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Casio XD-B Series Quick Manual

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Use the time setting
RJA523360-001V01
MO1011-A
screen to confi gure
time settings.
Use the
CASIO Electronic Dictionary
the setting you want to
Quick Guide (XD-B Series)
change, and then use the
on-screen number keys to change the setting.
The contents of this Quick Guide apply to the
Touch 12/24 to toggle between 12-hour and
24-hour format timekeeping.
CASIO XD-B Series Electronic Dictionaries. Most
When you are using 12-hour format
illustrations and screen shots show the XD-B8500.
timekeeping, you need to touch AM (a.m.) or
Hangul, Russian, Simplifi ed Chinese, and accented
PM (p.m.) before setting the time.
characters cannot be input on a model that does not
8
include a dictionary that requires such characters.
Press
Installing optional content automatically enables
Alternatively, you
input of characters that match the installed content.
also could touch
The screen shots and product illustrations shown in
time setting screen.
this manual may be different from those of the actual
This will display
product. Also note that some keys and icons are not
the
shown in examples of this manual for the sake of
screen.
simplicity.
To display the menu screen without changing
time settings, touch
Example:
,
To avoid misplacing the stylus, always be sure
to return it to its storage slot in the side of the
Loading Batteries for the First Time
electronic dictionary whenever you are not
using it.
Load the two AA-size batteries that come with the
electronic dictionary before trying to use it.
Turning Power On and Off
1
Remove the battery cover.
Power turns on and off
Pressing at the two points
automatically whenever
shown in the illustration,
you open or close the
slide the cover in the
electronic dictionary's
direction indicated by the
panels.
arrows.
You also can use the following
2
key operation to turn power on
Load two batteries.
or off.
Push against the spring
with the (–) end of a
1
Press the
battery.
Power also turns on when you press a
With the battery on top of
dictionary/mode key.
the ribbon, press the (+)
2
end down.
Press
Make sure the (+) and (–)
ends are facing correctly
General Guide
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.
RESET button
RESET button Stylus
Stylus
Do not use a toothpick,
lead pencil, or other
breakable object.
5
Unfold the electronic dictionary.
Main panel
Keyboard
Arrow keys
Sub panel
This causes the
(battery setting) screen
to appear.
If the message
Quick Palette
... (Display (main panel or sub panel)
icons
protective fi lm may be...) appears on the
display, remove the protective fi lm (option) from
the main panel and/or sub panel.
6
After confi rming that
(Alkaline
batteries) is selected for
the battery setting
(Battery Settings),
press
.
If you have commercially available eneloop
®
batteries or rechargeable EVOLTA batteries
loaded, use
and
to select the battery
type and then press
.
If you have commercially available EVOLTA
alkaline batteries loaded, select
(Alkaline batteries).
Dictionary/mode keys
Toggle between the initial screens of the two
dictionaries/modes assigned to each key.
,
,
, and
Key
or the stylus to select
Toggles power on and off.
(Shift) Key
Number keys
Number keys
Shifts the keyboard. To use
release it and then press the next key.
(History) (Additional Search) Key
Accesses history data.
Press after
).
(Text Size) Key
.
Cycles through available screen text sizes.
(Jump) (Guide) Key
Enables look up of a term on the currently
(Save) on the
displayed defi nition or explanation screen.
Press after
(menu)
(Layout) Key
Changes the screen layout.
(Scroll) Keys
(Cancel).
Scroll screen contents up and down.
Press after
terms.
(Audio) (Read) Key
Press when you want to hear something
pronounced by a native speaker.
Press after
Dictionary/
Dictionary/
synthesized voice.
mode keys
mode keys
(Back/List) Key
Back-steps through previous operations.
Press while a dictionary's initial screen is
displayed to return to the
Press while a defi nition screen is on the display
to switch to the list of terms, which includes the
term whose defi nition you were viewing.
key to turn on power.
(Translate/Select) Key
Executes a function or selects an on-screen item.
Arrow Keys
Move the selection highlighting or cursor up,
again to turn off power.
down, left, or right.
Used during volume adjustment to raise and
lower the volume level.
(Setup/Delete) Key
Sub Panel
Deletes the character at the current cursor
Use this panel to hand-write
location.
characters for input. Also,
Press after
touching buttons that appear
the setup of the electronic dictionary.
here performs certain
Letter Keys
operations.
Enter letters and numbers.
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)
Displays compound terms that use the kanji you
are currently viewing in the
kanji) dictionary.
(Zoom)
Enlarges the characters of a defi nition or
explanation screen.
(Phrases and Compound
Expressions)
Displays phrases and compound expressions that
use the term you are currently viewing.
Creates a fl ash card.
(Examples and Explanations)
Displays examples and explanations in dictionaries
that include such information.
Quick Palette
Main Panel
buttons
(Menu)
Displays the menu screen.
(Jump)
Performs the same functions as the
(Jump/Guide) key.
(Audio)
Performs the same functions as the
(Audio/Read) key.
Performs the same functions as the
You can use the stylus for
(Back/List) key.
instant access to a variety of
(Translate/Select)
different operations. (Quick
Performs the same functions as the
Palette icons that appear
