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Giveaway of the day — Typing Assistant 3.1

Display possible word list and complete words automatically as you type.
$35 EXPIRED
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Typing Assistant is a typing aid program. It makes typing faster, more intelligent and lowers effort and seamlessly integrates with virtually ALL Windows applications.

When typing, a smart Typing Assistant prompt window opens to show you possible words you are typing. Then with one key stroke it completes the word for you. The program automatically learns the words you type, and automatically expands user-defined shorthand to full text, so that the more you use the program, the smarter it becomes and the more you find it useful.

Typing Assistant is the ideal utility for authors, secretaries, journalists, translators, document creators and programmers, in fact anyone who frequently uses a word processor.

System Requirements:

Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista

Publisher:

Sumit Software

Homepage:

http://www.sumitsoft.com/index.htm

File Size:

2.65 MB

Price:

$35

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#120

Available 50% coupon code OFF-T3D0-IT, I use it just now!

Reply   |   Comment by JRoger  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#119

I just had a look at the authors website to check what was the current version now some months after the original giveaway... it is now at 4.1 but 4.0 and above do not recognise the GAOTD license details BUT 3.2 DOES! This is a big plus as 3.1 has some serious bugs that stop it working cold after a period of time and another bug that causes the entire screen to go loopy for no aparent reason as you type. Even the what's new page recomends people avoid 3.1 due to "potential bug".

http://www.sumitsoft.com/whatsnew.htm has details of what's fixed in 3.2
You should be able to unistall 3.1 and install 3.2 and the reg info remains intact.
If you do get curious and wish to try 4.0 or 4.1 it will not wipe out the existing registration data so you can downgrade to registered 3.2 afterwards.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#118

Reply   |   Comment by blkout  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#117

I tried this on Vista, and like some others here, encountered poor compatibility. It works in some places, but not others, such as Notepad and Wordpad. I wasn't expecting it to work with IE, which runs in Protected mode (with UAC). For IE, I use the Google Toolbar beta. Also, something really screwed up my Vista permissions. Firefox 3 beta wouldn't update or uninstall. My APC UPS monitor wouldn't run. Fortunately, I was able to uninstall them via Safe mode, which doesn't always work. I'm not too concerned, as I'm going to reinstall Vista anyway, due to other rot. Speaking of Firefox, it amuses me that many users are unaware that it added features that have been in IE and the Google Toolbar for a long time (of course, it took years for IE to add features that have been in Firefox, and the Google Toolbar is still much better). As for Typing Assistant, it amuses me that so many comments here which both claim to be using it, or claim that it's unnecessary, have so many spelling errors.

Reply   |   Comment by Fubar  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#116

@messenger #109:
Interesting idea to use the disable/enable function to get the dead ket functionallity. I am aware of this contolpanel setting.
The thing is that the typing you do has to be, as much possible, like the normal typing. The way you describe I have to hit twice (on and off again)and with the dead key function only once (on, off is automatic when the word is finished confirmed by a space, comma etc.) This will be much more intervening than using the dead key function.
But you have pointed out the main point of interception in the algorithm to implement the dead key function.
I see the enable/disable function as more of use for longer periods then while typing.
Thanks for thinking with me.

Reply   |   Comment by Funkster  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#115

Sadly, it wouldn't work for me either.
Everything downloaded and seemed to install but it didn't work in any program. I think there is a problem with the installer. I am running XP Pro and have administrator privileges.

Reply   |   Comment by Karen  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#114

I have used the program for the whole day now and I have to say I like the idea of this program - but it does not do it well. Because I use dual monitors and have two pretty big screens; most of my typing is not where that little box appears with the spelling. Too many times I was competing with two separate auto complete functions.

The main problem I have with this program is the box being on the wrong place, if it was just under what I was typing or was similar to Dreamweavers auto complete tag that would be extremely useful.

Unfortunately I had to un-install the program as it was just too unhelpful for me.

Reply   |   Comment by Andrew  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#113

@H.Hui #101:
The auto-learn function learns words one after another. To fill your library will be much work. It is ideal to add words to an exsiting library though.
The import function I mentioned is not there (yet ?) but it will fill the library with many words in a very short time. You could start libraries from scratch in that way.

Reply   |   Comment by Funkster  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#112

I installed it without any trouble
But I have default sound! Then I turn the sound off. It's nicer.
Then, it's not easy to type a letter with a followed number, such as K4, ...
Anyway, thank GAOTD!

