program. You can select a particular item or file in the list view and change to a detailed view of its contents.

  • Page 23: Customizing Your Palm-size Pc

    Customizing Your Palm-size PC You can tailor the settings of your Palm-size PC to suit your particular needs. Tap Start and Settings, and then tap the setting you want to change in the menu that...

  • Page 24: Input Panel

    For entering and editing owner data, which appears on the Active Desktop whenever your Palm-size PC is started up. Password For registering and deleting a password required each time your Palm-size PC is turned on, and for setting security options. Power For displaying a screen that shows the current battery level and for setting the idle time before auto power off is triggered.

  • Page 25: Regional Settings

    For making volume settings and for turning sounds on and off. World Clock For setting the date and time for your location and a second location. Note See online help for more information about these settings. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC...

  • Page 26: Chapter 2 Tutorial

    Voice Recorder is the easiest way to enter data into your Palm-size PC. Simply hold the Palm-size PC up to your mouth and speak into the microphone. The voice recorder button is positioned for easy access while the Palm-size PC is being held in your hand. Voice recorder button...

  • Page 27: Adding A Contacts Record

    Note If you already have contact data on your desktop computer, you can use the procedures described in Part 2 of this User’s Guide to download it to your Palm-size PC. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC...

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    5. Enter the home phone number. 6. After you are finished, tap OK to store everything. The new contact should be in the Contacts list. ) on the front of your Palm-size PC, or tap Start and Personal button Memo button...

  • Page 29: Creating A Calendar Appointment

    Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC Creating a Calendar Appointment Your Palm-size PC’s Calendar program is just the thing for keeping track of appointments, meetings, and other important events. To create a Calendar appointment 1. Press the Calendar button ( ) on the front of your Palm-size PC, or tap Start and then Calendar.

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    6. Enter the reminder of the description using the input method you selected. • See “Typing and Writing on your Palm-size PC” on page 12 of this User’s Guide and Palm-size PC online help for more information about entering text.

  • Page 31: Entering A Reminder In Tasks

    To enter a reminder in Tasks 1. Tap Start and then Tasks. 2. Use the on-screen keyboard or handwriting recognition to enter the title of the task. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC Tap here to enter a new task.

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    Palm-size PC User’s Guide 3. Tap on the keyboard or tap outside the handwriting input panel to add the new task to the list. To assign a category to a task 1. On the task list, double-tap the task to which you want to assign a category.

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    1. On the same screen for assigning a category to a task (page 24), tap the Priority L button. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC Tap here to display a menu of categories. Only the tasks that are assigned the currently selected category are shown in the task list.

  • Page 34: Creating A Note With Note Taker

    2. To save the task, tap OK. Creating a Note with Note Taker Your Palm-size PC’s Note Taker program is just like having a digital note pad with you wherever you go. Note Taker lets you type your notes on the spot and even edit data.

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    Tapping the input panel button to display the input panel clears the horizontal lines from the screen and causes the cursor to appear. You can type text from the keyboard or enter text using handwriting recognition while the cursor is on the screen. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC...

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    Palm-size PC User’s Guide • See “Typing and Writing on your Palm-size PC” on page 12 of this User’s Guide and Palm-size PC online help for more information about entering text. To enter freehand letters in a note While the horizontal lines are shown on the Note Taker screen (no input panel displayed), use the stylus to write the letters you want directly on the screen.

  • Page 37: Viewing The Active Desktop

    If you draw another figure outside the existing graphic frame, the frame expands to incorporate the new figure. Viewing the Active Desktop The Active Desktop of your Palm-size PC shows you upcoming appointments and active tasks at a glance. To display the desktop, tap the Desktop button on the Taskbar.

  • Page 38: What's Next

    Palm-size PC online help. • See Chapter 6 about how you can link up with a desktop computer to synchronize data. • See Chapter 5 to find out how to use your Palm-size PC to dial into the Internet or your company’s server.

  • Page 39: Chapter 3 Voice Recorder And Note Taker

    Voice Recorder and Note Taker This chapter provides an overview of the Voice Recorder and Note Taker programs that come pre-installed on your Palm-size PC. Using Voice Recorder Voice Recorder lets you record your voice with the touch of a button for later playback when you need it.

