Tag Archives: word completion

Onscreen keyboards and word prediction with screen readers: incompatibilities

Someone asked me about onscreen keyboards and keystroke or word echo software. There’s something about onscreen keyboards that screen readers don’t seem to like, at least if the onscreen keyboard includes word prediction or word completion. The common feature of … Continue reading

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Acer A100 review, part 1: accessibility and input

A friend of mine sent me an Acer Iconia A100 tablet (16 GB) and stand for Christmas hoping I could use it; he’s a big Android fan. (Also, he felt bad that the Lilliput touchscreen didn’t last very long.) I’ve … Continue reading

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Multilingual word prediction: Virtual Keyboard Review

Post edited slightly to reflect program updates. After Google Scribe went, so did a source of free multilingual word prediction. So I went looking for another one. I forget how I found it, but I did find one: Virtual Keyboard.

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Quick review: Project Possibility onscreen keyboard

Because I can’t sleep, I am playing with the onscreen keyboard from Project Possibility.

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Reduce dwell click lag in Google Scribe

I mentioned in my review of Google Scribe that the ten second window for choosing a suggestion can be problematic in list view because of a possible lag in going between the arrow keys and Space or between a dwell … Continue reading

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Google Scribe: great word prediction with word processing

UPDATE: Scribe is no longer a standalone page, nor does the bookmarklet appear to be available anymore since becoming a Blogger tool. I am leaving the review up as information.

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Turbo Type with onscreen keyboards

I’d been under the impression you couldn’t use Turbo Type with onscreen keyboards at all. I was mistaken; Turbo Type works, for the most part, with the Hot Virtual Keyboard. (I should really edit my review of HVK now that … Continue reading

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