(Translate/Select) key.
along the left side of the
(Scroll)
screen depend on what is
Perform the same functions as the
currently displayed.)
Display Indicators
The following explains the meanings of display
indicators.
This indicator:
Means this:
A defi nition or explanation
continues off the top, bottom, left,
, press and
or right of the screen. Use the arrow
keys to scroll the screen.
There is an explanation for the word
(Explanation)
where the indicator is located.
to perform additional search (
The
dictionary contains a compound
(Compound Term)
term that includes the kanji content
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)
content is installed.
There is an example that uses the
(Example)
term you are looking up.
Native speaker pronunciation is
to jump back or forward between
available for the contents to the
right or below this indicator.
Native speaker pronunciation is
(True Voice)
available.
Synthetic voice reading is available.
to hear a reading by a
(Reading)
Pronunciations are available for the
(Pronunciation
English term on the screen.
Search)
The language whose pronunciation
screen.
is applied for pronunciations and
(English)
readings
There is a term that contains the
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)
to display a screen for changing
Indicates the display method when
using
(Display All)
(Word Order)
(Previous Headword/
(Continuous)
Precautions when Using the Stylus
or
.
Strong pressure is not required when performing
main panel and sub panel touch operations.
Avoid applying excess pressure during touch
(Japanese
operations and input. Strong pressure can cause
cracking or breaking of the panels.
When performing a main panel touch operation,
be sure to support the back of the panel with your
hand.
Main panel
(Create Flash Card)
Sub Panel
Keyboard Input
Japanese
Use alphabetic characters to input Japanese.
To input this:
Type this:
(Back/List)
keys.
Alphabetic Characters
Use English input for unaccented alphabetic
characters.
To input this:
Type this:
internet
?
~
Accented Characters
All alphabetic characters are input in lower-case,
regardless of their normal capitalization.
(Japanese kanji)
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".
Input hyphenated terms as single words, without a
hyphen. To look up "peut-être", for example, input
"peutetre".
will appear if optional
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
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)
To input this:
Perform this operation:
ü
Type (Keyboard):
Touch (Sub Panel):
Type (Keyboard):
(Example Search) or
1.)
(Phrase Search).
Touch (Sub Panel):
Type (Keyboard):
2.)
Touch (Sub Panel):
Type (Keyboard):
3.)
Touch (Sub Panel):
Type (Keyboard):
4.)
Touch (Sub Panel):
Type (Keyboard):
0.)
ming2tian1
(
)
Russian
To input this:
Type this:
To input a character marked in the upper right
corner of a key, press (and immediately release)
or
and then press the key.
All of the above characters are input in lower-case.
Handwriting Input
or
Use the stylus to write characters on the sub panel
and then touch
.
With some search methods, like
, 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 sub panel changes to three
characters per screen or fi ve characters per screen
in accordance with the input mode.
Three Characters Per screen
Supported
Three-character Sub Panel
Three-character Sub Panel
Indicator
Input
Scroll buttons
Scroll buttons
Characters
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji
Simplifi ed
Character cells
Character cells
Chinese
Hangul
Five Characters Per screen
Supported
Five-character Sub Panel
Five-character Sub Panel
Indicator
Input
Scroll buttons
Scroll buttons
Characters
Alphabetic
Accented
alphabetic
Russian
Character cells
Character cells
Numbers
Correcting Character Input
Example: After mistakenly inputting
instead of
Sub panel
Main panel
Input fi eld
Character cells
Scroll buttons
(When there are too many characters
to fi t in the display area between
the buttons, touch these buttons to
scroll the screen contents.)
1
On the sub panel
or in the input
(Displayed as
fi eld on the main
panel, touch a
character (
).
This displays up to 10 possible candidates for
(Displayed as
the character.
2
If you fi nd the
correct character
(Displayed as
among the
candidates, touch
it.
(Displayed as
3
If you do not fi nd the correct character,
touch
, rewrite the character on the
sub panel and then touch
.
(Displayed as
Touching
while the character cells
of the sub panel are blank (nothing input) 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
(Menu) button to
display the menu
screen.
2
Touch a category
and then a
dictionary name
.
The category and
mode you touch will
be highlighted on
the screen.
3
Touch the highlighted dictionary name again.
This displays the initial screen of the dictionary.
You also could touch the
/
(Translate/
Select) Quick Palette button instead of the
dictionary name.
/
(Continued on other side.)

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   Summary of Contents for Casio XD-B Series

  • Page 1

    (History) (Additional Search) Key 24-hour format timekeeping. in accordance with the input mode. CASIO XD-B Series Electronic Dictionaries. Most Accented Characters There is an explanation for the word • When you are using 12-hour format Accesses history data.

  • Page 2

    To select a headword or screen item (Pattern 3): Searching Other Searches To adjust the volume Synthesized Voice Readings On the search screen that appears, enter a step-by-step through a series of titles A synthesized voice can be used to check the term.

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