Inputting Symbols, Dingbats, Special Numbers, Greek Characters, And Russian Characters; To Use The Symbol Menu; Inputting Illustrations; To Input Illustrations - Casio KL-8100 User Manual

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Inputting Symbols, Dingbats, Special
Numbers, Greek Characters, and
Russian Characters
The SYMBOL menu provides you with a choice of symbols,
dingbats, and special number formats, in addition to Greek
and Russian letters.

To use the SYMBOL menu

1. With the cursor at the location where you want to input a
symbol, dingbat, number, or character, press the
SYMBOL key to display the SYMBOL menu.
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2. Use u and i to move the highlighting to the item you
want to select and then press SET.
• Pressing SET causes a menu of symbols, dingbats,
number formats, or characters to appear.
• To clear the SYMBOL menu without selecting anything,
press ESC.
3. Use u, i, t and y to move the highlighting to the
character you want to select, and then press SET.
• Pressing SET returns to the input screen, with the sym-
bol, dingbat, or character you selected input at the loca-
tion where the cursor was located when you displayed
the SYMBOL menu.
See page E-25 for a complete list of symbols, dingbats, and
characters that are available from each menu.

Inputting Illustrations

Your label printer gives you a choice of 50 illustrations that
you can use in your labels.

To input illustrations

1. With the cursor at the location where you want to input
an illustration, press the ILLUST key to display the
ILLUST menu.
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2. Use u, i, t and y to move the highlighting to the
illustration you want to select, and then press SET.
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• Pressing SET returns to the input screen with the illustra-
tion you selected input at the location where the cursor
was located when you displayed the ILLUST menu.
See page E-25 for a complete list of illustrations that are
available.

User Characters

You can create up to four user characters and store them in
memory. You can create a character from scratch, or you
can use an existing character or symbol as a basis for cre-
ating a new character.

User character drawing techniques

The following describes the basic techniques for drawing
on the user character screen.
• • • • • To move the cursor
Use u, i, t and y to move the cursor around the screen.
FUNC t and FUNC y makes the cursor jump to the far left
or far right of the screen (when "CON" is not highlighted).
FUNC u and FUNC i makes the cursor jump to the top
or bottom of the screen (when "CON" is not highlighted).
• • • • • To draw a dot
Press 1 to draw a black dot at the cursor position or 2 to
draw a white dot.
• • • • • To draw a series of black dots
Press 1 to highlight "BLK", and then press 3 to highlight
"CON". In this condition, a continuous series of black dots
will be drawn when you move the cursor.
• • • • • To draw a series of white dots
Press 2 to highlight "WHT", and then press 3 to highlight
"CON". In this condition, a continuous series of white dots
will be drawn when you move the cursor.
To create a user character using an existing
character
1. Input the character or symbol you want to use as a basis
for your new character and locate the cursor under the
character.
2. Press FUNC and then ILLUST (USER CHR).
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3. Use u and i to move the highlighting to "MAKE" and
then press SET.
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4. Use u and i to move the highlighting to "USE INPUT
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• The screen contains an image of the character you input
in step 1.
• If you selected "NEW", a screen appears for creating a
character from scratch.
5. Use the user character drawing techniques to change
the image on the screen.
6. After you are finished changing the character, press SET.
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7. Use t and y to select the user character area where
you want to store the character and then press SET.
• If the user character area you select already has a char-
acter in it, the old character will be replaced with the new
one.
8. Press SET to store the character.
• If there was no input character at the cursor location when
you pressed FUNC and then ILLUST (USER CHR) in step
2, the screen for creating a new character from scratch
appears when you press SET in step 3.
To create a user character from the user
character you created
1. Press FUNC and then ILLUST (USER CHR).
2. Use u and i to move the highlighting to "EDIT" and
then press SET.
3. Use t and y to select the user character you want to
edit, and then press SET.
4. Use the user character drawing techniques described to
edit the character you want, and then press SET.
5. Continue from step 7 under "To create a user character
using an existing character".

To recall a user character

1. With the cursor located in the input screen where you
want to input the user character, press FUNC and then
ILLUST (USER CHR).
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