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instant text or speedtype, expanders

Posted By: kgirl on 2005-07-07
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I need suggestions on getting a word expander program.


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I have both Instant Text and SpeedType...

but also have AutoCorrect and AutoText entries.  AutoCorrect/Text work fine for many MTs.  I hate the hand movements necessary for IT, although love what it can do as far as multiple glossaries and automatically creating entries from reports.  I think SpeedType is a high-priced version of AutoCorrect. 


With AutoCorrect alone I type anywhere from 200-400+ lph depending on the account I'm working on and whether it is a new one to me.  I've tried and used multiple expansion software and stand by my statement that AutoCorrect is a good expander. 


It's just fine if you don't agree.  Whatever floats your boat. 


 


Converting Instant Text to SpeedType
A friend loaned me an trial version of SpeedType. I have tried to get my Instant Text glossaries to convert over and it will not separate the keyword from the entry. The SpeedType then assigned the entries keywords of 5001, 5002, etc. Is there anyway I can fix this?
expanders Smartype vs Instant Text

Stuck in a rut!!!


Lost my 2-year word-expansion dictionary and am changing jobs.   I noticed after my dictionary crashed and starting from scratch I was coming up with new abbreviations since I was in the mode of adding them back in.   Think we can get stuck in a rut and not challenge ourselves sometimes.   I have used Smartype in the past and loved it, but I am curious about Instant Text.   Anyone ever try both??????


TEXT EXPANDERS
Can someone please recommend a good text expander.  I have a bunch of templates saved to my computer, so I would need something that imports these files and holds their settings (font, size, bolding, etc.).  Any recommendations??? 
Any new text expanders out there?
I like Instant Text and the fact that it compiles multiple reports for you and creates shortcuts for you and almost any method works with it, ABCZ, AAA, ABAB, or just wildcard it.  IT also gives you many suggestions at the bottom of the screen in the advisories.  I also like the smartline under the cursor in Smartype, but there is no wildcarding in ST.  I also like the feature in some of the autocompletion software that "learns" as we type and remembers words and phrases that are typed often.  When will we get a text Expander program that gives us all of these in one program?  We deserve it and it has to be around $50.
Question about text expanders...
Since I type in Word I've always assumed the autotext was adequate for my shortcuts, but is it worth it to buy "Instant Text" or one of the other programs for that? Don't they just do the same thing as Word's autotext?
Word/text expanders for Meditech
I would apprecaiate knowing word/text Expanders work in Meditech?  Thank you.
Word expanders vs Auto text

What is the difference between Word Expanders and Auto text?  Are they the same thing? 


Thanks!


Word expanders vs Auto text
Thank you!
Are there any text expanders that would use the same saved files from Shorthand?... nm

Does anyone have good text expanders for vital signs data?
Do you any of you use text Expanders for the numerical portion of vital signs for example, 130/80 ? I have lots of expanders but none for the actual numerical data. It really slows me down either having to look at my number row or switch to the keypad. I do have some, but nothing consistent. Anything ideas would be great, thanks!!
Instant Text V Pro
If you would like to learn more about Instant Text, please see the link below for a brief overview.
INSTANT TEXT PRO
BUY THIS - WORTH EVERY CENT YOU PAY FOR IT AND MORE. YOU CAN CUSTOMIZE ALL YOUR ACCOUNTS EASILY (YOU JUST PLUG IN THE VALUES FOR THAT ACCOUNT)AND DOUBLE CHECK WORK THAT YOU DO NOT PERSONALLY BILL FOR AND WORK THAT YOU DO BILL FOR CAN BE EASILY KEPT TRACK OF ALLOWING YOU TO ONLY SPEND 5 MINUTES A MONTH OR SO TO GENERATE A REPORT FOR YOUR CLIENT. AFTER YOU SET THEM UP ONCE THEY ARE THERE AND YOU JUST RIGHT CLICK A BAR INSIDE A DOCUMENT TO GET A REPORT ON THAT DOCUMENT. NEAT! IT IS ALSO AN EXPANDER PROGRAM AND ALLOWS YOU TO IMPORT YOUR WORD LISTS FROM MOST OTHER EXPANDER PROGRAMS. THEY HAVE A WEBSITE (GOOGLE FOR INSTANT TEXT ON THE WEB).
Instant Text V Pro

IT V Pro is an expander program that works with almost all word-based programs running on any Windows platform.


