How to open onscreen keyboard in Windows XP with the mouse
Click on the "start" button, select "Programs", then group "Standard", "accessibility" and click on "Onscreen keyboard". To start typing, click the left button on the desired place in the document, and then choose the appropriate button on the screen.
When you call the on-screen keyboard window appears with a link to the Microsoft site where you can find software that supports other special features.
For your convenience, you can change some keyboard settings. To change the font, go to "preferences" and click the option "Font". Select the appropriate options and press OK to confirm.
In addition, you have an opportunity to choose the method of entering characters: to click or time delay of the cursor over the button. To do this, click "Settings" click "input Mode". The default method "On click". To change the mode, check the "hover to select" and in the drop-down list, select the time interval after which the symbol will be displayed. Click OK to confirm the selection.
In the mode "Joystick or key to select" program scans the keyboard, time interval that you can choose in the list "check Interval". In this case, alternately colors the group keys. If this group is the desired character, use the device you assigned to work with the keyboard to stop scanning. After that, the program will alternately select all keys in the group. With the help of the device point to the desired character. To assign the device management, click the Advanced button.
How to open virtual keyboard in Windows XP using keyboard
To call the "start" button use the Win or Ctrl+Esc. With the help of the direction keys arrow and Enter navigate to "accessibility" and run the program, on-Screen keyboard.
Go to menu "Settings" using the key combination Alt+G. With the help of the direction keys arrow and Enter, select the appropriate font and input mode.
When you press Alt aktiviziruyutsya all the items on the main menu. Shortcuts menu choice is indicated with underline.
A combined method
You can use the keyboard and the mouse to launch the on-screen keyboard. Minimize all programs and press F1. In the window of the help center enter a search string "on-Screen keyboard". Click on the link "General information about on-screen keyboard". In the right window, find "Start "on-Screen keyboard" and click on the link.
Advice 2: How to install virtual keyboard
The onscreen keyboard is one of the standard tools of Windows, which facilitates the work of people with disabilities, and also allows you to enter data in multiple languages, the layout for which there is no physical keyboard.
You will need
- - Virtual Keyboard.
To launch the preinstalled virtual keyboard, open the start menu and click All programs. In the list, hover over the tab "Standard" and select "accessibility". The onscreen keyboard is in the middle of the list that appears, click the screen with the left mouse button. When you first start the program will open a notification window. To disable, select the check box "do not show this message again" and click Ok.
Configure the on-screen keyboard for comfortable work. You can enable audible confirmation when pressing keys, additional keys to enter or change the font size. If necessary, deactivate the virtual keyboard on top of other Windows. In the program settings you can set to automatically start when you turn on your computer.
If the standard on-screen keyboard does not meet your needs, install a third-party version of the program. Download it in the Internet, the most common program (e.g. Comfort On-Screen Keyboard, Virtual Keyboard or Any Language Screen Keyboard) supports up to 75 language layouts.
For security enter confidential data virtual keyboard also inserted in the web page. Many search engines and e-mail services (such as Mail.Ru or Google) have on the pages of the script, allowing to start on-screen keyboard.
The on-screen keyboard built into some antivirus programs. It allows to protect user from the actions of spyware and Trojan viruses. If you enter, for example, credit card number or Bank account, use virtual keyboard to ensure the security of data entry.