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Gesture: A single-stroke of ink that is interpreted as an editing function such as Cut, Copy or Paste.

Edit Content: Performing editing functions such as Cut, Copy or Paste and inserting one or more punctuation symbols.

Standard User Interface: The method of editing content in Microsoft Word that involves using a pen, mouse or your fingers to interact with a toolbar or an onscreen keyboard.

Repetitive Stress Injury: Heavy use of mouse and/or keyboard can lead to development of repetitive stress injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Voice Command: Where words spoken by a user are interpreted as a given editing function. For example, when a person says, “Cut This” or “Paste This”, the corresponding editing function is performed.

SLOW, FAST, or FASTER: Terms that refer to the speed with which a user can edit content in Microsoft Word.

EditRight versus Standard User Interface

EditRight (pen and tablet)

 Standard User Interface (pen and tablet)

FAST

SLOW

ACCURATE

ACCURATE

PORTABLE

PORTABLE

ERGONOMIC

ERGONOMIC

Fact: You can use EditRight with a pen and tablet to edit content in Microsoft Word, with nearly twice the speed of the Standard User Interface with a pen and tablet (view EditRight Technology Video).

Conclusion: Save time and money editing content in Microsoft Word by using EditRight with a pen and tablet as opposed to using the Standard User Interface with a pen and tablet.

EditRight versus Laptop

EditRight (pen and tablet)

Laptop (touchpad and keyboard)

FAST

SLOW

ACCURATE

ACCURATE

PORTABLE

PORTABLE

ERGONOMIC

NO RISK of developing

Repetitive Stress Injury with a pen.

NON-ERGONOMIC

Risk of developing Repetitive

Stress Injury with a keyboard.

Fact: Edit content faster in Microsoft Word by using EditRight with a pen that directly interacts with the screen of a tablet as opposed to using your fingers on a touchpad to indirectly interact with the screen of a laptop.

Conclusion: Save time and money editing content in Microsoft Word by using EditRight with a pen and tablet as opposed to using a laptop with a touchpad and keyboard.

EditRight versus Desktop

EditRight (pen and tablet)

Desktop (mouse and keyboard)

FASTER

FAST

ACCURATE

ACCURATE

PORTABLE

Edit content on-the-go,
anytime and anywhere.

STATIONARY

Edit content ONLY at a fixed location.

ERGONOMIC

NO RISK of developing

Repetitive Stress Injury with a pen.

NON-ERGONOMIC

Risk of developing Repetitive Stress

Injury with a mouse and/or keyboard.

Fact: While a Stationary Mouse and Keyboard Desktop Computer allows you to quickly and accurately edit content in Microsoft Word, it lacks the portability and ergonomics of a pen and tablet.

Conclusion: You can use EditRight with a pen and tablet to silently, quickly, accurately and ergonomically edit content in Microsoft Word anytime and anywhere OR you can edit content in Microsoft Word using a Stationary Mouse and Keyboard Desktop Computer with the risk of developing repetitive stress injury.

EditRight versus Speech

Fact: A user can dictate 120 Words Per Minute (three times as fast as they type at 40 Words Per Minute).

Fact: Unlike dictation, there is NO speed advantage associated with performing a given editing function by speaking out loud a NOISY voice command, as opposed to using EditRight with a pen and tablet to SILENTLY and QUICKLY perform a given editing function by drawing a single stroke gesture or one or more punctuation symbols.

Conclusion: Use EditRight with a pen and tablet to silently, quickly, accurately and ergonomically edit content in Microsoft Word anytime and anywhere, without having to overwork your vocal cords OR disturb other people nearby with the noise created by speaking an almost endless stream of voice commands.