Before Prediction will work with a Windows application, the Windows application's window must be activated. This tells Prediction to pay attention to what is typed in that window so that it can guess what you are typing and finish words for you.
This can be done automatically, see the Dictionary tab in Prediction Options for the Activate Prediction Automatically for New Applications checkbox. Once this is on, whenever you type a word and a space in a new application, Prediction will ask you if you want help in that application.
Many programs come preconfigured to work with Aurora Suite. These include Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Microsoft Works, Write, WordPad, Microsoft Excel, Lotus Ami Pro, Corel Draw, Borland C++ and Borland Pascal.
To activate an application's window, for example a word processor:
Note: Some applications, like Microsoft Word, need to be clicked twice to activate them before the ZZZZZzzzzzzz. message will disappear.
Important: If you are having trouble activating an application, make sure you click on or near the cursor, because sometimes Windows programs have hidden status windows that you may activate by accident. In this case it will appear that Aurora Prediction hasn't activated, even though it has - on the wrong window. Or use the Activate Prediction Automatically for New Applications on the Dictionary tab.
If your application supports multiple views of a document, ie "Draft", "WYSIWYG", "Preview" you may need to repeat the Activate Window procedure for each view.
If you later decide you do not want Aurora Prediction to help you in
that application, use Deactivate Window
to make Aurora Prediction not work with it.
Copyright (C) 2006 Aurora Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.