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GNU Typist - psaní všemi deseti

Toto je manuál pro GNU Typist (verze 2.9.3, 17 December 2012), program určený k výuce psaní na klávesnici pro několik jazyků a různé klávesové rozložení.

Copyright © 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2011, 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled “GNU Free Documentation License”.

GNU Typist je interaktivní výukový program, který vám pomůže osvojit si principy správného psaní na klávesnici všemi deseti prsty. Obsahuje několik lekcí pro různé typy klávesnic a různé jazyky. (Mezi nimi nechybí ani čeština.) Lekce pro gtypist jsou napsány ve snadno pochopitelném skriptovacím jazyku, takže je mohou uživatelé modifkovat či vytvářet nové. Pokud zadáte parametr cs.typ, spustíte lekce v češtině zaměřené na českou klávesnici.


GNU Typist (či gtypist) je svobodný software; to znamená, že jej může za určitých podmínek každý svobodně používat a dále redistribuovat. Přesné podmínky můžete nalézt v GNU General Public Lincense, kterou jste obdrželi s tímto programem a která následuje tuto sekci.

GNU Typist můžete získat od přítele nebo z Internetu:

Hlavní distribuční web:


Domovská stránka


On-line manuál (aktualizace mezi vydáním jednotlivých verzí)


Stránka vývojářů (CVS repozitář, úlohy, podpora...)


Stažení GNU Typist (zdrojové kódy, binární verze, tutoriály)





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1 Úvod

GNU Typist je interaktivní program pro výuku psaní na klávesnici všemi deseti prsty. Obsahuje výukové lekce, cvičení i rychlostní testy. Program je určen pro používání na terminálech bez grafiky. Byl zkompilován na GNU/Linuxu, Unixech (Aix, OpenBSD) a také na DOS/Windows (DOS 6.22, Windows 98, Windows NT).

Program načítá lekce vytvořené ve snadno pochopitelném skritpovacím jazyku. Je distribuován spolu s několika dobrými a kompletními lekcemi, které můžete používat, modifikovat, nebo psát nové. (see Vytvořte nové lekce see Příkazy skriptovacího jazyka).

Pokud nespecifikujete příslušný soubor lekcí na příkazové řádce, bude použit gtypist.typ. (Podrobnosti o cestě k souborům naleznete v sekci see Proměnné prostředí).

Na horní řádce obrazovky naleznete banner programu. Na nejspodnější řádce se potom nalézají různé zprávy, dotazy a další informace o stavu. Řádky mezi tím jsou používány pro tutoriály, cvičení a rychlostní testy.

V programu jsou dva typy cvičení: drilové a rychlostní testy.

V drilových vám gtypist zobrazí text v každé druhé řádce obrazovky a počká, až uživatel správně opíše text do zbývajících prázdných řádek. Chybně zadaná písmena jsou indikována obráceným ^, nebo >, pokud je špatně zadaným znakem konec řádky. Na konci cvičení program spočítá skutečnou a užitečnou rychlost v jednotkách slov za minutu. Pokud jste udělali příliš mnoho chyb, cvičení se spustí znova.

Není dovoleno zpětně opravovat špatně zadané znaky.

V rychlostních testech zobrazuje gtypist text na obrazovce a čeká, až ho uživatel přepíše tím samým. Chyby se zobrazují a na konci testu se spočítá opravdová a užitečná rychlost ve WPM (words per minute – slova za minutu). Pokud se vyskytlo příliš mnoho chyb, test se spustí znovu. Opravování chyb je povoleno, ale takto opravené chyby budou stejně započítány do hodnocení.

Jestli jste již udělali příliš mnoho chyb, můžete použít ESC a test se spustí znovu. Kdykoliv dokončíte lekci, butete dotázáni, zda ji chcete opakovat.

GNU Typist obsahuje i cvičení zaměřené pouze na procvičování (jak drilová cvičení, tak rychlostní testy), která možná nebudete muset vůbec opakovat. Nechceme ale říkat, zda se to týká zrovna vás, takže se stejně budete muset snažit, jak nejlépe umíte ;-)

Ve výsledcích rychlosti znamená jedno slovo pět znaků, takže hrubé WPM je počet znaků v testovací oblasti dělené pěti a znovu dělené počtem uplynulých minut. Co se týče faktoru chyby, který WPM ovlivňuje, každá chyba je počítaná za špatné slovo.

