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Comparing PDAs useability
..is Graffiti Speed and Accuracy an issue
4eyes




msg:932686
 9:25 am on Apr 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

Like many I am thinking of taking the plunge with a PDA

Given that my handwriting is pretty scrawly, the speed and accuracy of Graffiti is an issue for me.

Q. Do all PDAs tend to perform to a similar level, or are the faster/better ones whizzing through the Graffiti recognition.

On a less important note, do you find that your 'pen and paper' writing starts to look like graffiti?

 

Woz




msg:932687
 9:49 am on Apr 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

Graffiti is pretty easy once you get the hang of it. Great for short notes in the field but I wouldn't want to write a novel using it. I also bought a keyboard to use at home/office and it speeds thing up quite a lot.

As to my handwriting starting to look like Grafiti, well it always did!

Onya
Woz

mivox




msg:932688
 6:51 pm on Apr 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

Hehe... if your handwriting is very bad, learning accurate grafitti may help improve it! ;) But really, I don't think there's much variation in sensitivity/accuracy of grafitti from one model to another.

As far as on-screen writing/doodling programs I've tried, the variations in accuracy/smoothness are in the software itself.

EliteWeb




msg:932689
 6:53 pm on Apr 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

I often find my normal handwriting in graffititii style :) hahah ill be writing letters and my t's look like sevens ;)

4eyes




msg:932690
 7:28 pm on Apr 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

Ok - you all helped make up my mind

I just bought a Palm M125 (don't need colour)

whoopeee - playing with it now.

Will be out of forum action for about 12 hours:)

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