Reply   |   Comment by Chung, Tran  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#111

#69 Fidel
Too bad you didn't figure out how to use Typing Assistant before uninstalling it. EverNote is one of my most-used programs; in fact, I found out about Giveaway of the Day from the EverNote site. It's so easy to enable TA to work in EverNote and other programs! I also enabled it in another of my most-used programs, RootsMagic, my genealogy database program.

To do this, just go to Control Panel and choose Application Manage. Click ENABLED. Then click the Add button and choose Running (or Browse, if the program you want to enable isn't running). I enabled several running programs at the same time. Of course, you can also choose programs to disable in Application Manage.

I don't know yet how useful TA will be to me since I'm a fast typist and a good speller, but I think I'll use it a lot for genealogy. When I'm entering data in RootsMagic, I often use the same terminology over and over, so this could be a lot easier than retyping every time.

Thanks, GOTD, for this freebie. I like it!

Reply   |   Comment by Miss LN  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#110

Other than LetMeType, all the other suggestions here are for autocomplete features. I've been trying more of Typing Assistant now and I think it's cool.
1. You can set the exception list. It was well thought out too because when you type the exception, it hides the characters. The developer understand that it's for passwords.
2. You can check and edit the auto-suggest. I now have quite a few words I usually type shown there. It's cool.
3. This is not an auto-complete software like in Word. Instead, this is more of an intellisense type software.
4. It has an interface bug I am experiencing right now while typing this. When the word list comes up, it corrupts my whole desktop (all gone white). But ok again when the word list goes off. Developers, please check why. I am on XP SP3 using the MS Zune theme (MS signed).
5. You can set the number of characters before it suggest and also the delay before suggestions are shown. This is good so it won't show up for short words and for long words, it will only show up if you pause a while, maybe when trying to spell the word. That's very thoughtful.
6. US$35 is not expensive (although expensive in my currency.. sigh) for this kind of software.
7. It uses about 25 to 30 MB of RAM. Seems a lot at first but hey, I paid for all these gigabytes of RAM and I'd better use it. Firefox uses 80MB and that's not a lot by today's standard.
8. It works on ALL software in Windows - although the word list sometimes come up far away from your typing such as in Firefox right now. Well, it's not that easy to detect the position for every software especially in a web-based software because what you see is not what Windows see. Sometimes the word list hides my typing.
9. Customize the settings and you'll find it will work in your favor. However, it does consume a bit of CPU while you're typing. So, turn it on only when needed such as when writing a technical document (lots of long words!).
10. Room for a lot of improvement (like the detection of the cursor position properly). I hope the next version will address the issues. Also, please use less CPU. My notebook gets hot easily when this is on (I monitor CPU usage while typing. Every time the suggestion list comes up, core 1 and core 2 shoots up to 40% to 50% usage. Maybe because it creates the window - that's why also the corruption to the screen. Better not to destroy the suggestion window but instead hide it so next time it's shown, the CPU usage won't shoot up as it tries to create the window - I'm just guessing here.

Anyway, I think this has potential. Being able to detect a language (or let us select it) would also be useful - not just the keyboard layout.

Reply   |   Comment by Universal Cynic  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#109

@# 88 Andrew
In the control panel under Keyboard Layout Manager you can set up the enable the Spanish or whatever language keyboard style you need to use.

@# 91-92 Andrew
You should be reading the comments or better yet examine the program better. You don’t need to use the curser. Just enter the number to the left of the suggested word you need to use.
As far as slowing your computer, I have software to test this and it only uses 1.2 % of your processor and 0 when in idol. And as I commented in #61, unless you only have 8mb ram you wouldn’t even notice the memory it uses.

@#97 Funkster
(1. making possible the use of dead keys to trigger the suggestion window.)

This program does have this feature in the control panel in the Hot Key and you can change your choice of which (dead) hot key you want to use. Hit the key once to disable then hit again to enable. The default setting is Ctrl + Alt + F12.

I have mine to use only the F11 then hit ok to shut the control panel and as I type just hit F11 and the program disabled itself.

(2. making possible the use of an import function.)

I too wish it had an import feature but like #101 H. hui posted, go to auto learn in the control panel and add anything there, like your own words into the library.
Hope this helped.

