b. Some standard editing features include absolute centering, which
accurately positions the information in the center of the screen; character,
row, and page delete; row-by-row or page colorizing; left and right margin
justification; variable speed roll or crawl, flash mode; character edge;
graphics capability; etc.
c. More advanced CGs allow you to create custom characters such as
Logos are best described as the letter/picture graphics seen on a
Custom characters are created by preparing a high contrast
black and white artwork of the logo. This artwork is then photographed with
a small black and white camera which is connected to the character
Once the information is recorded, it is converted into
electronic pulses by the CG.
It can then be recalled using the functions
available in the CG.
You can change the size of the logo, add letters,
colorize it, and place it anywhere on the screen.
Learning Event 2:
DESCRIBE AND IDENTIFY THE PROCEDURES USED TO ENTER INFORMATION USING A
1. This lesson should be used as a learning tool but it is not intended to
supercede the owner's manual of your character generator or the Standing
Operating Procedures (SOP) already established by your unit.
2. Before operating a character generator, you should become thoroughly
familiar with the basic layout of your keyboard.
Let's look at a basic
NOTE: Do not use this lesson on the job. Rather, use
the owner's manual for your character generator.
a. Cursor keys. The cursor control keys left (), right (), up ()
and down() are used to move the cursor rapidly anywhere on the screen.
b. HOME key. This key is used to move the cursor to row one, column
one of the current page.
c. RETURN key. The return key will move the cursor one row down and to
the left margin from its current location.
d. Space bar. This key moves the cursor to the right, one space at a
time, from its current location.
e. DELETE key.
There are various ways to erase characters from the
screen. You can replace them by simply typing over them; use the space bar
and delete one character at a time; or use the erase/delete key to erase
rows or pages at a time.