[macvoiceover] Re: Using the Ipad's Keyboard

If you are planning doing a lot of typing of long documents, by all means get 
the keyboard doc although it decreases the portability of the device and does 
not fit well to the ipad in my experience.

On May 26, 2010, at 8:49 AM, T Leizert wrote:

Thanks Olivia, I'll have to look at the Keyboard Dock if I end up going the 
IPad route.

Terry

----- Original Message ----- From: "Olivia Norman" <olivianorman@xxxxxx>
To: <macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:50 PM
Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: Using the Ipad's Keyboard


> I use my iPad with both a keyboard doc and the on screen keyboard.  The on 
> screen keyboard is easy to use and works well.  For longer tasks, like email 
> or word processing, the iPad keyboard doc works well.
> HTH, Olivia
> "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower", Steve Jobs
> 
> On May 25, 2010, at 7:28 PM, Keith Reedy wrote:
> 
>> Great note.
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On May 25, 2010, at 9:10 PM, Ben King <benmartinking@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>>> Dear Terry,
>>> Typing on the iPad's keyboard is quite easy.  You have two modes of typing. 
>>> One being the standard mode of typing which is the double tap or split tap 
>>> and the other mode being touch typing.  In regards to touch typing, you 
>>> find the letter with your finger and than lift your finger off and the 
>>> letter will be typed for you.  Apple's products are quite simple to use.  
>>> Once you have the touch screen motions down you will be able to use the 
>>> iPhone iPod touch and iPad without any problems.  I use both a Mac and an 
>>> iPod touch on a daily basis without any problems. Have a wonderful evening.
>>> Blessings,
>>> Ben King
>>> On May 25, 2010, at 12:23 PM, T Leizert wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hello list:
>>>> 
>>>> I've not posted before, and I don't own any Apple products, so I don't 
>>>> know much about Voice Over and how effective it would be on something like 
>>>> the IPad. I'm thinking specifically of the on-screen keyboard, and how 
>>>> usable it would be with Voice Over and no-vision? I can't quite get my 
>>>> head around entering text this way, or are people using an external 
>>>> keyboard? I would be interested in knowing how folks are using their IPad 
>>>> ...
>>>> 
>>>> Terry
>>>> 
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