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GTYPIST(1)			 User Commands			    GTYPIST(1)

NAME
       gtypist	- a typing tutor with lessons for different keyboards and lan-
       guages

SYNOPSIS
       gtypist [ options... ] [	script-file ]

DESCRIPTION
       `gtypist' is a typing tutor with	several	 lessons  for  different  key-
       boards and languages.  New lessons can be written by the	user easily.

OPTIONS
       -b     --personal-best
	      track personal best typing speeds

       -e %   --max-error=%
	      default maximum error percentage (default	3.0); valid values are
	      between 0.0 and 100.0

       -n     --notimer
	      turn off WPM timer in drills

       -t     --term-cursor
	      use the terminal's hardware cursor

       -f P   --curs-flash=P
	      cursor flash period P*.1 sec (default 10); valid values are  be-
	      tween 0 and 512; this is ignored if -t is	specified

       -c F,B --colours=F,B
	      set initial display colours where	available

       -s     --silent
	      don't beep on errors

       -q     --quiet
	      same as -s, --silent

       -l L   --start-label=L
	      start the	lesson at label	'L'

       -w     --word-processor try to mimic word processors

       -k     --no-skip
	      forbid the user to skip exercises

       -i     --show-errors
	      highlight	errors with reverse video

       -h     --help
	      print this message

       -v     --version
	      output version information and exit

       -S     --always-sure
	      do not ask confirmation questions

       --banner-colors=F,B,P,V set top banner colours (background, foreground,
	      package and version respectively)

       --scoring=wpm,cpm
	      set scoring mode (words per minute or characters per minute)

       If   not	 supplied,  script-file	 defaults  to  '/usr/local/share/gtyp-
       ist/gtypist.typ'.  The path $GTYPIST_PATH is searched for script	files.

EXAMPLES
	      To run the default lesson	in english `gtypist.typ':

	      gtypist

	      To run the lesson	in spanish:

	      gtypist esp.typ

	      To instruct gtypist to look for lesson `bar.typ' in a non	 stan-
	      dard directory:

	      GTYPIST_PATH="/home/foo" gtypist bar.typ

	      To  run  the  lesson in the file `test.typ' of directory `temp',
	      starting at label	`TEST1', using the terminal's cursor, and  run
	      silently:

	      gtypist -t -q -l TEST1 /temp/test.typ

AUTHOR
       Written by Simon	Baldwin

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to bug-gtypist@gnu.org

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003	Simon Baldwin.
       Copyright (C) 2003, 2004, 2008, 2011 GNU	Typist Development Team.  This
       program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO	WARRANTY; for details please  see  the
       file 'COPYING' supplied with the	source code.
       This  is	 free  software,  and you are welcome to redistribute it under
       certain conditions; again, see 'COPYING'	for details.  This program  is
       released	under the GNU General Public License.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation	for gtypist is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and gtypist programs	are properly installed at  your	 site,
       the command

	      info gtypist

       should give you access to the complete manual.

gtypist	2.9.5			  August 2014			    GTYPIST(1)

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