Re: [NTLK] Keyboard

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Tue Mar 26 2002 - 10:28:31 EST

On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Sushi wrote:

> Doing the following steps:
> - Turn Newt on
> - Start Notes
> - Select NEW note
> - Turn Newt off
> - Connect keyboard
> Newt automatically starts

This happens whenever you plug in the dongle. Was the keyboard plugged
into the dongle *before* you plugged the dongle into the Newt?

What if you leave it plugged in, then turn the NEwt off and on again?

> So it appears, that if you have a note that has an insertion point
> (carat), and the note application was running when you turned off the
> Newt, when you connect the keyboard the Newt will turn on, and you can
> immediately begin typing characters.

It should make no difference whatsoever what apps are running.

> What about works?
> It appears that with Works, there is always an insertion point (carat).
> Also with Works, if the Newt is on, and you connect the keyboard, then
> start Works, you can immediately begin typing since a carat will be
> present -- even on an blank note.

Because Works doesn't support HWR out of the box.

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