Sharp OZ-770 User Manual

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General Operation


appears next to a field in Edit mode, when the field is selected.
When you move out of a pop-up field, the pop-up symbol

The cursor

The cursor is used to work with text, indicating the position
where text will be entered or deleted. It is also used to select
items from menus or lists.

In text fields, where there is no restriction on the type of text
(letters or numbers) that can be entered, the cursor appears



In the date and time fields, the cursor appears as , indicating
that numbers only should be entered in a specified format (see

In text fields or boxes when there is no character at the
cursor position, the cursor appears as



Typing in text

Typing in text is simple and straightforward. The Organizerís
keyboard layout is just like the keyboard on a typewriter or

Letters (lower-case and upper-case)
Any of the standard letters (A to Z) can be entered by pressing
the corresponding key. All letters will normally appear in lower
case. Hold down either of the

keys while pressing letter key

(s) to enter upper-case letters.

functions like a ìCaps

lockî key on a typewriter or computer. Once pressed, the
symbol will appear at the upper right corner of the display.

Any letters typed while the Organizer is in CAPS mode will
appear in upper case. To switch back to lower-case mode,
simply press

again. To enter lower-case letters while in

CAPS mode, hold down

while pressing a letter key.

Pressing the corresponding numeric keys enters numbers.
Numbers are entered regardless of whether CAPS mode is on
or off.

The symbols that appear in dark blue above certain keys can
be entered directly from the keyboard. Holding down


pressing the appropriate key will allow you to enter these
symbols. Colons can be entered by holding down


pressing the

key. In addition, a large number of special

symbols are available by pressing

. (see p.48)

Moving around the Display

You can move the cursor around the display with the arrow


. In addition, you can hold any arrow key

down for continuous rapid movement.

The following convenient keyboard shortcuts are also available
in Edit mode:

Moves the cursor to the end of the line.
Moves the cursor to the beginning of the line.
Moves the cursor to the first line of a field.
Moves the cursor to the last line of a field.
Moves the cursor to the first field.
Moves the cursor to the last field.