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data entry

Human input of data into a structured, electronic format using a keyboard, pen-based tablet, voice recognition or other interface. Data entry contrasts to data capture in that the former requires direct human interaction, while the latter is understood as occurring without human contact.
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Others attempted to compare several text entry techniques (Ljubic et al.
This, in combination with society's tendency to keep technologies that are "good enough," is probably the primary reason why the desktop keyboard is still the de facto text entry method today (David 1985, Gould 1992).
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"It provides one of the best alternatives for Tablet PC text entry as it does more than a full keyboard while using a very small screen area."
This is achieved through the use of simultaneous text entry and prediction so that the user does not need to change menus to input both languages.
Memory, which is paying Tegic a small up-front payment plus royalties, says it will make music selection easy by providing users with simple text entry formats to input artists' names and song titles.
In addition, the programs differ in how they support text entry. Some will center text within a symbol and automatically wrap text within that symbol.
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Word completion attempts to increase a user's text entry rate (TER) by reducing the number of keystrokes the user must enter.
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