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Typing error avoidance system

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014482D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to avod typing error on a keyboard in portable information systems. This method offers a special key handling and it prevents to press a wrong key on portable information devices which have small-sized keyboard. Many of portable information devices, such as notebook PC, have small-sized keyboard to miniaturize their body, and it increases chance of typing error by pressing next keys accidentally. The main idea of this method is to prioritize keys and to change way to press keys and it consists of following functions; a. A particular key does not respond when it is pressed only one time in specified time duration.