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       gtypist - a typing tutor with lessons for different keyboards and languages


       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 easily.


       -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

       -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 silently:

              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, 2011 GNU Typist Development Team.  This program  comes  with
       ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details please see the file 'COPYING' supplied with the source
       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


       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.