Reply   |   Comment by Messenger  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#108

Oops, OpenOffice does it differently. This one is better because I can select the suggested word. It's slow at first but after a while, Typing Assistant learned the words I used most and suggest them on top. It also learned any words that I typed including my name. You'll see the words it learned from you marked with a blue cube while the words in it's built-in dictionary with purple cube. Now, that's helpful if you doubt your own spelling. It's working right now while I am typing this! You can also just type the number of the suggested word for quicker insertion rather than using the arrow keys. Someone asked about hunt and peck - I think this will benefit those kind of typists more.
Cool! Thanks GAOTD! Wow, two gems in 1 week (Macrium Reflect the other one).

Reply   |   Comment by Universal Cynic  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#107

I am a fast typist, having learned to type as a child (in 9th grade typing class, I hit 120 wpm regularly on typing tests). I also am a writer and rarely have to check the spelling of words.

However, I also have plenty of friends who are not native English speakers and whose English abilities vary from very poor to very good. I also have friends who are slow "two finger typists" who practice the "hunt and peck" technique.

It will be nice to have experimented with this program because now I can recommend this program to friends and others who ask me to recommend a program useful for helping them with spelling and typing.

I wonder if it would be possible to import other languages dictionaries into this program.

I'm sure that it would be possible to type or maybe copy-paste basic words from other languages into the program using the Auto-learn feature although that would be very time-intensive.

I suggest to the creator to consider the pros and cons of expanding the program's capabilities to being able to translate between languages. Seems to me that the auto learn feature could be modified for such purpose, and my guess is that it would be possible to utilize a freeware multi-language dictionary program or its files such as

Everest Dictionary http://www.free-soft.ro/index-en.html
35 dictionaries available to date.

FreeDict FreeDict - free open source bilingual dictionaries and also open-source utilities to use their dictionaries with other software
http://www.freedict.org/en/

http://www.nicolaottomano.it/freetranslator.htm

http://www.xabbu.ch/
Effective learning by typing freeware program
Xabbu is a free vocabulary builder that is trimmed for efficiency. It supports very effective methods to assemble vocabulary and to learn it in an easy and fast way.

Just a few resources I could think of quickly, as possibilities.

Reply   |   Comment by Spiritwolf  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#106

It sure is hard to believe so many would think this is a good program. Yes it does what it tells us it does and that is good. Are you so poor at typing that you would need this???? A much better thing would bee for you to take typing lessons. You should be able to type near the normal talking speed. If you have to look at the keyboard when typing the speed and accuracy will suffer.

Reply   |   Comment by ken kelly  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#105

For those who are getting an error message while trying to register the program, even when cutting and pasting the registration info:

I you are using a skinning program, unload it from memory before starting Typing Assistant.

I found that other programs that hook onto the keyboard (like Shortkeys, for example) may cause trouble as well. Shut them down before opening Typing Assistant. It won't make a difference if TA is already running.

After the registration is finished, I found that at least Shortkeys can coexist peacefully with Typing Assistant - just not during the registration process.

HTH.

Reply   |   Comment by Ulrich Peters  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#104

I am very surprised that so many users don't understand what this program is really intended to achieve. Typing Assistant isn't a primarily spell-checker, and Word doesn't have this functionality without plug-ins/hacks.
For those of you who aren't sure what this product does, think of it this way: The Google toolbar you've probably installed starts to predict what you type in as you type. This program takes that same concept and applies it to everything you type on your PC. You don't have to use the suggestions if they don't complete what you intended to type, but it saves a ton of time when the system predicts what you did intend to type.

Reply   |   Comment by FireFox88  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#103

#17 - I am surprised that you'd want this to support Visual Studio, since Visual Studio has IntelliSense built in. Think of this program like IntelliSense for the rest of your applications.
I love this application. I use it when I write (novels) and it saves me hours of work in retyping character names and locations.
Thank you GAOTD and the app developer for this gem!

Reply   |   Comment by FireFox88  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#102

get Fanix AsYouType
if you type "btich" instead of "bitch" it corrects it for you,
just like autocorrect, you don't even need to select a word from a list. It can also underline spelling errors. But best is the great google toolbar for that.

Reply   |   Comment by xsouldeath  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#101

#97: How to add your custom words to library? You can open control panel, Auto-Learn, Pick Up, you can paste anything here and pick up words you want add to library. Convenient to learn my special words.