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    Palm-size PC User’s Guide To select data for playback On the recording list, use the Action control to move the highlighting to the recording you want to play back. To playback a recording Press the Action control to play back the recording whose name is highlighted on the recording list.

  • Page 41: Controlling Voice Recorder Operations With On-screen Buttons And Menu Commands

    Menu Commands You can also control Voice Recorder operations using on-screen buttons and menu commands. On-screen Buttons The buttons and menu commands that control Voice Recorder operations are described below. 1 2 3 Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC...

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    Palm-size PC User’s Guide 1 Delete button Tap to delete the highlighted recording. 2 Properties button Tap to display a dialog that shows the properties of the highlighted recording. 3 Speaker Volume button Tap to display a dialog for controlling speaker volume.

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    Recording Format. Tap the Format L button and select PCM from the list that appears. PCM recordings are saved as .wav files, which can be uploaded to a desktop computer for playback, editing, and archiving. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC Select Edit Folders here to display a dialog that lets you...

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    2. On the General tab of the dialog that appears, check the Save to storage card checkbox. • The Save to storage card is dimmed if your Palm-size PC does not have a memory card installed. To increase the size of the data storage area in Palm-size PC memory...

  • Page 45: Using Note Taker

    Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC 2. On the Memory tab of the system properties dialog that appears, use the slider to reserve more memory for data storage. Note You can allocate up to 16MB for storage memory. If overall memory is in sufficient, try using a memory card.

  • Page 46: Freehand Letters And Graphics

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide This is the screen for typing text with the keyboard. On this screen there are no horizontal lines. A cursor shows the input position. You can change to input of freehand letters and graphics by tapping to hide the input panel.

  • Page 47: Editing And Formatting A Note

    Instead of tapping Select, you can also hold down the Action control while dragging the stylus across the text or figure. and then Format to display the format dialog. The contents of the format dialog depend on whether text or a graphic is selected. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC...

  • Page 48: Saving A Note

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide You can use the button to increase or decrease the space between the elements on the screen. Note Instead of tapping , you can also hold down the Exit button while dragging the stylus across the text or figure.

  • Page 49: Managing Your Notes

    Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC Managing Your Notes The easiest way to keep track of your notes is to give them easy-to-understand names and store them in folders. For example, you could create a folder named Project A and place all relevant notes in that folder.

  • Page 50: Chapter 4 Pocket Outlook

    Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange running on a desktop computer. It also lets you use your Palm-size PC to dial up an Internet service provider to send and receive e-mail. See Chapter 5 of this User’s Guide for more information about dial-up connections.

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    Note You can display a new appointment card by holding down the Calendar program button ( ) on the front of your Palm-size PC for a few seconds. Enter a date or tap the L buttons to display a calendar for date selection.

  • Page 52: Contacts: Managing Business And Private Contacts

    You can use Calendar to set up meetings with desktop computer users of Outlook or Schedule+, or with others who are using Pocket Outlook on a Palm-size PC. First, create a meeting appointment in Calendar, specifying who you think should attend and the location.

  • Page 53: Tasks: Keeping Track Of Things You Need To Do

    Note You can display a new contact card by holding down the Contacts program button ) on the front of your Palm-size PC for a few seconds. Saves the contact card contents. Tasks: Keeping Track of Things You Need to Do Use Tasks to keep track of things you need to do.

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    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Tasks List This mark indicates high priority. A checkmark indicates a task is complete. Task Card Tap this button and then tap the description box to the right to write a freehand memo. Displays the category list in the description box.

  • Page 55: Inbox: Sending And Receiving E-mail

    • You can synchronize incoming and outgoing messages with Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Outlook running on your desktop computer. Or you can transfer individual messages between your Palm-size PC and desktop computer. • You can send and receive e-mail using a dial-up connection to a service provider or your company’s server (page 58).

  • Page 56: Synchronizing Messages

    • Messages are copied from the Inbox folder of Exchange or Outlook on your desktop computer into the Inbox folder on your Palm-size PC. The messages on the two computers are linked, so when you delete a message on your Palm-size PC, it is deleted from your desktop computer the next time you synchronize.

  • Page 57: Windows Ce Inbox Transfer

    Exchange or Outlook and your Palm-size PC. Messages can be moved into the Inbox or into specific folders. Note that messages moved with Windows CE Inbox Transfer are not linked, so you can modify or delete them on one location without affecting the messages in the other location.

