|OnScreen: for Windows; On-Screen Keyboards with Assistive Technology; Version 1.78 Release 4; User's Guide|
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OnScreen provides on-screen keyboards, buttons, and utilities that allow any pointing device to operate Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 without the need for a physical keyboard. Numerous user options, enhancements, and Word Completion, allow an individual to type, write documents, compose e-mail, browse the web, and accomplish any other common task effectively and easily.
OnScreen Software is intended to provide all the functionality of a keyboard without using a keyboard, thus allowing the user to remain on the primary input device at all times. OnScreen is also a very useful tool for quick Macros and Windows commands. OnScreen has various screen sizes and its option panels can expand and retract dependent upon your requirements. OnScreen has incorporated all kinds of large & small features and capabilities based on actual user input and requests.
Note: OnScreen is available in many forms, by many names, and can trace its history back to My-T-Mouse, originally introduced to the world at Fall COMDEX 1993 (when COMDEX, i.e. the Computer Dealers Exposition, was the premier trade show for everything happening in the computer industry - My-T-Mouse was featured as one of the highlights of the show in a program called "Computer Chronicles" (a well known series that ran from 1981 through 2002). You can find this archived video [Computer Chronicles Fall COMDEX 1993] at the Internet Archive). There are versions that support Windows 3.0 / 3.1, Windows 95 / 98 / Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Embedded versions (NT/XP & Windows CE), Windows Server versions, and Windows Vista. Other operating system & platform support can be found in Build-A-Board, the next generation of the My-T-Soft software.