Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols - TR8520

Article ID: ART167971 | Date published: 07/03/2017 | Date last updated: 06/21/2022


This article shows how to enter numbers, letters, and symbols using the operation panel of the PIXMA TR8520.


Before Starting

The images shown in this article refer to entering information for fax recipients that you want to register on the printer's operation panel. If you are connecting your printer to a wireless router via the Manual connect method, the password you enter will appear as asterisks.

Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols

When entering user or recipient names or other information, you can enter or edit characters by selecting them on the screen.

Switching the Input Mode

The printer has one input mode for letters and another for numbers and symbols. To switch modes, tap (A) in the lower left.

To switch between lower and uppercase in the alphabetic mode and between different types of characters in the number/symbol mode, tap (B).

 The screen only shows numbers and symbols that are available for the type of information you are entering, such as numbers for telephone or fax number input.

Entering or Editing Numbers, Letters, and Symbols


Enter information as follows.

  • To move the insertion point (cursor position) in the input field (C)

    Tap or (D).

  • To delete an entered character

    Move the cursor to the character to delete, and then tap (E).

    Touch to keep deleting characters.

  • To insert a space

    Tap (F).

After you are finished entering information, tap OK (G).

Entering Letters With Accents or Diacritics

Tap the same key repeatedly until the desired character is displayed in the input field (C).

Key Lowercase Uppercase
a / A a å ä á à ã â æ A Å Ä Á À Ã Â Æ
c / C c ç C Ç
e / E e ë é è ê E Ë É È Ê
i / I i ï í ì î I Ï Í Ì Î
n / N n ñ N Ñ
o / O o ø ö ó ò õ ô O Ø Ö Ó Ò Õ Ô
p / P p þ P Þ
u / U u ü ú ù û U Ü Ú Ù Û
y / Y y ý Y Ý


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