2 Spouštění

Syntaxe pro spuštění GNU Typist je:

gtypist [ parametry... ] [ script_file ]

Podporované parametry jsou popsány níže (pozor, dlouhé tvary nejsou v DOSu podporovány).

-e, --max-error

Udává maximální procento chybovosti při zadávání textu. Defaultní hodnota je 3,0. Musí být mezi 0,0 a 100,0. Existuje i příkaz skriptovacího jazyka (see Příkazy skriptovacího jazyka), který to může změnit, pokud je zadané číslo menší. Pro procvičovací lekce je tato hodnota ale ignorována.

-n, --notimer

Normálně GNU Typist zobrazuje rychlost ve WPM (slova za minutu) jak po drilových cvičeních, tak po rychlostních zkouškách. Lekce jsou ale zřejmě napsané pro program, který zobrazoval rychlost pouze při rychlostních testech. Abyste gtypist přinutili k takovémuto chování odpovídajícímu lekcím, tedy aby nezobrazoval počet slov za minutu u drilových testů, použijte tento parametr.

-t, --term-cursor

gtypist si vytváří vlastní obdélníčkový kurzor, aby pomohl uživateli rozlišit mezi kurzorem a označením chyb v inverzních barvách. Tímto parametrem takové chování potlačíme a donutíme program používat standardní kurzor terminálu.

-f, --curs-flash

Hodnota tohoto parametru nastavuje blikání obdélníkového kurzoru v desetinách sekund. Hodnota 0 znamená, že kurzor nebude blikat. Standardní hodnota je 10, maximální 512. Toto je ignorováno, pokud bylo nastaveno -t nebo –term-cursor.

-c, --colo[u]rs

Normálně používá gtypist pouze normální a převrácené monochromatické barvy. Tímto parametrem můžete nastavit barvu popředí a pozadí na terminálech, které podporují barevný výstup. Barvy jsou specifikovány jako dvě čísla mezi 0 a 7. Kódy barev od 0 do 7 znamenají barvu černou, červenou, zelenou, žlutou, modrou, magenta a modrozelenou a bílou. Defalutní nastavení je 7,0 – bílá na černém pozadí. Toto nastavení je ignorováno pokud terminál nepodporuje barvy.

-s, --silent

Kdykoliv narazí gtypist na chybu, zapípá. Tímto nastavením můžete zvukový signál potlačit.

-q, --quiet

To samé jako -s, –silent.

-w, --wpmode

Tímto donutíte gtypist určitým způsobem napodobovat textový procesor, kdykoliv spouští nějaké cvičení. Mezeru na konci řádku bude brát jako korektní znak a přejde na další řádku. Pokud stisknete na konci řádky ENTER, přesune vás na následující odstavec. Vícenádobné mezery stlačí na jedinou a bude přeskakovat rozdělovací čárky na konci řádek.

-l, --start-label

Tento parametr udává návěstí ve skriptovém souboru, kde gtyping začne (pro informace o návěstí viz níže skriptovací jazyk). Pokud není start_label definováno, začne se od začátku souboru.

-k, --no-skip

Zakáže uživateli přeskakovat lekce nebo z nich utíkat pomocí ESC ESC.

Pokud chcete spouštět gtypist ve svém rodném jazyce, musíte také vhodně nastavit proměnnou prostředí LANG See Proměnné prostředí.


Ke spuštění standardního anglického souboru lekcí gtypist.typ:

Ke spuštění českých lekcí:
gtypist cs.typ

Donutíme gtypist, aby hledal lekci bar.typ v nestandardním adresáři /home/foo:
export GTYPIST_PATH="/home/foo" gtypist bar.typ

Abychom mohli spustit lekci test.typ v adresáři /tmp, a začít na návěstí TEST1, v tichém módu, za použití standardního kurzoru terminálu, zadáme toto:
gtypist -t -q -l TEST1 /tmp/test.typ

3 Dostupné lekce

S GNU Typist jsou dodávány tyto lekce :


Soubor QWERTY kurzů v češtině (+ numerická klávesnice)


Rychlý QWERTY kurz v angličtině


Dlouhý QWERTY kurz v angličtině


QWERTY výuka v angličtině


Ještě další QWERTY v angličtině


QWERTY opakování v angličtině


Výuka klávesnice Dvorak v angličtině


Drilová cvičení v angličtině


Rychlostní testy v angličtině


Numerická klávesnice v angličtině


Soubor všech předchozích anglických lekcí


Kurz QWERTY ve španělštině


Toto jsou standardní lekce z Ktouch 1.0 (http://ktouch.sourceforge.net), které byly do formátu gtypistu zkonvertovány s použitím tools/ktouch2typ.pl.