  • Page 58: Using A New Dial-up Connection

    Hardware Manual for more information about the type of CompactFlash modem you need. • Your Palm-size PC does not support connection to any Internet service provider (ISP) that requires use of special software or programs. • Your Palm-size PC supports dial-up connection with an Internet service provider (ISP) that uses a POP3 mail server and SMTP mail gateway.

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    See Palm- size PC online help for more information about these settings. Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC Service provider name Tap here to display a list of connections you created under “To make Palm-size PC dial-up...

  • Page 60: Received Messages

    In Inbox on your Palm-size PC, tap Service and tap the name of the service you want to use.

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    (or messages) on the Inbox, tap Service, and then tap Retrieve Full Copy. • See Palm-size PC online help for more information about service properties. Reading Received Messages Messages received from your mail service provider are picked up and placed in the Inbox whenever you use Inbox to log into your provider’s server.

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    Note The Inbox Size column shows both the downloaded size and the original file size. 1/2K, for example, means 1KB of a 2KB message was downloaded to the Palm-size PC from the server. To view the contents of a mail message, double-tap it in the Inbox.

  • Page 63: Sending An E-mail

    Writing a New Message to display a blank message screen. When your message is the way you want it, tap Part 1 Using the Palm-size PC Tapping displays an address book from which you can select the e-mail address you want.

  • Page 64: Replying To A Message

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Replying to a Message Display the received message or select its name in the Inbox. Next, tap tap Reply to Sender. Enter your reply here. When your message is the way you want it, tap and then...

  • Page 65: Part 2 Communicating With A Computer

    PC to a desktop computer or to a dial-up network. Chapter 5 Dial-Up Connections This chapter explains how to set up your Palm-size PC for a dial-up connection. It also describes the difference between an Internet service provider and a corporate network.

  • Page 66: Chapter 5 Dial-up Connections

    You can set up an account with an Internet service provider (ISP) for sending and receiving e-mail. Information (telephone number, user name, password, etc.) you need to set up your Palm-size PC for this type of connection should be provided by your ISP.

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    Once connected, you can send and receive e-mail to addresses on the network. The telephone number and any other information you need to set up your Palm-size PC for this type of connection should be provided by the system administrator of the corporate network.

  • Page 68: Palm-size Pc Dial-up Connection Settings

    See “Setting Up the Remote Computer” on page 67 of this User’s Guide for information about setting up a desktop computer for remote synchronization. Palm-size PC Dial-Up Connection Settings Use Windows CE Remote Networking to make the setting for dial-up connections.

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    Part 2 Communicating with a Computer To make Palm-size PC dial-up connection settings 1. On the Start menu, tap Programs, Communication, and then Connections. 2. To create a new connection, double-tap the Make New Connection icon.

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    Palm-size PC User’s Guide 3. Enter a name for the connection, select Dial-Up Connection, and then tap Next to advance to the Make New Dial-Up Connection dialog. 4. Tap the Select a modem box to open a list of available modems. Select the one you...

  • Page 71

    See the ReadMe file on the Windows CE CD-ROM that comes with your Palm-size PC for more information. Depending on the type of line you are connected to, you may need to uncheck this option.

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    Palm-size PC User’s Guide 7. Tap the TCP/IP Settings button to display the TCP/IP Settings dialog. Make the settings shown below. 8. After making the TCP/IP Settings you want, tap OK to close the dialog and return to the New Dial-Up Connection dialog. Then tap Next.

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    Part 2 Communicating with a Computer 9. Enter the telephone number of the server. 10. After everything is the way you want it, tap Finish to return to the initial Connection window. Note You have to use the above procedure to create a connection for each remote server (service provider, corporate network, or desktop computer) you plan to dial up.

  • Page 74: Setting The Dialing Properties

    Dialing from the office: 9-123-4567 You can add new dialing locations to the list as required, and even specify different dialing patterns for each location. See Palm-size PC online help for more information about dialing properties. A nine is dialed before the phone number if you select Work here.

  • Page 75: Setting Up The Remote Computer

    Setting Up the Remote Computer A remote computer must also be set up correctly before you can access it from your Palm-size PC. The following describes the required settings for each type of remote computer. Internet Service Provider or Corporate Network The server must be running for a connection to be made.

