[BCAB] Typing on the iPhone.

Michael Cassidy mike.cassidy at ntlworld.com
Sat Mar 9 18:08:14 GMT 2019


Hi all.

I think Richard is probably right providing you don’t have to do much editing, which you can only do onscreen.

Mike

> On 9 Mar 2019, at 11:50, Richard Godfrey-McKay via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> I don't think anyone has yet mentioned what I regard the fastest method of
> input.
> 
> Provided that privacy isn't of great importance, and provided that the
> ambient noise level isn't too high, I have found that dictation is quick and
> extremely accurate.
> 
> Yes, if you generally have a stong regional accent, it does help to pretend
> you're reading the six o'clock news on the Home Service, but it's the
> quickest way for me in most situations.  
> 
> If I cock it up, I can either amend manually, or just delete it all and
> start again - and all this before I've open any app or found my pocket
> frame! 
> 
> All the best,
> Richard
> Richard Godfrey-McKay
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: jim taylor [mailto:rolyat1 at gmx.co.uk] 
> Sent: 09 March 2019 06:31
> To: bcab discussion list <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Typing on the iPhone.
> 
> Gerard,
> 
> I can't send a response via the "Reply" button, so am writing as if this is
> the first or second email in a thread.
> 
> I can thoroughly recommend using Braille Screen Input.   You will 
> find it in Rotor.   It allows you to write using Braille 
> characters on a virtual six-dot keyboard.   For me, at least, it 
> is much, much quicker than the hit-or-miss touch screen method.   
> Please email me off list for more details.
> 
> Warm regards,
> 
> Jim.
> 
> 
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