Tyto soubory jsou ktde.typ (german.ktouch), kten.typ (english.ktouch), ktfr.typ (french.ktouch), ktlecten.typ (lecture_en.ktouch), ktno.typ (norwegian.ktouch) and ktnumber.typ (number.ktouch).


To je německá lekce pro tipptrainer (http://www.pingos.schulnetz.org/tipptrainer), která byla zkonvertována s pomocí tools/tt2typ.pl.

Pokud v těchto lekcích najdete chyby, pokud nějakou upravíte, nebo pokud napíšete lekci novou, prosím vydejte ji pod svobodnou licencí a řekněte nám o tom – můžete nám napsat mail na bug-gtypist@gnu.org.

4 Používání typefortune

‘typefortune’ vám dovolí cvičit s textem z ‘fortune’.

SYNTAX: typefortune [-dslh] [-n počet] [-o <parametry_gtp>]


Použije D: místo S:.


Spustí fortune s -s.


Spustí fortune s -l.

-n <počet>

Cvičení <počet> fortunes.

-o <gtypist_options>

Předej gtypistu nastavení ve formě option (nastavení přepínače, např. -o word-processor), option,value (nastavení hodnoty, např. -o e,1.0) kde option je jméno nastavení (zkrácené či dlouhé) s tím, že všechny úvodní pomlčky jsou odstraněny. Pokud uvádíte více než jeden parametr, musíte je uvést v apostrofech: typefortune -n 3 -o 'silent e,5 word-processor'.

5 Příkazy skriptovacího jazyka

GNU Typist načítá data pro jednotlivé lekce ze skriptového souboru. Každá řádka s výjimkou komentářů a prázdných řádek má následující formát

znak_příkazu : data_příkazu

Znak příkazu je jeden znak, který určuje, co bude gtypist dělat, a data_příkazu jsou data, se kterými bude operovat. Pokud je znak_příkazu mezera, znamená to, že řádka je pokračováním předchozího příkazu. Oddělovač ’:’ musí být vždy v druhém sloupci řádky.

Řádky komentářů jsou řádky začínající znakem ’#’ a stejně jako prázdné řádky jsou ignorovány. Komentáře mohou mít jakýkoliv formát, jediným požadavkem je, aby začínaly ’#’. Všechny ostatní řádky musí mít výše uvedený formát.

Abyste se seznámili se základy, měli byste si přečíst See Úvod.

Následující výčet je seznamem platných hodnot znaků_příkazu:


Tento příkaz smaže celou obrazovku. Pokud má nějaká data_příkazu, ta jsou zobrazena v horním jednořádkovém banneru a zůstanou tam až do zavolání následujícího příkazu B. Tento příkaz nesmí pokračovat na následující řádce.


T znamená tutoriál. Příkaz může zpracovávat více řádek a to až do zaplnění obrazovky. Každá řádka příkazu je prostě vytištěna na obrazovku. Příkaz smaže obrazovku pod horním jednořádkovým bannerem. Když je zobrazování hotovo, program čeká na uživatelský vstup. Toho je také využíváno pro tisk položek menu.


Hvědička znamená návěstí v souboru. Návěstí může být cílem pro příkazy G, Y, N nebo F. Návěstí mohou zahrnovat jakékoliv znaky včetně mezer a jsou jednořádkovým příkazem. Mezery na konci návěstí jsou ignorovány.


Tento příkaz zobrazí stručné instrukce k drilovému či rychlostnímu testu. Je dovoleno použít pouze dvou řádek. Narozdíl od příkazu T se před pokračováním nečeká na stisk klávesy. Značka by tedy měla být vždy následována cvičením. Maže plochu obrazovky pro cvičení, v tomto ohledu se chová jako dvouřádkové T.


Tento příkaz je nový způsob, jak vytvářet menu (od gtypistu 2.7) Zde je jeho syntax:

M: [UP=(LABEL|_EXIT)] "název"
 :LABEL1 "popis1"
 :LABEL2 "popis2"

UP-label označuje návěstí otcovského uzlu, které definuje poslední položku menu (pokud je to _EXIT, pak ,,Konec”, jinak bude poslední položka v menu ,,Zpět” skákat na zadaný uzel). Tento argument je volitelný. Pokud není přítomen, použije se defaultní _EXIT.

