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Correct Chinese characters using reverse input process

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237778D
Publication Date: 2014-Jul-10
Document File: 2 page(s) / 52K

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Abstract

Chinese character is not like English word which is a combination of alphabet. Whatever Chinese input method you are using, you have to select one from a choice list which have same pinyin, stroke, shape or voice etc.. We often select an unintended character but cannot aware of the error in time until review. Currently, to correct the mis-selected Chinese characters, we have to delete them, then, re-input the right ones. This invention provides you a more reasonable method to correct Chinese characters using reverse input process.

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Correct Chinese characters using reverse input process

Whatever Chinese input method we are using, we often input incorrect characters and cannot aware of the error in time until review. Currently, to correct the wrong Chinese characters, we have to delete them, then re-input the right ones.

For example, you are using pinyin input method and enter "会去吃饭", "会" isn't the wanted character, and you should have inputted "回". To modify "会" to "回", the following 5 steps must be done:

1. Select the character "会";

2. Delete it;

3. Convert to pinyin input method;

4. Input pinyin "hui";

5. Select "回"from the choice list.

For the other example, you could be using Chinese handwriting input method, and you want to input "好好吃饭". When you select the character from the choice list, you mis-click on "妈妈". The sentence becomes "妈妈吃饭".You didn't find out this mistake in time and now are correcting it during review. You must complete the following 7 steps:

1. Select "妈妈";

2. Delete them;

3. Convert to handwriting input model;

4. Re-write "好";

5. Choose "好" from the choice list;

6. Re-write "好";

7. Choose "好" from the choice list.

You can image same case for voice input that recently becomes more popular in smart phone.

Usually when we are correcting an incorrect English word, the editor software usually prompts user with a choice list, usually we can get the correct from the choice list. It is because the English input mistakes are almost all from spelling, and English words are separated by a blank.

Chinese Character is much more complex than alphabet, and could depend on handwriting or pronunciation.

This invention provides you a more reasonable method to correct Chinese characters. The correcting choice list depends on what input method the user is using.

This invention helps to correct Chinese character through inverse-input-process. For every input, the Chinese input software will record a peer of (inputted words, input method). For the m...