You can import abbreviation files from other programs (such as AutoCorrect) and it also comes with 55 built-in glossaries to help get you started.


For more information on IT V Pro, please see the link below.


Do you mean Instant Text?
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Where did you get Instant Text?
Like Best Buy or somewhere like that?
Instant Text ?
All you have to do is add VENTILATION PERFUSION SCAN to the glossary. Type it in your document the way you want all caps with a colon or not, etc. and highlight it and press Alt and the +/= sign at the same time to add it to the glossary and then the next time you want it type vps but look at the list and pick the one you want all caps or lower case. You can always delete the lower case version if you do not need it. Let me know if you need more info. Good Luck
Instant Text V Pro

I can give you some info on Instant Text V Pro if you'd like.


The most popular features of IT V Pro include the Importer, the Compilation feature, the Includes feature and Continuations.


The Importer takes abbreviation lists from other sources, such as AutoCorrect, and imports them into IT so you can continue using them without having to start creating a new list from scratch.


The Compilation feature is used to create personalized glossaries by scanning saved documents on your computer and pulling out the most frequently used phrases and words to instantly compile a customized glossary in seconds.


The Includes feature allows you to use more than one glossary at a time.


And the Continuations feature is a feature that brings up what you are likely to type next in your sentence. So for example, if you were to type "The patient", IT will then suggest what you are likely to type next based on what you've typed in the past.


For more information on IT, please see the link below for a short product presentation.


Instant Text

Instant Text V Pro can import your dictionary files so you can continue using the abbreviations that you are used to.


IT works with all Windows-based word-processing programs so you can continue using IT even if you switch jobs or computers, etc.


Please see the link below for more information on IT V Pro.


Instant Text V Pro

Instant Text V Pro will work with MS Word and WordPerfect. You can import your WordPerfect list into Instant Text so you can continue using your current abbreviations. IT also comes with 55 built-in glossaries to help get you started.


IT is virtually limitless so you never have to worry about over-loading it. You can have one large glossary (abbreviation list) or you can have several small customized glossaries which you can use all at the same time using the Includes feature.


You can expand a word, phrase, paragraph, a full page or more and you can also expand templates of your reports. You expand in Instant Text using keystrokes. You can choose from a long list of Expander keys, including the spacebar. You can also click to expand but it is faster to use the expander keys so you donít have to take your hands off the keyboard.

Please see the link below for more information regarding Instant Text V Pro.
Instant Text V Pro

Instant Text V Pro is an Expander program that works with Meditech. You can import your abbreviation lists from other programs into Instant Text so you can continue using the abbreviations that you are familiar with.


Please see the link below for more information.


Instant Text V Pro

With Instant Text, you do not need to buy the program twice. The license agreement is based on a per-user basis, rather than a per-machine basis so you can install it on more than one computer as long as you are the only one using it.


You would not need to set up your expansions twice either. The Instant Text glossaries are simply text files that can be copied onto your other computer. You can also import any abbreviation lists you have created in other programs, such as AutoCorrect, into Instant Text so you can continue using the expansions that you are used to.


Please see the link below for more information on IT V Pro.


Instant Text V Pro

Instant Text V Pro is compatible with Vianeta.


Please see the link below for more information.


Instant Text
I'm looking into buying Instant Text.  From what I'm reading, it seems like a good Expander and doesn't seem complicated.  I have read some discussion on this board about it, but cannot locate that post again.  Would you purchase Instant Text?  If so, I have found it for $189 plus shipping.  Is this a good price? 
Instant Text
I bought Instant Text and it has helped me a lot as I could never remember what letters I used for my expansions and with IT I can see them. Go to the sites below for more information. Yes, that is a pretty good site. I paid $10 more at the Instant Text site.

http://www.productivitytalk.com/forums/index.php

http://www.fitaly.com/
Instant Text

Go to:


www.textware.com


Instant Text V Pro

IT V Pro works with most Windows-based word-processors including Beyond Text.


For more information, please see the link below:


Anybody use Instant Text Pro V and if so...sm

what are your thoughts on this program? Does it seem to help a lot ?