Název, stejně jako ostatní popis, musí být v uvozovkách (""). Navíc musí mezi UP=XXX a "název" či mezi návěstími a jejich popisem být alespoň jedna mezera.

Příklady hledejte v existujících lekcích.


Tento příkaz se nazývá ,,drill” a je jedním ze dvou typů cvičení.

Je to víceřádkový příkaz. Text je zobrazován v každé druhé řádce a uživatel jej opisuje do prostoru mezi nimi. To je důvod, proč nemůžete použít více jak 11 řádek obsahu.

Tento typ cvičení by měl být používán pouze pro cvičení prstů (např. jfjfjjf), ale může obsahovat i celá slova a věty, když jsou využívány k procvičování (písmeno, slabika) a nejedná se o opravdové texty.

Verze s malým písmenem d znamená ,,pouze procvičování”, uživatel nebude muset cvičení opakovat ani pokud udělal příliš mnoho chyb.


To je druhý typ cvičení: ,,rychlostní test”.

Jedná se o víceřádkový příkaz. Zobrazuje svůj obsah na obrazovce a čeká, až jej uživatel přepíše tím samým textem. Proto můžete na jeden rychlostní test použít až 22 řádek. V tomto druhu testu můžete své chyby opravovat, počítadlo ve statistice je ale stále bude počítat jako chyby.

Rychlostní testy by měly být používány pro opisování kompletních vět, textů a souborů (např. dopis, texinfo, html či tex soubor).

Verze s malým písmenem s je rychlostní test ,,pouze k procvičování”, což znamená, že ani uživatel, který udělá příliš mnoho chyb, jej nebude muset opakovat.


Toto přinutí gtypist přeskočit na návěstí v datech_příkazu a pokračovat ve vyvolávání skriptu odtud. Jde o jednořádkový příkaz.


Tento příkaz vypíše svůj text na stavové řádce a před pokračováním čeká na klávesu Y nebo N. Ostatní znaky jsou ignorovány.

Jako vedlejší efekt můžete také stisknout F-klávesu, pokud je potřeba (nyní by již neměl být tento příkaz používán pro vytváření promptu pro menu – použijte raději příkaz M).


Y Je podobné G, s výjimkou toho, že příkaz skoku je vyvolán pouze pokud odpověď na předchozí otázku Q byla Y.


N je podobné G, s výjimkou toho, že příkaz skoku je vyvolán pouze pokud odpověď na předchozí otázku Q byla N.


Tento příkaz by již neměl být používán, použijte M Váže funkční klávesu na návěstí. Formát dat následujících tento příkaz musí být Fklávesa:návěstí, kde Fklávesa je číslo funkční klávesy mezi 1 a 12 a návěstí je místo, kam se přesunout po stisku této klávesy. Hodnota návěstí NULL klávesu znefunkční.

Pokud na terminálu nejsou dostupné funkční klávesy, mohou být místo jich použity klávesy 19 pro F1F9, 0 pro F10, A pro F11 a S pro F12.

Jinou alternativou pro F1F12 jsou kombinace: Ctrl-Q, Ctrl-W, Ctrl-E, Ctrl-R, Ctrl-T, Ctrl-Z, Ctrl-U, Ctrl-I, Ctrl-O, Ctrl-P, Ctrl-A a Ctrl-S.

To je také užitečné, pokud jsou funkční klávesy odchytávány jinými programy (například window managery).


Tento příkaz je používán pro nastavení nejvyššího procenta chyb dovoleného pro úspěšné absolvování následující lekce (E:<value>%) či pro všechny lekce až do dalšího výskytu E (E:<value>%*).

Pokud je nastaveno --max-error/-e, tak bute tento příkaz platit pouze tehdy, pokud je přísnější než hodnota specifikovaná na příkazové řádce.

data_příkazu se skládají z hodnoty (mezi 0.0 a 100.0) následované znakem ’%’ (toto je požadováno, aby byly skripty lépe čitelné). Existuje speciální hodnota default nebo Default, která nastavuje maximální procento chyb zpět na defaultní hodnotu.


