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Casio XD-C730 Quick Manual

Casio xd-c730 electronic dictionary quick guide.
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1
Press the
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Power also turns on when you press a
dictionary/mode key.
CASIO Electronic Dictionary
2
Press
Quick Guide (XD-C730)
Selecting a Dictionary
The contents of this Quick Guide apply to the
To use the
CASIO XD-C730 Electronic Dictionary.
dictionary
The screen shots and product illustrations shown in
1
Press the
this manual may be different from those of the actual
(Menu) screen.
product. Also note that some keys and icons are
2
shown in simplifi ed form.
Use
use
Example:
,
Loading the Battery for the First Time
Load the AA-size battery that comes with the
electronic dictionary before trying to use it.
Dictionary
List
1
Remove the battery cover.
Pressing at the point (
)
3
Press
shown in the illustration, slide
the cover in the direction
indicated by the arrow.
To use the Dictionary/mode keys to select
a dictionary
Dictionary/mode keys have commonly used
2
Load the battery.
dictionaries assigned to them.
Push against the spring
Press a key to display the initial screen of the
with the (–) end of the
dictionary assigned to it.
battery.
With the battery on top of
General Guide
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
Use a ballpoint pen or
some similar pointed
object to press the
RESET button on the
back of your electronic
dictionary.
Do not use a toothpick,
RESET button
RESET button
lead pencil, or other
(Power) Key
object with a breakable tip.
Toggles power on and off.
5
Unfold the electronic dictionary.
Dictionary/mode keys
LCD
Each key displays the initial screen of the
dictionary or mode assigned to it.
Letter Keys
Enter letters and numbers.
Deletes the character at the current cursor
location.
Keyboard
Press after
the setup of the electronic dictionary.
This causes the
(Battery Settings)
Arrow Keys
screen to appear.
These keys move the selection highlighting or
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cursor up, down, left, or right.
Check to make sure that
(Alkaline
Cycles through available screen text sizes.
Battery) is selected on
the
(Battery
Executes a function or selects an on-screen item.
Settings) screen.
If you have a commercially available eneloop
®
battery or a rechargeable EVOLTA battery loaded,
Displays guide information.
use
and
to select the battery type.
If you have a commercially available EVOLTA
Back-steps through previous operations.
alkaline battery loaded, select
Press while a dictionary's initial screen is
(Alkaline Battery).
displayed to return to the
Press while a defi nition screen is on the display
7
Press
.
to switch to the list of terms, which includes the
This displays the
term whose defi nition you were viewing.
(Menu)
screen.
Displays compound terms that use the kanji you
are viewing with
or
Accesses history data.
Turning Power On and Off
Power turns on and off
Dictionary/
Dictionary/
Enables look up of a term on the currently
automatically whenever
mode keys
mode keys
displayed defi nition or explanation screen.
you open or close the
electronic dictionary's
Displays examples and/or explanations when you
panels.
are using a dictionary that contains them.
You also can use the following key
operation to turn power on or off.
(Scroll) Keys
key to turn on power.
These keys scroll screen contents up and down.
Press after
terms.
again to turn off power.
(Idioms/Compound Expressions) Key
Displays idioms and/or compound expressions
that use the term you are viewing.
(Shift) Key
(Menu) to a select a
Shifts the keyboard. To use
release it and then press the next key.
key to display the
Display Indicators
The following explains the meanings of display
to select a category and then
indicators.
to select a dictionary.
This indicator:
Category
(Explanation)
.
(Compound Term)
(Idiom)
(Compound
Expression)
(Example)
(Jump)
(History)
(Guide)
Keyboard Input
Japanese
Use alphabetic characters to input Japanese.
To input this:
(Setup/Delete) Key
to display a screen for changing
Alphabetic Characters
Use English input for unaccented alphabetic
characters.
(Text Size) Key
To input this:
internet
(Translate/Select) Key
Chinese (Pinyin)
(Guide) Key
(Back/List) Key
screen.
To input this: Perform this operation:
(Compound Term) Key
ü
Type (Keyboard):
Type (Keyboard):
(Japanese Kanji Dictionary)
(Chinese-Japanese Dictionary).
Type (Keyboard):
(History) Key
Type (Keyboard):
Type (Keyboard):
(Jump) Key
Type (Keyboard):
ming2tian1
(
)
(Examples/Explanations) Key
Finding Information in a Dictionary
There are four basic patterns for term searches.
to jump back or forward between
(Pattern 1): Entering the fi rst few
1
characters of the term you want to fi nd
(Pattern 2): Entering the term you want
2
to fi nd and then pressing
(Pattern 3): Searching step-by-step
3
, press and
through a series of titles
(Pattern 4): Specifying multiple
4
conditions
For details about the search patterns of each
dictionary, see the
chapter in the
Means this:
1
(Pattern 1): Entering the
A defi nition or explanation
fi rst few characters of the term you
continues off the top, bottom, left,
want to fi nd
or right of the screen. Use the arrow
keys to scroll the screen.
The displayed list of search results changes as you
enter characters of the term you want to fi nd.
There is an explanation for the word
where the indicator is located.
