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Holding Your Tablet
You can change the screen orientation in different ways. Press the screen rotate tablet button
to rotate the screen 90-degrees clockwise. Right-click the QuickSet icon in the Notification
area. Click Tablet Settings and then Display. Then choose the orientation you want from the
Screen Orientation pull-down menu.
Hold the Tablet-PC on your
left forearm with your left
hand on the grip, and the
scroll control and back
button within reach of your
fingers. You can hold the
pen in your right hand or
use a right-hand finger to
operate the tablet buttons
and display.
Changing Screen Orientation
Right-Handed Use
In Windows Vista, click Start➞Control Panel➞Mobile PC➞Tablet PC Settings➞Display.
In Windows XP, click Start➞Control Panel➞Printers and Other Hardware➞Tablet and
Pen Settings, and then click the Display tab.
Left-Handed Use
Hold the Tablet-PC on your
right forearm with your right
hand on the grip. You can
hold the pen in your left
hand, manipulate the scroll
control and back buttons
with your left hand, or use a
left-hand finger to operate
the tablet buttons and
display.
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Rotating the Display
NOTICE: Forcing the hinge beyond the 180-degree point will
damage your Tablet-PC.
NOTICE: Ensure that the display does not scrape the
keycaps as you rotate the display, or you may cause
damage to your keyboard.
A Converting to Tablet Mode
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1. Lift the display of the Tablet-PC until it reaches a 90-degree
angle, perpendicular to the base.
2. Brace the base with one hand on the palm rest, grasp the top of
the display with the other hand, and, following the directional
arrow inscribed on the hinge cover, turn the rotating hinge
clockwise 180 degrees until you feel the display engage
securely.
3. Lower the display, covering the keyboard.
B Converting to Notebook Mode
1. Lift the display until it reaches a 90-degree angle, perpendicular
to the base.
2. Brace the base with one hand on the palm rest, grasp the top of
the display with the other hand, and, following the directional
arrow inscribed on the grip, turn the rotating hinge counterclockwise 180 degrees until you feel the display assembly
engage securely in the notebook mode configuration.
3. Lower the display, covering the keyboard.
B
Using the Tablet Buttons
1 Power button — Press the power button to turn on the
Tablet-PC or exit a power management mode.The power button is
surrounded by a backlit ring which is illuminated blue when you
turn on the Tablet-PC, and blinks when the Tablet-PC is in a
power management mode.
2 Windows security button — If you are using your TabletPC in tablet mode, you can press the Windows security button to
access the Microsoft® Windows® Task Manager dialog box or a
login screen, the same way you use the <Ctrl><Alt><Del> key
sequence in notebook mode.
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3 Screen rotate button — Use the screen rotate button to
change the display orientation from portrait to landscape mode;
each time you press and release the screen rotate button, the
screen image rotates clockwise 90 degrees. To switch off the
screen, press and hold the screen rotate button; press and hold the
button a second time, or use the pen to wake the Tablet-PC.
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4 QuickSet tablet settings button — Press this button to
view and configure options for the Tablet-PC and the pen through
Dell QuickSet. You can configure this button to perform a different
action using Windows Vista™ Tablet PC Settings
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5 Email application shortcut button — Launches your email
application. You can configure this button using Windows Vista
Tablet-PC Settings to run an application of your choice.
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1 Back button — Use the back button to move
backward in applications that support navigation,
such as web browsers and Windows Explorer, and
to close the active window. To move backward,
press and release the back button. To close the
active window, press and hold the back button.
2 Scroll button — To scroll through a list of
items or a set of pages one at a time, shift the scroll
control up or down and release. To rapidly scroll
through a list of items or a set of pages, shift the
control up or down and hold. To select objects, press
and release the scroll control. To launch contextsensitive menus, press and hold the scroll control
until a complete circle is drawn on the display.
Using the Pen and Touch Input Modes
To access the digitizer utility and set the input mode, right-click the
icon in the Windows
Notification area, select Properties, and then the Digitizer Options tab. Click the radio
button for the input mode you want to set, and click Apply.
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Available Input Modes
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Pen only — Touch mode is disabled.
Touch only — Pen input is disabled.
Auto mode — If the pen is close to the display, pen mode is active. If the pen is not within
range, double-tap the display with your finger to enter touch mode. Touch mode remains active
until the pen is in range again.
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1 Erase pen button
Dual mode — Windows Vista switches automatically between the pen and touch modes.
2 Right-click pen button
Calibrating the Pen
3 Replaceable pen tip
1. Press the QuickSet tablet settings button, click Control Tablet PC Settings Pen, and then
click Input Settings.
2. At the bottom of the General tab, tap the Calibrate button.
3. Follow the instructions on the screen. The calibration markers are displayed on the screen as
plus signs (+). Tap the pen in the exact center of each of the calibration markers.
1 Pen — Use the tip of the pen
to write. To erase, hold down the
erase button and touch the area
you want to erase with the tip of
the pen. To right-click, hold down
the right-click button and tap the
display.
Setting Pen Preferences
1. Press the QuickSet tablet settings button.
2. Click Control Tablet PC Settings Pen, and then Input Settings.
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2 WWAN antenna — The
WWAN antenna is only provided
with WWAN-enabled systems. The
WWAN antenna must be extended
for WWAN reception. Press the
WWAN antenna to release it and
extend it until it clicks but no
further (do not pull out completely).
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