Tablet Fitaly 5 Macros
With slides and glossary expansions, Fitaly gives you more than just a
keyboard and a text expander. The Fitaly Macro language makes it a
smart keyboard that offers you the possibility to have any possible key
and key combination at your fingertip or pentip.
Moreover, it will greatly enhance and accelerate your work on a Tablet
PC. Thanks to the Fitaly macros, actions like copying and pasting or
launching a report or an image can be done with just a slide or an
expansion, and much more.
All characters and keys are available with the Fitaly macro language.
The following special characters and keys can be easily produced with a
slide or an expansion. You just add them as such by tapping on the
Insert Macro -> special character menu in the Fitaly Editor:
Fitaly offers full Unicode support. Any unicode character can be
produced with the Fitaly macro language. You can pick any character or
string of characters in the Unicode
Picker by tapping on Insert Macro -> special character
The following keys can be produced with the Fitaly macro language via
the Insert Macro -> state key menu:
- scroll lock
The Alt key can thus be at your fingertips on any key for which you
define a slide containing alt
. You can also create
slide or glossary entries with combinations of
keys like control A
or alt tab
(tab being under Insert Macro -> special character).
All Fitaly panel keys can be produced with the Fitaly macro language
the Insert Macro -> panel key menu:
For example, you can define a slide on u
to pop up the
umlaut panels. This allows you to access the umlaut panels while in
All direction keys can be produced with the Fitaly macro language via
the Insert Macro -> direction key menu:
- page down
- page up
- wide right
- wide left
You may combine direction keys and state keys to produce macros that
select a portion of text: control+shift+left will select the previous
word, for example.
The option keys allow you to insert the different size macros into a
slide or glossary entry by tapping on the Insert Macro ->
option key menu and select the size you want to have quick access to.
- small keyboard
- medium keyboard
- large keyboard
- finger keyboard
The Punctuation panel's use is based on the Half-Cell options which
allow you to use punctuation and numbers by tapping the half cells in
which they are showing or to use the full cell option and choose to
obtain punctuation by tapping and digits by sliding or vice versa.
Any of these three options can be inserted as a slide or glossary entry
the Insert Macro -> option key menu:
- symbols half cells
- symbols digit
- symbols punctuation
The expander can be switched on or off with a slide using the Specials -> option key menu:
- expansion toggle on/off will toggle the state of the expander
- expansion on turns the expander on
- expansion off turns the expander off
With the positioning keys you can easily reposition Fitaly on your
- show fitaly
shows the Fitaly keyboard.
fitaly minimizes the Fitaly keyboard.
- move fitaly
moves the Fitaly keyboard to specified screen coordinates that you can
You can enhance the interaction between Fitaly and the
client application you are currently typing in, with the
- dock to client
will dock the Fitaly keyboard to the bottom of the client window you
- duo with
client will resize the client
are currently working with, leaving just enough space for Fitaly
You can also use the following macros to minimize or maximize the
client application that you are
currently working with:
client minimizes the application you are currently working
maximizes the application you are currently working with.
Additional metakeys make Fitaly even more versatile and powerful:
Date and time keys:
- short date
produces the date in its short form (3/31/2008).
- long date
produces the date in its long form (Monday, March 31, 2008).
- short time
produces the time in its short form (4:32 PM).
- long time
produces the time in its long form (4:32:41 PM).
Case change keys:
capitalizes text currently selected.
replaces text currently selected by the same text in lower case.
- uppercase replaces
text currently selected by the same text in upper case.
especially powerful as it enables you to launch any executable
or file of your choice. You may use it to launch Word or any other
application. You may also use it to open your preferred photo
some other file that you often
Other metakeys are:
- load glossary
enables you to automatically switch to another glossary.
- load slidefile
enables you to automatically switch to an alternate slidefile.
- rotate screen
enables a 90° clockwise rotation
- context menu
simulates a right click
simulates a tap at screen coordinates x,y.
waits for the specified number of milliseconds.
- no action does
nothing (can be useful to cancel a tap by a slide that uses the no
Function keys F1 to F24 can be produced with the Fitaly macro language
the Insert Macro -> function key menu.
A slide on f
can give access to F1 for example.
Numpad keys can be produced where needed via
the Insert Macro -> numpad key menu.
Browser keys are browser dedicated shortcuts. You can insert them via
the Insert Macro -> browser key menu:
Volume keys let you control the volume of your speakers.
These keys can be inserted via the Insert Macro ->
volume key menu.
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