  • Page 76: Establishing A Dial-up Connection

    • A CompactFlash modem card makes it possible for you connect to a standard analog telephone line. See the separate Hardware Manual for more information about using • We recommend that you use the AC adapter to power your Palm-size PC whenever using a CompactFlash modem card for communication.

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    • If the phone number is not correct, refer to the procedure under “To make Palm-size PC dial-up connection settings” to correct it. This list shows all connections you created with the procedure under “To make Palm-size PC dial-up connection settings” on page 61. Enter the user name and password.

  • Page 78

    1. Tap Start, Programs, Communications, and then ActiveSync. This list shows all connections you created with the procedure under “To make Palm-size PC dial-up connection settings” on page 61. This box specifies the name of the computer you can connect with.

  • Page 79: Closing A Connection

    Part 2 Communicating with a Computer 2. Tap the connection to display the following dialog. 3. Check to make sure that the phone number is correct. • If the phone number is not correct, refer to the procedure under “To make Palm-size PC dial-up connection settings”...

  • Page 80: Chapter 6 Windows Ce Services And Channels

    4. Exchange of files between your Palm-size PC and desktop computer. Palm-size PC file and folder operations from your desktop computer. 5. Back up and recovery of Palm-size PC data using your desktop computer’s hard disk. Items 1 through 3 are explained in this chapter, while items 4 and 5 are explained in Chapter 7.

  • Page 81

    To install Windows CE Services 1. Insert the Windows CE CD-ROM that comes with your Palm-size PC into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. This causes the Microsoft Windows CE Services Setup window shown below to appear.

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    • With some computers, you may not need to restart. In such a case, click Next to display the dialog shown below. 4. Turn off your Palm-size PC and place it on its cradle. Make sure the Palm-size PC seats securely onto the cradle.

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    Part 2 Communicating with a Computer 5. Turn on Palm-size PC power and click the Start button on your computer’s screen. • Windows CE Services automatically locates the port where Palm-size PC is connected and configures the communications port. • If you are running Windows NT on your desktop computer, you will need to enter the user name and password you provided earlier in the installation procedure into your Palm-size PC.

  • Page 84

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide 7. Click Next, and the dialog shown below appears. • Use this dialog to specify a synchronization method. Normally you can leave the default Continuous setting as it is. 8. After you finish making the settings you want, click Next.

  • Page 85: Optional Infrared Communication Driver Component

    The Windows CE CD-ROM contains an optional infrared communication driver component. You must install this component on your desktop computer if you want to communicate with your Palm-size PC over an infrared connection. See Windows CE Services online help for more information about installation and setup.

  • Page 86: Using The Mobile Devices Window

    Palm-size PC during installation. The Mobile Devices windows lets you do the following. • After clicking a Palm-size PC icon to select it, select ActiveSync Options on the Tools to make settings for synchronization. See “Changing ActiveSync Options Settings” on page 85 for more information.

  • Page 87: Changing Communications Settings

    Other programs cannot be using these resources while your Palm-size PC and desktop computer are connected. • Make sure the baud rate settings of your desktop computer and Palm-size PC are the same. To check the above communications settings, open the Mobile Devices folder, click File and then Communications.

  • Page 88: Synchronization

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide To change the baud rate setting of your Palm-size PC, tap Start, Settings, and then Communications. On the dialog that appears, click the PC Connection tab, and then select the baud rate setting you want. Synchronization Synchronizing between your Palm-size PC and desktop computer updates data so both have the latest version.

  • Page 89

    Part 2 Communicating with a Computer • Double-click the Mobile Devices shortcut on your computer’s desktop. Double-click here. Next, to actually start synchronization, click the Tools menu on the Mobile Devices window and then click Synchronize Now. The progress of the synchronization is indicated in the lower right of the Mobile Devices window.

  • Page 90: Checking Synchronization Details

    Tools and then ActiveSync Status. How Data is Synchronized This section is an overview of how data is synchronized between your Palm-size PC and desktop computer. For more information about synchronizing for specific items, see Windows CE Services online help.

  • Page 91

    PC> My Documents on your desktop computer. The text <Palm-size PC> in the actual folder name will be the same as your Palm-size PC name. The name of a folder for a Palm-size PC named “mypc” for example, would be mypc My Documents. The location of this folder depends on your desktop computer’s operating system.