Thanks....I appreciate it.


Instant Text V Pro

IT V Pro works with the Meditech program and you can choose from a large selection of Expander options so you will not have to worry about interference.


You can also import your SH list into IT so you can continue using the expansions you are most familiar with.


Instant Text comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee so you can try it out risk free for one month. If you should decide that the program is not for you, you can return it for a full refund of the purchase price.


To learn more about IT V Pro, please see the link below:


Yes, Instant text. (nm)
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Instant Text THANKS!
Thanks for the quick reply, so now I will definitely get the Instant Text. I just didn't want to purchase anything more or buy the wrong thing if it wasn't needed. But you sold me on this product.Thanks again. amj
Instant Text
I would like to purchase a used Instant Text Expander program. Anyone have one for sale? Please notify me via email.
Instant Text
Instant Text V Pro is an Expander program that can import your lists from PRD, AutoCorrect & Smartype. There is a 30-day money-back guarantee so you can try it out risk-free for one month to see if it is the right program for you. For more information, please see the link below:
Instant Text Pro V
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Instant Text and PRD

Did you know that you can hide the "pop-up windows" in Instant Text?


Instant Text's Importer converts PRD lists with a few clicks, and Instant Text V Pro can be set up very close to the way PRD worked. 


Just FYI


Instant Text
It was difficult for me to grasp but many find it is not. Once I figured it out, it increased my production markedly.
instant text
I forgot to mention Instant Text also works with Word as well.
INSTANT TEXT!!!
JMO I love this program, have been using it for a year and have doubled my productivity. Took some getting used to but I wouldn't transcribe without it now!!!
Instant Text

I used ShortHand for a few years but my friend recently turned me on to IT.  I ABSOLUTELY love it.  There is no guesswork in remembering your abbreviations for your expansions.  I love how you can ask it to go through your files and it makes expansions based on how frequent you use something.  Now that I have tried both I don't think I would go back to shorthand.  Instant Text is WONDERFUL!!


 


 


Instant Text and IE 7
Is anyone working with IT on Internet Explorer 7? I upgraded this morning and IT is not recognizing any open tabbed windows. I tried to call IT tech support but no one answers.
Then you might try Instant Text
Because it won't expand unless you tell it to, preventing those errors. Also, having words and phrases in an Expander prevents "typo" type of errors and incorrect spellings.

Worth every penny!
instant text
help!  I am having a problem figuring out how to put the AXIS I-V diagnosis into the expander.  For instance, when I expand AXIS II it comes out to AXIS I on my screen because it moves up the line as I select it from IT running across the screen.  As you can imagine it happens to the other AXIS diagnoses.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Get Instant Text

It works great with EXText and does the 2 spaces after a period and colon thing, too. 


I use Instant Text and need to
so I can put it on another computer. I tried a flash drive but it doesn't let me copy -- does that make sense? (it is installed on my other computer - just needing to copy my favorite glossary) I'm confused to say the least----any help? TIA
instant text
I could never get used to it. I just stuck with my word expander. Hated Instant Text myself.
Instant Text
I hate it. Never could get used to using it. I like auto complete in Word and Smartype. I'm just glad I didn't buy IT. I got if from another MT who didn't want it anymore.
I use Instant Text.....sm

It was already set up so that I just type for example y56 and 56-year-old automatically comes up. It would take some time to enter every age if one had to do this manually for the initial setup though!


Instant Text
I have had Instant Text for 5 months (I truly have not mastered it yet!).. and my stats show my production has increased 24%. I typed a total of 3,624,161 keystrokes, but saved myself 876,315 keystrokes. Can you imagine in another 3 months or so?
That would be Instant TEXT :)

instant text
is totally memorization free. I have used both ShortHand (although very little) and Instant Text and instant text has my vote hands down. The only thing that I can see shorthand has on instant text is the ability to do things with function keys... like set up your F7 key to spell check or access a web page.
Instant text here too
I have used this for years and have literally 100,000 entries that I do not have to remember. No way could I have all of that in shorthand! I tried ShortHand too, and it is good if you work for a clinic with a couple of doctors. With IT I can have entries taylored to many docs, specialties and dictation styles at the same time. To me, it was worth the money.