Tento příkaz může být použit k nastavení návěstí (v data_příkazu), kam bude uživatel muset jít, pokud úspěšně neprojde cvičením.

Tento příkaz se většinou vztahuje pouze k následujícímu cvičení, ale pokud na konec dat_příkazu vložíte ’*’, můžete jej tak učinit trvale platným.

Pokud je návěstí NULL, pak příkaz návěstí resetuje.


Tento příkaz přinutí gtypist vyskočit. Je to jednořádkový příkaz. Jakékoliv data_příkazu jsou ignorována. Jiný způsob, jakým může dojít k opuštění programu, je když gtypist dojde na konec souboru (takže tam můžete také umístit návěstí a odkazovat na něj příkazem G)

Prohlédněte si malý příklad skriptu, který demonstruje dostupné příkazy (soubor lekce tinydemo.typ):

# Malý příklad
B: Demonstrace tutoriálu
T:Zde je malý příklad skriptu pro lekci.
 :Lepší příklad můžete nalézt v souboru
 :demo.typ, který je dodáván s GNU Typist.
I:Tady je drilové cvičení: 
D:asdf ghjkl;
I:A tady je zas rychlostní test: 
S:qwe rt yu iop
Q:Stačilo to již? [Y/N] 

6 Vytvořte nové lekce

This section provides guidelines and hints for creating new lessons (or improving existing ones).

6.1 Ktouch lessons

A very easy way to write lessons is to write them in the format that ktouch uses, and then convert it to a gtypist lesson using tools/ktouch2typ.pl. This will take care of writing “jump-tables”, a menu and a bit more.

The ktouch-format consists only of lessons, which are preceded by their names, and separated by blank lines and/or comments (# at the beginning of the line). So the first non-blank, non-comment line in the file is the name of the first lesson, and the first lesson consists of all the lines up to the next comment or blank line. After the separator (comment or blank line) the name of the second lesson follows and so on.

This is an example of a three-lesson ktouch file (excerpts from the first three lessons of german.ktouch):

# Deutsche Training-Datei für KTouch

f f f f f f fff fff fff f f f f f f fff fff fff f f f f f f f fff
j j j j j j jjj jjj jjj j j j j j j jjj jjj jjj j j j j j j j jjj
fff jjj fff jjj jjj fff jjj fff fjf fjf fjf jfj jfj jfj fjf jfjfj

fff jjj ddd kkk aaa ööö fff jjj ddd kkk aaa ööö fff jjj ddd kkkff
fda jkö fda jkö fda jkö fda jkö fda jkö fda jkö fda jkö fda jköfd
s s s s s s sss sss sss s s s s s s sss sss sss s s s s s s s sss

#Zwei wichtige Vokale: e und i
e und i
asdf ölkj fdsa jklö asdf ölkj fdsa jklö asdf ölkj fdsa jklö asdfö
das dass lös fad dass lös als dass las lös fad dass als dass dass
ded ded ded dej dek del deö ded deö del dek dej ded dej dek delde

Once you are done, use tools/ktouch2typ.pl to convert the file: ‘ktouch2typ.pl lesson.ktouch’ converts lesson.ktouch to lesson.typ. It is important that the input file ends in “.ktouch”, otherwise ktouch2typ.pl will skip it. Warning: this will overwrite lesson.typ without asking you !

You can customize the number of lines that ktouch2typ.pl uses for each drill by modifying the relevant variable in tools/ktouch2typ.pl.

Obviously, the disadvantage of this is that you cannot make use of all of gtypist’s features (but the output file is very readable, so you can edit it to use more of gtypist’s features).

6.2 Exercises from fortune

Using gtypist-mode.el you can quickly create lessons with text from the program fortune (or the emacs-internal yow if fortune isn’t available, as is usually the case on Windows).

Once you installed gtypist-mode.el (see Mód Emacsu), you can open a file with it “.typ” extension and run C-c C-f to create a drill (D: by default, use C-u or C-u C-u prefix to change).

6.3 Design patterns for lessons

6.3.1 Structure of lesson files

6.3.2 Patterns for exercises

7 Mód Emacsu

gtypist now comes with an Emacs major-mode which does syntax-highlighting, indentation and has some convenient commands for counting labels, a goto-label-command, inserting properly centered banners, special comments and a bit more.