  • Page 92: Resolving Synchronization Conflicts

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide • Voice Recorder files are .wav files on both your Palm-size PC and desktop computer. To play Voice Recorder .wav files on your desktop computer, however, you need a special decoder that is installed along with Windows CE Services.

  • Page 93: Changing Activesync Options Settings

    Use the procedure below to change settings that affect when to synchronize and what data should be synchronized. Note You can perform this procedure even when your Palm-size PC is not connected to your desktop computer. To change ActiveSync Options settings 1.

  • Page 94

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide • See Windows CE Services online help for more information about settings you can make with the options dialogs. Clicking the [?] button in the upper right corner of the dialog changes the cursor to a question mark. Clicking a setting in the dialog with the question mark cursor displays an explanation about that setting.

  • Page 95: Using Channels

    A channel is a Web site or other Web-formatted content that is available for offline viewing on your Palm-size PC. Channels help you to keep informed with the latest news, stock quotes, movie schedules, and more while on the go. Once you subscribe to a channel from your desktop computer, information is updated on your computer, as it becomes available.

  • Page 96: Synchronizing Channel Information

    In the dialog that appears, put a checkmark next to Channel Item. When you synchronize using the procedure under “Synchronization” on page 80, Channel information is copied to your Palm-size PC from your desktop computer. You can view Channel information using Channels or your Active Desktop. See “Using Channels”...

  • Page 97: Chapter 7 Data Backup And File Transfer

    Palm-size PC. Backing Up and Restoring Data It is a good idea to use Windows CE Services to regularly back up your Palm-size PC data on your desktop computer. If your Palm-size PC data is ever corrupted or lost, you can restore the data from the backup file on your desktop computer.

  • Page 98: Copying Files

    1. On your desktop computer, open the Mobile Devices window. 2. Double-click your Palm-size PC icon to open the Explorer window. 3. Open the My Documents folder, which contains all the files in Palm-size PC memory. 4. Now you can drag and drop files between your desktop computer and the My...

  • Page 99: Installing And Removing Software

    Part 2 Communicating with a Computer The name of a file you copy to your Palm-size PC appears in the list view of the program that can open it. Note Taker List Note You can also synchronize the contents of your Palm-size PC’s My Documents folder with specified files on your desktop computer.

  • Page 100

    3. Drag the Windows CE program from your desktop computer and drop it into the Programs folder. 4. To run the program on your Palm-size PC, tap Start and then Programs. Next, tap the name of the program in the Programs menu.

  • Page 101: Transferring Data With Infrared

    Windows CE device. In Voice Recorder and Note Taker, you can send individual files or notes. Note Taker Infrared Send Menu To transfer data with infrared 1. Align the infrared port of your Palm-size PC with the infrared port of the other Windows CE device. Infrared port...

  • Page 102

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide • The two infrared ports should be within about 30cm from each other. 2. On the sending unit, start up the program that contains the data you want to send. Select the items you want to send, and then tap File, Send To, and then Infrared Recipient.

  • Page 103: Part 3 Using The Casio Programs

    Chapter 8 Menu Menu is an application launcher that runs for your Palm-size PC. It lets you assign applications and files to 12 buttons on its main menu, from which you can launch an application or open a file with a tap of your stylus.

  • Page 104: Using Menu

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Using Menu Starting Up Menu You can start up Menu either by pressing your Palm-size PC’s program button or by using a menu program. To start up Menu using the program button Press the program button to start up Menu and display is initial screen.

  • Page 105: Using Action Control For Menu Button Operations

    • Action control operations for a submenu are the same as those for the main menu. • Close a submenu by pressing the Palm-size PC’s Exit button or by tapping the close button in the upper right corner of the submenu.

  • Page 106: Configuring Menu

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Configuring Menu Assigning Operations to Main Menu Buttons Use the following procedures to assign applications, files, and submenus to main menu buttons, and to edit and delete current button assignments. All of these operations are performed using the Button Selection Screen.

  • Page 107

    This is a cut operation, so the settings are deleted from the original button. Part 3 Using the CASIO Programs to display the button selection screen.

