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A 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
 eyetracker).

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: X Window System, Role: Program, Scope: scope::application, suite::gnome, Interface Toolkit: GTK, X Window System: Application

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alpha (unofficial port) 305.1 kB1,193.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 300.0 kB985.0 kB [list of files]
armel 267.8 kB874.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 273.2 kB714.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 316.8 kB1,101.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 320.3 kB1,013.0 kB [list of files]
i386 314.1 kB993.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 305.7 kB966.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 319.9 kB974.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 281.6 kB921.0 kB [list of files]
mips 278.5 kB1,136.0 kB [list of files]
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sparc 259.3 kB970.0 kB [list of files]
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