Dell Foldable Keyboard for Pocket PC User manual

User Manual
Foldable Keyboard for Pocket PC
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Regulatory Compliance
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device
must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
FCC statement
Tested to Comply
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits of a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•
Move the computer away from the receiver.
•
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
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Contents
Introduction
Specifications........................................................3
Features………………………………………………3
Opening and Folding the Keyboard
Opening the Keyboard ..........................................4
Folding the Keyboard ............................................5
Charging Function ...............................................6
Installing the Keyboard Driver and Connecting the
Keyboard
Installing the Keyboard Driver ..............................6
Enabling the Keyboard .........................................8
Connecting the Keyboard to Your Device ............10
Customizing Your Keyboard
Configuring the Keyboard .....................................10
Keyboard Shortcuts ..............................................11
Assigning Hotkeys ................................................14
Frequently Asked Questions ...........................15
Technical Support .................................................16
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Introduction
The foldable keyboard is a convenient and portable input accessory
for your Pocket PC device.
Specifications
Physical
Extended
250 x 177 x 73 mm
(9.8 x 7 x 2.9 inches)
Closed
148 x 96 x 16.6 mm
(5.8 x 3.8 x 0.7 inches)
Weight
200 g (0.4 lb)
Environmental
Temperature endurance
60°C (140°F)
Power Consumption
Operating
Storage
1 mA
3μA
Features
•
•
•
Easy connection to your Pocket PC device
Keyboard shortcuts
Convenient portability
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Opening and Folding the Keyboard
Opening the Keyboard
1.
Press the button on the side of the keyboard. See Figure
(1).
2.
Raise the lid and stand until they are fully extended. See
Figure (2).
3.
Lift the keyboard connector stand to a fully upright
position. See Figure (3).
4.
Pull out the left and right sections of the keyboard until
the middle section pops up. See Figure (4).
5.
Push in the left and right sections of the keyboard until
the keyboard snaps together. See Figures (5) and (6).
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Folding the Keyboard
1.
Gently pull the left and right section of the keyboard apart.
See Figure (1).
2.
Push the left and right sections toward the center of the
keyboard. The middle section automatically shifts down
to make room for the left and right sections. DO NOT
push down on the middle section. See Figure (2).
3.
Flip down the keyboard connector stand until it is flat with
the keyboard. See Figure (3).
4.
Collapse the stand. See Figure (4).
5.
Press together the lid and the upper frame. See Figure
(5).
6.
Press down on the cover until you feel it click into the
closed position. See Figure (6).
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Charging Function
You can charge your device when it is connected to the keyboard.
Installing and Enabling the Keyboard Driver
Installing the Keyboard Driver
Before you install the keyboard driver, disable any other keyboard
programs that you have installed on your device to prevent conflicts.
Also, ensure that you have at least 100 KB of free memory to install
the driver.
To install the driver:
1.
Using the cradle or sync cable, connect the device to a
computer.
2.
Use Microsoft ActiveSync to establish a connection
between the computer and the device.
3.
Insert the driver CD or floppy disk into the appropriate
drive.
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4.
Follow the instructions on the screen to install the driver.
If the CD does not autorun or if you are installing the
driver from a floppy disk:
5.
a.
Open My Computer and double-click the CD drive or
floppy drive icon.
b.
Open the folder for the language that you want to
install.
c.
Double-click the setup.exe file.
d.
Follow the instructions on the screen to install the
driver.
After the installation is complete, tap Yes to soft reset
the device. If you tap No, the change will not take effect
until the next soft reset.
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Enabling the Keyboard
1.
Turn on your device.
2.
The Foldable keyboard will be detected and auto-enabled
when connected with your device.
3.
You could also enable the keyboard manually.
a. Tap the Start button and tap Programs.
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b. Tap the Foldable Keyboard icon.
c. Tap to select Enable Keyboard.
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Connecting the Keyboard to Your Device
Align the connector on the bottom of the device with the connector
on the keyboard. Slide the device down onto the connector as far
as it will go.
To disconnect the keyboard, pull the device straight up and off the
connector.
Customizing Your Keyboard
Configuring the Keyboard
1.
On your device, tap the Start button, tap Programs, and
then tap the Foldable Keyboard icon.
2.
Tap the Setting tab.
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•
Tap the Enable Sound check box to hear a click every
time you press a key.
•
Use the Delay until repeat slider to lengthen or shorten
the time the keyboard waits before repeating a pressed
key.
•
Use the Key repeat rate slider to speed up or slow down
the rate at which the keyboard repeatedly displays a
pressed key.
•
Tap in the Test here field and type characters to test the
keyboard.
•
Tap
Help
icon to call Help message.
Keyboard Shortcuts
U.S., U.K., Spanish, and Italian Keyboards
Keystroke Combination
Function
Shift (
) + letter key
Capital letter
Shift (
) + number key
Upper-left character on key
Pocket PC device Start Menu
Today
Fn +
Home
Fn + Q
Inbox
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Fn + W
Pocket Word
Fn + E
Pocket Excel
Fn + R
Calendar
Fn + T
Tasks
Fn + Y
Notes
Fn + A
Contacts
Fn +
Pocket Internet Explorer
Fn + CapsLock
NumLock mode
Fn + Tab
Escape
Fn + Backspace
Off
Fn + number key
Hotkey function
Fn + Enter
OK
Fn + up arrow
Page up
Fn + down arrow
Page down
Fn + left arrow
Home
Fn + right arrow
End
Ctrl + C
Copy
Ctrl + V
Paste
Ctrl + X
Cut
Ctrl + A
Select all
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Ctrl + Z
Shift (
Undo
) + right arrow
Selects area to the right of the
cursor
Shift (
) + left arrow
Selects area to the left of the
cursor
Shift (
) + up arrow
Selects area above the cursor
Shift (
) + down arrow
Selects area below the cursor
French Keyboard
Most keyboard shortcuts on the French keyboard are the same as
shortcuts on the U.S. keyboard. Exceptions include:
Keystroke Combination
Function
Fn + A
Inbox
Fn + Z
Pocket Word
Fn + Q
Contacts
German Keyboard
Most keyboard shortcuts on the German keyboard are the same as
shortcuts on the U.S. keyboard. Exceptions include:
Keystroke Combination
Fn + Z
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Notes
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Assigning Hotkeys
You can launch programs using hotkey combinations, <Fn><0>
through <Fn><9>. To configure hotkey:
1.
On your device, tap the Start button, tap Programs, and
tap the Foldable Keyboard icon.
2.
Tap the Hotkeys tab.
3.
In the top pane, tap the hotkey combination that you want
to configure.
4.
In the bottom pane, tap the program that you want to
assign to the hotkey combination.
5.
Tap the OK button at the top of the screen to save your
changes and close the window.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I uninstall the driver?
1.
Tap the Start button→ Settings→ System tab→
Remove Programs.
2.
Select Foldable Keyboard from the list of programs.
3.
Press the Reset button on your device for several
seconds.
I pressed a key on the keyboard, but the letter did not register.
Ensure that the keyboard is securely connected to the device. If the
connection is secure, uninstall the keyboard driver and then
reinstall it.
How can I make the display light stay on when I am typing?
1.
Tap the Start button→ Settings→ System tab→
Brightness.
2.
Tap the Battery Power tab.
3.
Remove the check from Dim if device is idle for more
than.
4.
Tap OK.
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Customer Support:
See "Contacting Dell" in your Dell™ Axim™ User’s Guide to find the
appropriate contact information for obtaining customer assistance.
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