Example: To look up the meaning of fi ne (
There is a compound term that uses
)
the kanji you are looking up with
1
(Japanese Kanji Dictionary)
Use
and
to select
or
(Chinese-Japanese
(Headword Search).
Dictionary).
2
Enter the term you
There is an idiom that uses the term
want.
you are looking up with
As you enter each
(Chinese-Japanese Dictionary).
character, the list
There is a compound expression
of terms on the
that uses the term you are looking
screen is updated
up.
accordingly.
There is an example that uses the
3
term you are looking up with
Use
and
to move the highlighting to
(Chinese-Japanese Dictionary).
a term and then press
There is related information for
This displays the defi nition screen.
the term you are looking up in the
current dictionary.
2
(Pattern 2): Entering a
Jump function in use
term and then pressing
Enter the entire term you want to fi nd and then
History function in use
press
.
Example: Looking up kanji with the pronunciation
Guide function in use
yuu (
) in
(Japanese Kanji Dictionary)
1
Use
and
to
select
(Kanji
Reading Search).
If a selection item
has a letter at the
beginning, you can
Type this:
press the corresponding letter key to execute
the selection directly. In case of the above, for
or
example, you could simply press
2
Press
.
This displays a
or
Japanese input
screen.
3
Enter
.
4
Press
.
This displays
a list of kanji
characters with the
pronunciation you
Type this:
entered.
5
Use
,
,
and
to select
the kanji
character you
want and then
press
.
This displays a
detailed information screen.
3
(Pattern 3): Searching
(Displayed as 1.)
step-by-step through a series of titles
With some dictionaries, you need to perform
(Displayed as 2.)
successive select and execute (by pressing
(Displayed as 3.)
) operations until you arrive at the
(Displayed as 4.)
information you need.
Example: To look up an English conversation
(Displayed as 0.)
expression (
After displaying the
initial
screen, select
the following:
(Search by
Circumstance)
.
(Daily Life Expressions)
(Morning).
This will bring you to a screen that displays the English
expression for the Japanese
(Pattern 4): Specifying
4
(Dictionary List)
multiple conditions
(User's Guide).
With this type of search, you can input multiple
keywords, terms, or other conditions.
Example: Looking up the kanji
(Japanese Kanji Dictionary)
The radical
of
has six strokes. Also,
consists of 13 strokes in total. This is enough
information to look up the kanji character.
1
Use
and
to
select
/
(Radical Stroke/
Total Stroke Count
Search) and then
press
.
2
For
(Number of radical
strokes), input 6
and then press
.
Use the top row of
.
keyboard keys to enter numbers.
This displays a list of applicable radicals.
3
Use
,
,
and
to select
and then press
.
4
For
(Total
number of
strokes), input 13.
5
Press
.
This displays a list
of kanji characters
that satisfy the
.
conditions.
6
Use
,
,
and
to select
and then press
.
This displays an
explanation of the
kanji character.
Other Searches
Jump Search
You can use jump search to jump to another location
in the same dictionary or to another dictionary.
To jump within the same dictionary
1
When search results
show items with a
large arrow (
) or
small arrow (
)
jump symbol, press
.
The
indicator
appears and the
fi rst character or word on the screen becomes
highlighted, indicating it is the search target.
In the case of Japanese, the jump target is a
single character. For English, it is a word.
2
Use the arrow keys to move the highlighting
)
to an item to the right of a jump symbol
(
or
) and then press
To jump to another dictionary
1
While the results of a search are displayed,
press
.
2
Use the arrow
keys to select the
term you want to
(At home)
look up and then
press
.
This displays a
(Good Morning).
dictionary menu.
3
Use
and
to select a dictionary and
then press
.
This displays a list of candidates.
4
Use
and
to move the highlighting to
in
the item you want and then press
to jump.
Useful Functions
Powerful features and functions help make
dictionary look ups quicker and easier.
Viewing Idioms and Compound Expressions
The
(Idiom)
indicator on a screen
indicates that idiom
information is available,
while
(Compound
Expression) indicates
compound expression
information.
Press
to display a list of candidates.
Use
,
,
, and
to select the idiom or
compound expression you want and then press
.
This displays the meaning of the selected idiom or
compound expression.
Viewing Compound Terms
indicates there is
compound term
information available.
Press
to display a
list of candidates.
Use
,
,
, and
to select the compound
term you want and then press
.
This displays the meaning of the selected
compound term.
Viewing Examples or Explanations
or
indicates
there is example
information or an
explanation available.
Press
to highlight
the fi rst indicator on the
display.
Use the arrow keys to move the highlighting to the
indicator of the term whose information you want
to view and then press
.
This displays the corresponding example
information or explanation information.
Re-looking Up Something You Looked Up
Previously
Use the procedure below when you want to re-look
up something you looked up in the recent past.
1
Display the initial screen of the dictionary
that contains what you want to re-look up.
2
Press
.
This displays the
history screen of
the dictionary.
3
Use
,
,
,
and
to select
the term you want to re-look up and then
press
.
This displays a defi nition or explanation screen
for the term.
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