Typing text is one of the essential skills that any computer user needs time to learn. But if you do not own the ability to type “10 fingers”, readers can refer to the following tips to achieve the fastest and most accurate typing speed.
Use Unikey’s keyboard shortcuts
Unikey is one of the most popular Unicode Vietnamese typing programs in Vietnam for Vietnamese Unicode users. This free software allows typing Vietnamese Unicode in Word, Excel and many other programs on all Windows operating systems.
However, quite a few office computer users are aware of the useful shortcut feature of this free program.
If you are still using other Vietnamese typing software you should switch to using Unikey to experience this feature. Unikey is completely free, small in size. Download the program Unikey
First you need to enable keyboard shortcuts by opening the Unikey program, selecting the card Extend. Then bookmark Allows shortcut section Shortcut options. After selecting, press Closed let the program save your changes.
Next, you start to assign the acronym by right-clicking on the letter V and selecting Compose keyboard shortcuts.
In the dialog box Macro Definition, you enter keywords to assign in the box Replace, acronyms in the box Because. For example, here you want to short the phrase “taimienphi.vn” by typing “tt”, you need to enter the word “tt” into the box Replace, and “taimienphi.vn” into the box Because.
Enter finished you press Save let Unikey perform shortcut key. One note is that the abbreviation contains only unsigned letters or numbers. The abbreviation sequence is case sensitive
Usage is as simple as that, but in order to get the most out of your speed, you need to memorize a large amount of acronyms. However, this is not too difficult to do, readers only need to note the following points:
The first note is to assign shortcuts to common words in Vietnamese such as “but, the, many …” and common phrases for work such as “today, content, activity, development, production plan…”
Second, you should put the acronyms under 3 characters, and should put these acronyms to match the letters that “old days” when you practice transcribing lessons.
Example assigning “tt” to “taimienphi.vn”, “vn” for “Vietnam”, “pm” for “software”, “pt” for “development”, “ns” for “productivity”, ” nd “for” content “…
* Stop typing shortcut:
Another note is that if you want to pause the shortcut without having to exit Unikey, type Pause / Break. In case you want to type a space after typing “vn” but do not want “vn” to be changed to “Việt Nam”, you can hold down SHIFT before typing Space (space key).
* Fix keyboard shortcut:
To edit the shortcut words you also open the item Compose keyboard shortcuts, select the word to edit, enter the new keyword in the replacement box, then press Repair, you also choose to end Save to close the dialog box.
* Delete an acronym:
And to delete an acronym you do the same thing when editing: select the word to remove then press Delete, press Save let Unikey execute the command.
Disable the touchpad on the laptop
The touchpad on the laptop sometimes makes users feel annoyed because just a little touch, the cursor is moved, causing the typed characters to change position, the editing appears. Text will be lengthy with corrective actions for wrongly typed words.
Some laptops have an on / off switch (or function key) for the touchpad, by pressing 2 keys at the same time Fn and F7 (Note that different types of laptops will have different function keys, you can try each function key if you don’t know it.)
After installing and starting up, the Touchpad Blocker interface appears quite simple. There are 4 options marked available as Automatically run program on startup (automatically activates the program Touchpad Blocker when starting Windows), Block accidental taps and clicks (locks Toudpad when detecting fast continuous typing speed. in a certain interval, in miliseconds – milliseconds. Default is 300 miliseconds). Setup is complete, you click the X (Close) button to close the program window.
Always keep the keyboard clean
The keyboard is a place of daily contact and is easy to get dirty due to the environment or the user’s eating habits. Substances stick to the surface of the keys or get into the gap between the keys, causing the keyboard to crash or even damage the device.
Computer keyboards are also often subject to a lot of dirt and fingerprints because this is one of the devices that are most touched by office users in everyday life.
This is also one of the main reasons leading to the slow typing speed or even the device recognizing the wrong characters.
To clean the computer keyboard, the easiest and fastest way is to turn the device upside down and shake it vigorously to let the dust fall out. You can also use a broom (usually with a laptop cleaning kit) to clean between the keyboard, then take a cotton swab or cotton swab, soft cloth soaked in alcohol 90 and wipe the surface of the keyboard as well as between the slots, Alcohol is a very effective cleaning agent.
For small debris crevices that cannot be brushed, you can use a small toothpick to lift those stubborn dust up before wiping it with a towel or rubbing alcohol pad.
Practice typing by yourself
There are quite a lot of software supporting 10-finger typing practice like TypingMaster ProThis is a pretty good software that many users use and appreciate. However, for beginners who practice typing standard 10 fingers, they need to pay attention to the manipulation, the skill for 10-finger typing is more effective, About this skill is also introduced by the author in the article. Quick 10-finger typing technique Previous success, readers can refer.