  • Page 108: Submenu Buttons

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide 4. Tap the button to which you want to assign the settings you just cut. 5. Tap to paste the settings to the button you tapped in step 4. 6. After you are finished, tap [x] to return to the main menu.

  • Page 109

    After you are finished, be sure to keep clicking the [x] close buttons in the upper right corner of the displays until you get back to the main menu screen. Part 3 Using the CASIO Programs to display the button selection screen.

  • Page 110: File Menu

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Menus and Toolbars File Menu Command Define Displays the button selection screen. Close Returns from the button selection screen to the main menu. About Menu Displays version information. Edit Menu Command Displays the New dialog. Modify Displays the Define dialog.

  • Page 111: Chapter 9 Card Backup Tool

    Chapter 9 Card Backup Tool Card Backup Tool lets you quickly and easily back up your Palm-size PC memory data to a memory card. Backed up data lets you easily restore your system should it start to malfunction due to some data error.

  • Page 112: Using Card Backup Tool

    Before starting a backup or restore operation, charge the battery pack or load new batteries. • Do not perform any button or screen operations on the Palm-size PC while a backup or restore operation is in progress. Do not touch the Palm-size PC at all until the backup or restore operation is complete.

  • Page 113

    Part 3 Using the CASIO Programs If the memory card already contains backup data, the date of the last backup appears here. This area shows the amount of free space on the memory card and the amount of Palm-size PC data memory that is used.

  • Page 114: Restoring Data

    Palm-size PC memory is overwritten with the data on the memory card. • Any files or registry data in Palm-size PC memory that is not on the memory card is left as-is. • Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, and Inbox data in Palm-size PC data is all overwritten with the corresponding data from the memory card.

  • Page 115

    • The message “Restore complete!” appears on the display after the restore operation is complete. 7. After the restore operation is complete, tap OK to quit Card Backup Tool. 8. Reset your Palm-size PC again. Part 3 Using the CASIO Programs...

  • Page 116: Deleting A Backup File

    To delete a backup file 1. Insert the memory card that contains the backup file you want to delete into the CompactFlash card slot of the Palm-size PC. 2. Tap Start, Programs, Utility, and then Card Backup. • This starts up Card Backup Tool.

  • Page 117: Part 4 Reference

    Appendix A Handwritten Character Recognizer The CIC Jot character recognition software built into your Palm-size PC provides a quick and easy-to-use method for entering text in any program. Simply write each character on the input panel, and it is translated into typed text and displayed on the screen.

  • Page 118: Input Panel Areas

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Input Panel Areas How the character recognizer interprets a character you draw depends on where you write it in the input panel. Write an uppercase or lowercase character in the uppercase area (ABC), for example, and it will be translated to an uppercase letter.

  • Page 119: Symbols

    Symbols Use the symbol input area to input symbols like @ or #. You can display the symbol panel by tapping the Symb button on the input panel, or by drawing a vertical line from bottom to top anywhere on the panel. After you draw the symbol, the character recognizer automatically changes back to the main input panel (for letter and numbers) after a few moments.

  • Page 120: Options

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Options A number of options are available that you can use to set up the character recognizer to suit your needs. To set character recognizer options 1. Tap Start, Settings, and then Input Panel. 2. Select Jot Character Recognizer as the input method, and then tap Options.

  • Page 121

    Letters Letter Stroke Options Letter Area Punctuation Marks Mark Stroke Options period comma apostrophe question exclamation ampersand Part 4 Reference Letter Stroke Options Mark Stroke Options double quote space backspace...

  • Page 122

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Letter Area Editing Marks Mark Stroke Options forward delete copy Numbers Number Number Area Punctuation Marks Mark Stroke Options period comma dash tilde paste undo carriage return Stroke Options Number Mark backspace Mark Stroke Options Stroke Options...

  • Page 123

    Number Area Editing Marks Mark Stroke Options copy paste Accented Letters Write the letter in the letter area and the accent in the number area. Accent Mark Stroke Options à á â Part 4 Reference Mark Stroke Options undo Accent Mark Stroke Options ã...

  • Page 124

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Symbol Panel Symbols Stroke Options Symbol ¯ – ˜ < > Æ æ Ç ç ª º Stroke Options Symbol " £ ¶ ¤ º « » ¨ Stroke Options Symbol & ® © ˆ §...