Reply   |   Comment by H. hui  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#100

Pros Great program. Easy to use. Integrates with everything. Beeping can be turned off - thank you...
Cons Leaves no option for error notification other than annoying beeping sound.
Thoughts Really no other way to notify user of an error. Maybe someone can offer a suggestion.

Reply   |   Comment by Jonzie  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#99

A free spell-checker alternative: tinySpell
A new version is just out.

Reply   |   Comment by Mia  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#98

It won't let me register either.. did do a copy/paste and get 'invalid key" etc.

Reply   |   Comment by copmom  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#97

I would like to recommend some new features to the makers of this software.

1. making possible the use of dead keys to trigger the suggestion window.
2. making possible the use of an import function.

Dead keys:
The trigger for the suggestionwindow is promting as soon conditions are met i.e. there is at least one word in the library to be found to display and it has more characters then told in the settings.
In the options could be included the use of dead keys like [CTRL]. As you set this option, you should be able to enter the dead key of choise (like [ALT], [CTRL] etc.) in the settings.
The working would be that the suggestionwindow is not prompted unless and only for the word were a dead key was preceding immediatly.
For example when the dead key of choise is [CTRL], only when you type "[CTRL]designersjob" (where [CTRL] is only the key meant), only then the suggestionwindow will be prompted and the library searched. When it is in the library, display it or all the alternatives, when it's not there, learn it (add to library).
This way the suggestionwindow is only there by choise. Some will like that better and could set that option. The algorithm will be the same only a little interception for this setting has to be made.

Normally when pressing [CTRL] no character will be typed (it is a dead key). Normal use of this key would always be together with yet another key. Here the use is only pressing once and alone, and then go on working (there is another app that does something like that: ALLCHARS comment #52).

Import function:
It would be nice to be able to feed the app some documents (.txt-format) and add all the words to a library of choise (number of characters in the words may be longer than some sort of setting). Ofcourse there will be a lot of unwanted words aswell but you don't have to choose those words while typing (that library would be great to use together with the dead key option. That's why I don't worry also about typo's in the library, just don't choose to insert them while typing). It would be great to make technical libraries or libraries in another language (very much lacking now).

As everybody expected already, my native tongue is not english. I just try to convey my thoughts here. It would surely be nice to have a library for my daily use.

Reply   |   Comment by Funkster  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#96

There will always be people who like this functionallity and people that don't. That's fine and up to you.
But there will also be a group of people that do not realize that you have to tune this application to make it fit to your taste.
Use it for longer words you don't like to type fully. There will be a wordlength where it becomes usefull for you (individual setting)

Use it with sense might be helping as well. Do not have it starting up with Windows. Why should you, you will not always use it.
Also use enable/disable. The problem with unintended archiving your passwords only occurs when you make stupid use of this app. Also set exceptions.

@StanP #93:
You must be a first time installer of this app. because if you were not, you would not need the serial# at all !! No problem though, I'll give it a try:
Open the readme file from the GAotD-download.
When registering do not type, but use copy & paste instead. Typing is a bad idea while registering.

Reply   |   Comment by Funkster  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#95

I prefer PhraseExpress which also suggests to autocomplete full sentences(!) instead of just single words:

http://demo.phraseexpress.com

Mikka

Reply   |   Comment by Mikka  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#94

I have started testing this program and like how configurable it is. It seems to have no impact on on system speed and I can completely ignore it if I want and continue typing. However it is fairly smart in following your typing and making suggestions. If you are looking for a program like this you will likely benefit a lot from using it.

For configuration you can control how many characters are entered before it tries to help which is good for those not wanting help with simple short words. It also allows you to create an exceptions list of applications for it not to help with; so for those of you already having something like this setup in Microsoft Office and such this will keep it out of the way, yet make it available when it's needed on your system. Overall I can recommend this application; it seems well done. As for paying $35, I doubt I would pay for something like this. Thanks GOTD.

Reply   |   Comment by Leland  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#93

I type the codes in EXACTLY AS Shown in the readme file, yet it still gives me:

Invalid username or liscense key...

HELLLLLLLLLLLP!!!

