LetterDraw Documentation

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Introduction

LetterDraw is a program for teaching children how to write the upper case letters, lower case letters, and numbers from 1 to 10. It animates the drawing of the letters and provides an optional template (dotted lines) for children to trace over.

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LetterDraw Basics

LetterDraw shows the letter or number on the left and has a drawing area on the right for the child to write in. Tap the on-screen buttons to go to other letters and numbers, press the down arrow key to move to the next letter, or tap on the silk screen menu button to bring up several options, including the ability to set user preferences or move to a specific letter or number. Tap on the Show Me to see an animation of the letter or number being drawn. Tap on the Try Again button to erase your writing and start again. Check the Dots box to see an outline of the letter or number or uncheck it for a blank writing area.

Menu Options

Options Menu
Options Menu

LetterDraw has only 1 menu (tap on the menu silk-screen icon just above the Datebook hardware button), an Options menu with the following choices:

Preferences

Preferences Screen
Preferences

The Preferences options are:

On color devices, tap on the Set Colors button to set the colors used for the Model (the letter/number that LetterDraw writes), the Drawing (the letter/number that you write), or the Dots (the optional outline that LetterDraw writes).

Pricing

LetterDraw is $4 shareware. All future upgrades are free.

Paying for LetterDraw

See the Purchasing.html document or tap on the i (information) button on the LetterDraw Registration screen for details on how obtain a registration code.

Registering Once You Have Paid

Once you have your registration code, go back into LetterDraw and use the Registration menu option to bring up the Registration screen. Enter the code and click on the OK button. You should get a confirmation window indicating that you're all set. Thanks!

Other Documentation

In the "Apps" folder, the file LetterDrawDoc.pdb is a Doc-formatted version of this file. This file can be installed on your PalmPilot for reference if you have any Doc reader installed. You can download the free eReader (http://www.ereader.com/ereader/software/browse.htm).

In the "Docs" folder the following files can also be found:

Credits

Many thanks to:

Updates and Contact Information

LetterDraw Version 1.2.0, April 3, 2006
LetterDraw is Copyright (C)2003-2006 by Robert Jen.

The latest version of LetterDraw and other PalmPilot and Macintosh software can be found at http://www.rjen.com (specifically http://www.rjen.com/Pilot/LetterDraw.html). Questions, comments, and any other email can be sent to the author Robert Jen at mailto:rjen@rjen.com. Your feedback is much appreciated.