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       gtypist - interactive typing tutor


       gtypist [ Options... ] [ script-file ]


       ‘gtypist’  is  a  typing  tutor  with  several  lessons  for  different
       keyboards and languages.  New  lessons  can  be  written  by  the  user


       -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
              between 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)

              set scoring mode (words per minute or characters per minute)

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


              To run the default lesson in english ‘gtypist.typ’:


              To run the lesson in spanish:

              gtypist esp.typ

              To  instruct  gtypist  to  look  for  lesson  ‘bar.typ’ in a non
              standard 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

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


       Written by Simon Baldwin


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       Copyright © 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Simon Baldwin.
       Copyright © 2003, 2004, 2008 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.


       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.