Reply   |   Comment by StanP.  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#92

Very good point #86

I don't see the point of this program. I have installed it on my XP SP2 machine and it installs and registers perfectly. However, if you can half type even relatively quickly, then this is more of an annoyance than a help. If you start typing a word, it comes up with a list of words it thinks you want to type. When the list pops up, you have to stop what you are typing, look at the list, use the cursor keys to go down the list (if your word isn't the first word) and hit enter. This takes a LOT longer than just typing the word without this annoying little program. As someone pointed out, words like "the" and "it", it is just plain ridiculous. This is basically like predictive text on a mobile phone. However, unlike a mobile phone, one isn't required to press a key 3 or 4 times to get the letter you want on a standard qwerty keyboard.

If you can type normally, then there is a huge new learning curve to use such a program, and I find it impossible to imagine how such a program could speed up your typing after you've adapted to the program. If you can type at least 20 wpm, then this WILL slow your typing down, as well as slowing your computers OS down, because it takes system resources to run, and just typing this description, I've noticed that when you make a mistake and delete some letters, it is a lot slower at deleting, because as you delete, it then analyses the letters and brings up a list. You just can't delete and continue typing. Programs that think they know best may be good for a minute select few on earth, but for the majority of users, this is pointless programming.

Now, where is that uninstall button? Oh there it is.....in the control panel :)

Reply   |   Comment by Andrew  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#91

Very good point #86

I don't see the point of this program. I have installed it on my XP SP2 machine and it installs and registers perfectly. However, if you can half type even relatively quickly, then this is more of an annoyance than a help. If you start typing a word, it comes up with a list of words it thinks you want to type. When the list pops up, you have to stop what you are typing, look at the list, use the cursor keys to go down the list (if your word isn't the first word) and hit enter. This takes a LOT longer than just typing the word without this annoying little program. As someone pointed out, words like "the" and "it", it is just plain ridiculous. This is basically like predictive text on a mobile phone. However, unlike a mobile phone, one isn't required to press a key 3 or 4 times to get the letter you want on a standard qwerty keyboard.

If you can type normally, then there is a huge new learning curve to use such a program, and I find it impossible to imagine how such a program could speed up your typing after you've adapted to the program. If you can type at least 20 wpm, then this WILL slow your typing down, as well as slowing your computers OS down, because it takes system resources to run, and just typing this description, I've noticed that when you make a mistake and delete some letters, it is a lot slower at deleting, because as you delete, it then analyses the letters and brings up a list. You just can't delete and continue typing. Programs that think they know best may be good for a minute select few on earth, but for the majority of users, this is pointless programming.

Reply   |   Comment by Andrew  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#90

I have been using version 2.1 for several months. Spent the last two days trying out PhaseExpress and then deleting it from my computer. The reason I tried PE is because it imports MS Word Autocorrect entries. However, after typing autocorrect entries 2 or 3 times, they would disappear from my list. I have about 2000 autocorrect entries.

In TA you can open shorthand.lib and mass add autocorrect entries. With a little effort I added 2000 entries in about 30 minutes as you have to format entries to TA library. I opened shorthand.lib in Notetab Pro anyway.

TA can be started and stopped with ctrl+alt+F12 which I like. PE is always on which I didn't like. Autocorrect entries require hitting hot key enter (but that can be changed to tab or other keys).

While both openoffice and MS office have autocorrect, you of course have to use those softwares (which I do often). However, sometimes I just want to use Notetab or Notepad and not open office programs. Also TA will autocorrect directly in my various email programs Thunderbird or yahoo or hotmail, directly. I don't have to bother opening up office and transferring writings.

In my opinion, TA has a use and when it's free, that's even better. Enjoy.

Reply   |   Comment by Bryan  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#89

Unable to get TA 3.1 to interact with any application on this vista basic SP1 laptop regardless of TA 3.1 being started as an Administrator or not.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#88

Does it work for Spanish typing?
Thanks

Reply   |   Comment by Andrew  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#87

Well it is about time a program that works really well and for the average computer person. I love it. This is exactly what I wanted programs for the average user.

Now on to the program I found it works well, not sure I like the beep when the word is not in the list, but I truly can't complain. I have sent this web page or download program off to about 20 friends, which I rarely do.

Reply   |   Comment by Sharon  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#86

Nice program now I don't have to remember passwords and anybody else on my machine have access to my passwords !!!!

No thanks.

Reply   |   Comment by GertJ  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#85

My typing in English is rapid enough and clean enough that I find no benefit in this program as it is currently designed. It would, however, be useful if the software would let me plug in Aspell dictionaries in various languages (especially simultaneous use of multiple languages) and support other character sets.

