This manual describes the basic information and use of the RapidTyping 5.
Once you've configured settings in Wizard, the Main window of the program will appear as shown below.
Main window is composed of the following controls:
The appearence the all items in Main window is customised for each course in the Course Options
When you're quite familiar with the RapidTyping interface, learn how to start your first lesson. Don't forget to also check our shortcuts - they'll make your interaction with RapidTyping even quicker.
To access RapidTyping options, click Options (in the top-right corner of the RapidTyping window), alternatively you can press Ctrl+O shortcut. The menu will appear as shown in the picture below.
You can always read this manual by clicking the Help in this menu, alternatively you can press F1 shortcut
Here you can to choose keyboard that best matches your physical keyboard, look at the keyboard to see the changes.
Choose the scheme of Fingers position for:
and scheme colours.
In this dialog box, you can:
By default, RapidTyping has the following text colours settings:
Also these colours are used in the virtual keyboard, statistics diagrams and the Results window for marking good and bad values.
In this dialog box, you can specify:
Make sure the font you use contains all the characters of the language, it is chosen for. Sometimes even the Euro-sign is missing in fonts. Because of that we recommend you use fonts that are shipped with your operating system or with office-suites.
In this dialog box, you can configure and test sound effects for various actions in the program.
In this dialog box, you can configure:
In this dialog box, you can see RapidTyping's keyboard shortcuts bound to various Commands. To change a shortcut, select the corresponding Command from the list, put your cursor in the Customise field and then press the keys that you want to bind.
If a shortcut that you've selected is already in use, the Shortcut currently used by field will notify you about it. In this case, you'll have to either unbind this shortcut (by clicking the Remove button) or choose another one.
In this sub-menu, you can choose the interface language of RapidTyping by clicking the corresponding language.
Here you can select the program interface language, for choosing lesson / keyboard language use the Course menu, in the top-left corner.
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