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Application Notes

Windows 8 Notes

Special use executables: Included in the installation folder are three executables for WordComplete - WordComplete.exe, WordComplete.highestAvailable.exe, and WordComplete.requireAdministrator.exe. Depending on the configuration of User Account Control (UAC) and the specific needs of an individual user, there can be situations where one of the optional executables may be more appropriate. If necessary, rename WordComplete.exe to WordComplete.asInvoker.exe, then rename the desired optional executable to WordComplete.exe. These contain requested execution levels in the manifest for handling by the system. Due to User Interface Privilege Isolation (UIPI) concerns, these will allow operation for different applications and special usage situations. For example, if a application is elevated to Administrator, WordComplete may not operate as desired if running as the default "asInvoker" execution level. By using the "highestAvailable" or "requireAdministrator" executables, WordComplete will be elevated when the process is started.

Start Screen operation - WordComplete will operate in the Search pane, Settings search, File search etc., although synchronizing will work best once the window is visible. At the start screen / start menu, a user can begin to type and it will open the search pane, but due to timing with the Active accessibility events, the WordComplete word list may be displayed out of position. Backspacing and re-typing with the window visible will allow proper synchronization.

Text-To-Speech Notes

Windows XP and Windows Vista/7/8 have Text-To-Speech capability already available. You can access Speech settings from the Control Panel. In Windows 2000, the speech capabilities need to be added. On the IMG Product CD, you can find an installation file in the Speech folder (use Windows Explorer to browse the CD). The Speech capabilities can be added with this installation file.

If there is a problem with your sound card, or audio capabilities on the system, speech may also be disabled. Refer to the Windows Control Panel and System | Device Manager and the Speech/Sound applets for further details or to resolve any problems affecting Text-To-Speech on your system. When available, WordComplete will enable this capability.

Compatibility Notes

To synchronize the position of the word list candidate window and the inline window, WordComplete uses Windows Active Accessibility features (Windows Events). Older programs may not fully support these events fully or at all, and certain types of windows (command prompts, special windows, etc.) may also not handle these events consistently. Also, depending on the version of Windows you are using and Service Packs & updates, operation may be inconsistent among different applications. If you experience any of these types of issues, you should try some or all of the following:

There is a known compatibility issue with virtual keyboards and shifted-punctuation after a word completion in Windows 2000. The automatic backspace that occurs with a period or comma does not occur correctly with shifted-punctuation characters such as the exclamation point and question mark. An extra space is added, because the automatic backspace does not occur.


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