The screen editor

When you use BASIC or almost any application program, you will interact with the HX-20 by typing on the keyboard, and it will respond by displaying text and graphics on the screen. This is made possible by the screen editor. Because the screen editor is central to almost all HX-20 applications, you can do little with the HX-20 until you learn how to use it. Since the screen editor is so important, this chapter will show you how to use it in a hands-on fashion. The virtual screen The LCD screen...

Preparing your HX for use

Before you use your HX-20 for the first time, you must take several steps 3) Put paper and a ribbon in the printer. 5) Initialize memory and the calendar clock. If you need to work with special symbols, you might also wish to select a different character set. See page 27. Remove the HX-20, the battery charger, and all packing materials from the box. Check the packing materials for small parts and papers. DO NOT DISCARD THE PACKING MATERIALS You will need them if you ever ship the HX-20, to...