Copy this file from tools/gtypist-mode.el to wherever you put your local elisp files (e.g. ~/elisp) and put this in your ~/.emacs (adapt path!):

(autoload 'gtypist-mode "~/elisp/gtypist-mode")

or put it in load-path (‘make install’ in the sources should take care of this for GNU Emacs, or if you are using the Debian package, it installs it here for you) and use this instead:

(autoload 'gtypist-mode "gtypist-mode")

and add this to your ~/.emacs:

(setq auto-mode-alist       
      (cons '("\\.typ\\'" . gtypist-mode) auto-mode-alist))

All this is also mentioned in the README-section of tools/gtypist-mode.el.

Here are the commands along with the keybindings:

C-c C-i, M-x gtypist-mode-info

This shows gtypist’s texinfo-documentation, starting at node “Script file commands” (see Příkazy skriptovacího jazyka). With prefix, start at the top-node.

C-c M-g, M-x gtypist-mode-goto-label

Query for a label to go to (with completion).

C-c C-l, M-x gtypist-mode-next-label

This command inserts the next label in a numbered sequence of labels. For example, if you insert


and hit C-c C-l then gtypist-mode will insert

C-c C-b, M-x gtypist-mode-insert-banner

This command inserts a centered B: command. It’s centered on 66 columns because “gtypist <version>” is in the right corner (prompts for content).

C-c C-r, M-x gtypist-mode-insert-hrule

Inserts a horizontal rule (comment) consisting of dashes.

C-c C-n, M-x gtypist-mode-new-lesson

Insert the comments (header) and a label to start a new lesson (prompts for name).

C-c C-f, M-x gtypist-mode-fortune-to-drill

Insert a drill (D:) with text from fortune (or yow if fortune isn’t available). Use C-u prefix to get S:, and C-u C-u to get d:.

Run C-h m for a complete list of commands and their keybindings.

If you find bugs or if you think there’s something else this mode could do, please write to bug-gtypist@gnu.org.

7.1 Proměnné prostředí

GNU Typist používá tyto proměnné prostředí:


GNU Typist nabízí Native Language Support (NLS) s podporou knihovny gettext. To znamená, že pokud to váš systém podoruje, můžete si vybrat jazyk, ve kterém chcete zobrazovat hlášky gtypistu. Momentálně jsou k dispozici angličtina, španělština, němčina, finština a čeština. K použití konkrétní NLS je třeba nastavit proměnnou prostředí LANG na odpovídající LL_CC kombinaci, kde LL je dvouznakový kód jazyka podle ISO 639 a CC je dvoupísmenný znak země podle ISO 3166 (např. es_ES pro Španělsko nebo de_DE pro Německo). Na některých systémech budete muset asi nastavit na tu samou hodnotu i proměnnou LANGUAGE.

Pokud chcete přeložit zprávy do nějakého jiného jazyka, nebo pokud chcete něco opravit, ozvěte se prosím na bug-gtypist@gnu.org.


Seznam adresářů, kde bude program hledovat skriptovací soubory. Dodržuje standardní způsob specifikace adresářů, to znamená seznam adresářů oddělených znaky ’:’. GNU Typist se při spuštění nejprve pokusí skript spustit z aktuálního adresáře a poté bude hledat v adresářích specifikovaných proměnnou GTYPIST_PATH. Nakonec se podívá do adresáře vytvořeného při instalaci. (Např. /usr/local/share/gtypist nebo /usr/share/gtypist).


Tuto proměnnou používá knihovna curses k určení obrazovky.


Tento parametr budete muset změnit, pokud jsou adresáře s terminfo rozdílné na systému, kde byl gtypist kompilován a na systému, kde má fungovat. Například na starších distribucích Slackware je terminfo umístěno v /usr/lib/terminfo. Na RedHat Linuxu je v /usr/share/terminfo. Pokud si program stěžuje na typ terminálu a má správně nastavenou hodnotu TERM, zkuste toto.

7.2 Chyby a opominutí

GNU Typist se nijak nesnaží minimalizovat výstup na terminál. Speciálně blikající kurzor může působit hodně pohybu. Pokud by to byl problém, použijte kurzor terminálu.

V rychlostních testech není možné používat backspace a delete za začátkem nové řádky nebo po klávese TAB. To je kvůli zjednodušení aktualizace obrazovky.

Barevné módy zřejmě nepracují dobře s UnixWare. Někdy nejsou správně zobrazeny převrácené barvy. To se týká některých typů terminálů a xterminálů.

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