Chapter General Operations This chapter describes general operations you can perform in various modes. Scroll Bars..................138 Action Control Scrolling ............... 139 Menu Bar ..................139 To display the menu bar ................139 To execute a menu bar command ............. 139 Data Input and Editing ..............
Scroll Bars 1 Page scroll buttons 2 Line scroll buttons 3 Scroll bar 4 Scroll handle Item Description • Tap to scroll up and down, a page at a time. (Tapping these buttons while the Weekly Scheduler screen is on the display, for example, scrolls a week at a time.) •...
Chapter 11 General Operations Action Control Scrolling When you are using the Action control to recall items in a list screen, the screen scrolls automatically after you move the highlighting to the top or bottom of the display. In the case of the data screen, the Action control scrolls between data items whenever it is rotated.
Data Input and Editing Use the procedures in this section to input and edit data. These procedures apply for all input and editing screens. Moving Between Entries (Fields) When inputting and editing data, you can move between entries (fields) either by tapping on the entry you want with the stylus, or by tapping the on-screen NEXT button to advance to the next sequential entry.
Chapter 11 General Operations Text Keyboard Description Deletes the character at the current cursor location. Shifts letter keys between upper-case and lower-case for the input of one character only. Shifts to the Code Keyboard. Shift-locks letter keys between upper-case and lower-case. Shifts to the Symbol Keyboard.
Code Keyboard Date Keyboard • Specify a date by tapping it in the calendar, or by tapping the number keys. Description Scrolls the month shown on the input screen. Jumps to the month that contains today’s date as kept by the main clock.
Chapter 11 General Operations Calculator Keyboard • See “Using the Calculator Screen” on page 105 for details on mathematical operations. Time Setting Screens There are two basic time setting screens that you can switch between while inputting time data: a dial type screen and a time bar type screen. The dial type screen is best for setting a single time, while the bar type screen lets you specify a time period (start time and end time) quickly and easily.
1 Minute input dial 2 Time bar screen button 3 Keypad • The hour input dial appears when the cursor is located within hour digits, while the minute input dial appears when the cursor is within minutes digits. • Specify a time by tapping the hour or minutes in the input dial. You can also input individual digits on the keypad.
Chapter 11 General Operations Bar Type Time Setting Screen 1 Scroll buttons 2 Selected time period 3 Dial type screen button 4 Number buttons • Specify a time period by dragging the stylus across the time period you want. You can change the time period in 30-minute units using this method.
Selecting a Range of Text by Dragging You can select a range of text on the screen with a technique called dragging. To select a range of text by dragging 1. Display the range of text you want to select. 2.
Chapter 11 General Operations To paste data at a location 1. After cutting or copying data, tap the location on an input or editing screen where you want to paste the data. 2. Tap the Menu Bar icon to display the menu bar, and then tap Edit – Paste.
Using the Quick Find Feature The Quick Find feature automatically remembers a list of words you have recently input, and displays a list of candidates when it senses you are inputting one of the words again. You can tap a word in the list of candidates to input it, without having to type all the characters.
Chapter 11 General Operations 2. Tap on one of the words in the Quick Find list to complete your input, or continue typing in text on the keyboard. • Taping a word inserts the remaining letters of the word you tap in the Quick Find list.
To create a copy of a data item 1. Select the data item you want to copy. • You can select an item by displaying its data screen, or by tapping the item on a list screen, calendar, etc. 2. Tap the Menu Bar icon to display the menu bar, and then tap Edit – Item copy to display a new data input screen that contains the data of the item you selected in step 1.
Chapter 11 General Operations Delete Operations Table Delete Operation Description Single data item Deletes the data item that is selected when Edit – Delete is tapped. Schedule data items Deletes all Schedule data. Done data items Deletes all done To Do data items. To Do data items Deletes all To Do data.
Searching for Data You can use either initial character search or all search to look for specific data in the Scheduler (Schedule, To Do, Reminder), Contacts, and Memo Modes. Note that both search operations check the data only in specific entries (fields) of each data item.
Chapter 11 General Operations All Search With all search, the PV Unit looks for any occurrences of the text you specify, regardless of its location in the searched field. To perform a search 1. Enter the mode whose data you want to search. 2.
Search Results A search operation produces a list screen of all items that match the search characters you specify. • To view the data screen of an item, tap the item to highlight it and then tap it again. • When you are through using the data screen, tap Esc to close it.