Reply   |   Comment by Chazz  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#84

There is another smart small Freeware Oldie around (English/Deutsch) ...

LetMeType
Like Microsoft's AutoComplete, LetMeType helps you enter text, but regardless of the program you use. Running in the background, it analyses what you type. After some time it has collected enough information to guess a word after you have typed the first two or three letters. A list of the most probable words is displayed, and you can select one with a single keystroke or just continue typing. More...

http://www.clasohm.com/lmt/en

http://www.clasohm.com/lmt/de

Reply   |   Comment by e-t-c  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#83

#80: I tested it at VS 2005, TA suggestion window can auto detect VS suggestion window, and give it the priority. (It appears only VS suggestion window is not visible)

Reply   |   Comment by Jork nan  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#82

The trouble with this program is that it's no use to bad typists like myself as we need to look at the keyboard, not the screen. Touch typists, however, who do watch the screen will actually find it faster to type the word than to use the program.
Pity as it does what it's supposed to do, I just don't see many people being happy to use it.
Uninstalling, but thanks anyway.

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#81

This was given last time, initially i liked it but it was consuming lot of memory and sometimes it works like crazy giving you hard time.

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#80

how does it manage conflicts in an IDE with autocomplete like Eclipse, Delphi or Netbeans?

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#79

#5: I support your review partly. But user can add custom words at "Control Panel, Auto-Learn, Pick Up". This is useful to learn the words you typed previously.

Not worth $35? I don't think so by comparing similar program. Already got a license of my own just now.

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#78

Is this a rerun?
So what:

1. many people will see this offer for the first time.
--> many of them will be glad they have the chance.
2. others installed the former GAotD. Some of them might have lost the installation, perhaps due to a crash or a new pc.
--> many of them will be glad they have the chance.
.
But in fact this is not really a rerun but a new version v3.1 (former version was v3.0) and a major improvement, mainly because you have better control over when the suggestionwindow opens ("delay time" and "set the typed letters number ".)

For people using the old v3.0 version they can uninstall and reinstall the new v3.1 trial version (from the homepage). The serialnumber is the same but will not be needed. You will stay registered after uninstalling.
With the trial version you do have a giveaway-whenever-you-need.

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#77

@#73 Ulrich Peters
You seemed to have brought up a good point that some people have problems with when using a skin theme over the original OS theme and may think it's the software instead of the theme. In your case it maybe your WindowBlinds theme. I myself use AlienWare DarkStar OS theme, I don't have a problem with Typing Assistant, but do have that problem in one of my SpyBot S&D info pages where the info seems invisible and have to resort to going back to (ugy) XP or Classic Windows to see it.

Reply   |   Comment by Messenger  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#76

Uses an English dictionary only, I guess?!?

Reply   |   Comment by Mike  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#75

@#65 gms9810
Don't right click on the word to add the word into your sentence. You just left click once on the word or better and faster yet leave the mouse alone and just type the number that's next to the word in the blue column.

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#74

Thank you GOTD, this seems like a very nice program, especially for those who don't speak English as mother language. There are some problems, however. The first thing I noticed is that Typing Assistant doesn't work at all if you have a skin applied to your operating system, like WindowBlinds. If it isn't working for you and you have a skin applied, revert to standard OS appearance and test again.
The second thing is that the registration data provided with this free download doesn't seem to work on my desktop, as I get the message "Invalid User Name or License Key!", but works just fine a second computer I tested. Yes, I know how to copy & paste, but it doesn't work. Strange.

Reply   |   Comment by Ulrich Peters  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#73

What's New in Version 3.1 from http://www.sumitsoft.com/download.htm

You can select the basic dictionary freely, such as General or Medical dictionary.
You can set the delay time when suggestion window appears.
You can set the typed letters number when suggestion window appears.
Some other improvements.

@61 messenger: everyone should read your comment there !!!!!! very good.

Reply   |   Comment by Funkster  –  10 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#72

Seems to be pretty good, but doesn't seen to let you 'register' free software. You have to BUY to register.

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#71

Well, it downloaded and worked just fine for me.

Using it while typing this out.

I used to have a prog that bleeped when you had caps on which this one could do with, other than that it does what it says.

Just one observation. It didn't need educating with any four letter words but it was unable to spell my fav word, namely 'Bollocks'--- It can now.

Cheers GAOTD team

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