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graphical predictive text input system

Dasher is an information-efficient text-entry interface, driven by natural continuous pointing gestures. Dasher is a competitive text-entry system wherever a full-size keyboard cannot be used - for example,

 * on a palmtop computer
 * on a wearable computer
 * when operating a computer one-handed, by joystick, touchscreen, trackball,
 or mouse
 * when operating a computer with zero hands (i.e., by head-mouse or by

The eyetracking version of Dasher allows an experienced user to write text as fast as normal handwriting - 25 words per minute; using a mouse, experienced users can write at 39 words per minute.

Dasher uses a more advanced prediction algorithm than the T9(tm) system often used in mobile phones, making it sensitive to surrounding context.

Tags: Accessibility Support: Input Systems, User Interface: Graphical User Interface, interface::x11, role::program, Scope: Application, Application Suite: GNOME, Interface Toolkit: uitoolkit::gtk, x11::application

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alpha (unofficial port) 306.7 kB1,140.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 299.0 kB970.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 275.3 kB946.0 kB [list of files]
armel 257.0 kB800.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 262.9 kB632.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 309.6 kB1,035.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 336.0 kB980.0 kB [list of files]
i386 332.2 kB976.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 298.4 kB970.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 332.6 kB976.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 274.7 kB916.0 kB [list of files]
mips 289.9 kB1,082.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 283.2 kB1,183.0 kB [list of files]
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powerpc 299.6 kB1,068.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 298.2 kB1,069.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 300.6 kB1,262.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 296.9 kB1,134.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 287.5 kB1,082.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 246.5 kB942.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 299.3 kB880.0 kB [list of files]