  • Page 125: Simplified Uppercase Character Set

    Symbol Stroke Options ç ¿ ¡ Đ Ø ø ß ¥ Simplified Uppercase Character Set You can select this character set in the Options dialog described under “Options” on page 112. Since you write uppercase letters only, there are fewer stroke options with this set.

  • Page 126

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Letters Stroke Options Letter Letter Area Editing Marks Mark Stroke Options space back delete (backspace) forward delete Stroke Options Letter Mark copy paste undo carriage return Stroke Options Letter Ç æ ß Stroke Options...

  • Page 127

    Numbers Number Stroke Options Number Area Punctuation Marks Mark Stroke Options Number Area Editing Marks Mark Stroke Options undo copy Part 4 Reference Number Stroke Options Mark Stroke Options Mark Stroke Options paste carriage return dash -...

  • Page 128

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Accented Letters Write the letter in the letter area and the accent in the number area. Accent Mark Stroke Options à á â Symbol Panel Punctuation Marks Use the punctuation area (punct) of the symbol panel to enter punctuation marks.

  • Page 129

    Symbol Panel Symbols Use the symbol area (symb) of the symbol panel to enter symbols. Symbol Stroke Options & " Symbol Stroke Options ® © § ¶ Æ æ Ç ç ª º ¸ ¿ ¡ • Part 4 Reference Symbol Stroke Options Đ...

  • Page 130

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Symbol Stroke Options ™ Œ œ ‰ † ‡ … Symbol Stroke Options ¯ – ‹ › ƒ Symbol Stroke Options ˜ ‘ ’ “ ” ’ ”...

  • Page 131: Appendix B Tips And Troubleshooting

    Here are a few tips to make a charge last even longer. Use the AC adapter whenever possible. Powering your Palm-size PC with the AC adapter helps to conserve battery power. Use of the AC adapter is especially recommended whenever you are performing any of the following high-power drain operations.

  • Page 132: Protecting Important Data

    Make sure you use a password you can remember easily or make a written note of it somewhere. If you forget your password, you will not be able to use your Palm-size PC. You will have to perform a full reset, which deletes all data in Palm-size PC memory, and start all over again.

  • Page 133: Other Tips

    For more information, see Chapter 7 of this User’s Guide. Note that software named “Card Backup Tool” also comes bundled with your Palm- size PC. With this software you can quickly and easily back up Palm-size PC onto a CompactFlash card.

  • Page 134: Troubleshooting

    • Make sure the modem is connected to an analog telephone line. It will not work if it is connected to a digital line. • Make sure the number you are dialing is correct. See “To make Palm-size PC dial-up connection settings” on page 61 for more information.

  • Page 135: Display

    Perform the following steps. If one step does not correct the problem, move on to the next one. 1. If your Palm-size PC does not respond when you press the Power button, try holding down the button for a full second.

  • Page 136: Other

    Other Forgotten password • Once you register a password, there is no way to access your Palm-size PC without it. If you forget the password, you will have to perform a full reset, which deletes all data in Palm-size PC memory.

  • Page 137: Appendix C Icon Lists

    Appendix C Icon Lists The lists in this appendix explain the meanings of the icons that appear in the status area of your Palm-size PC screen Taskbar. Battery Icons Icon Meaning Backup battery is low. Main battery is low. AC adapter is connected.

  • Page 138: Synchronization Icons

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Synchronization Icons The icons listed below appear in the status area of your desktop computer’s Taskbar while your Palm-size PC is connected to your desktop computer. Icon Meaning Palm-size PC or other Windows CE device is connected.

  • Page 139: Index

    Index .doc .pwi .wav AC adapter account Action control Active Desktop 8, 29, ActiveSync Options 78, Status Agenda 42, Back up Backup 89, 103 backup file batteries Battery power low battery warning Calculator Calendar 6, call waiting Card Backup Tool 103, carrier Channels 6, Synchronizing...

  • Page 140

    Palm-size PC User’s Guide Installing Internet Explorer 4.0 72, Internet Service Provider 50, list view mail service Menu 6, menu bar microphone Microsoft Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Pocket Outlook Microsoft Schedule+ Mobile Devices Mobile Devices Window Mobile Voice modem card...

  • Page 141

    CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan MO9907-000003B PN411183-001...

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Cassiopeia e105, E-100

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