Entering Text

Article ID: ART171051 | Date published: 07/24/2018 | Date last updated: 02/05/2019


Entering Text


When entering text or a number, use the keyboard displayed on the screen. The numeric keys are displayed on the screen to enter only numbers.

Switching the Type of Character

Tap <a> or <1/#> to switch the type of character that is entered.
  • To enter upper case characters, tap .

Deleting Text

One character is deleted each time is tapped. Holding down allows you to delete successive characters.

Moving the Cursor (Entering a Space)

Tap or to move the cursor. To enter a space, move the cursor to the end of the text, and tap .

When the Numeric Keys are Displayed

When you are supposed to enter only a numeric value, the numeric keys are displayed on the screen. Tap numeric keys to enter the numeric value.
Value range
  • The values in ( ) displayed the entry box are the enterable value range.
When buttons other than the numeric keys are displayed
  • When <+>/<-> or / are displayed, you can tap the buttons to increase or decrease the numeric value or move the cursor.

Entering Characters Using a USB Keyboard

You can connect a keyboard to the USB port for USB devices on the Front Side or Back Side and enter text from the keyboard. Even while the keyboard is connected, you can enter text from the operation panel.
  • Some keys on the USB keyboard, such as the [Backspace], [Home] and [End] keys, cannot be used. When keys that cannot be used are pressed, nothing is entered or changed.
  • To delete text, press the [Delete] key.
  • Pressing the [RETURN/ENTER] key completes text entry in the same way as selecting <Apply>.
  • You can specify the type of keyboard layout (US layout or UK layout).
  • You can disconnect the USB keyboard from the machine at any time. No special operation is required to disconnect it.
  • Depending on the display language, you may not be able to enter some characters correctly.
  • The USB keyboard may not operate correctly depending on its type.



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