Some of the glossary files supplied with Instant Text are provided as examples. Others have more general usage and cover different fields.
They differ in the type of language they use and also in size:
|Address.glo||0 Words||3 Phrases|
|Ages.glo||0 Words||108 Phrases|
|Business.glo||4,130 Words||936 Phrases|
|Contract.glo||376 Words||897 Phrases|
|Dates01012013.glo||0 Words||365 Phrases|
|Dates2013-Jan-01.glo||0 Words||365 Phrases|
|DatesMDY.glo||0 Words||365 Phrases|
|Demo.glo||60 Words||70 Phrases|
|Drugs.glo||1,064 Words||0 Phrases|
|Emergency.glo||6,398 Words||6,319 Phrases|
|ER.glo||1,045 Words||3.044 Phrases|
|GenMed.glo||3,957 Words||8,872 Phrases|
|Internet.glo||51 Words||38 Phrases|
|Legal.glo||3,230 Words||1,118 Phrases|
|Medabbrv.glo||0 Words||30 Phrases|
|MedPhras1.glo||0 Words||1,000 Phrases|
|MedPhras3.glo||0 Words||3,000 Phrases|
|MedPhras5.glo||0 Words||5,000 Phrases|
|Medsampl.glo||5,283 Words||1,990 Phrases|
|Medstart.glo||3,757 Words||5,485 Phrases|
|MedWords4.glo||4,000 Words||0 Phrases|
|Numbers.glo||0 Words||148 Phrases|
|Sutures.glo||0 Words||1,055 Phrases|
|US.glo||223 Words||72 Phrases|
|World.glo||411 Words||88 Phrases|
The address glossary gives a brief example of what an address glossary may look like. Once you develop your own address glossary, you will be able to write any address by typing only a few letter, and with Instant Text they expand into the entire address.
This glossary contains abbreviations for age-related terms.
It is intended to be included in other glossaries.
All ages appear with digits in [Phrases]. For example, "y2" produces "2-year-old" and "y20" produces
The business glossary contains the most frequent words and phrases used in business letters. It contains over 900 very commonly used phrases like "for example" or "as a matter of fact", "on the other hand" etc.
The contract glossary contains legal language and may give you an idea of how frequently used phrases can be typed with only a few keystrokes. It illustrates the kind of continuations you may get with legal language.
Each of the three dates glossaries contain all the dates of the year 2013 and in different formats.
Dates 01012013.glo offers dates in the format: 01/01/2013
Dates 2013-Jan-01.glo offers dates in the format: 2013-Jul-01
Dates MDY.glo offers dates in the format: July 1, 2013
These glossaries can be selected to be included in other glossaries. The year can easily be changed. Glossaries are text files that can be edited in any word-processor.
The Demo glossary has long words such as supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, which you can write with just two letters, and formatted entries such as green or red. It also includes a few stock phrases that you may use when challenged to show your speed ("Now is the time..." and "The quick brown fox...").
The Drugs glossary contains about 1064 drug names. This glossary is based on the Drugs glossary in the Exchange folder and contains about 200 more drugs most frequently used. It can be included in other glossaries.
These glossaries differ in size. They were compiled from hundreds of Emergency Room reports with different minimum word frequencies. These glossaries represent a good sample of the most frequent situations encountered in the Emergency Room and provide numerous sentence continuations.
The General Medical glossary contains about 9,000 phrases and 4,000 long medical words that have been found to be most frequent in general medical transcription reports.
The Medabbrv glossary contains some frequently used
abbreviations. It allows you to type them by using an even
shorter abbreviation. No need to type the dots!
Example: potid = p.o. t.i.d.|
Note that all entries with a period at the end have a vertical bar | added in order to prevent automatic capitalization following the expansion.
The Internet glossary contains frequent e-mail extensions like @worldnet.att.net and web site addresses for car rentals or hotel reservations. You type "her;" and get the Hertz reservation site or "sh" and get the Sheraton web site address.
The Legal glossary contains frequently used words and legal terms. This may be used as a starting glossary that can be merged with or included in more specific glossaries automatically compiled from existing documents.
This glossary contains 1,000 very frequently used phrases like "auscultation and percussion" or "no masses, tenderness or organomegaly noted" that can be included into your working glossary.
These glossaries differ in size - MedPhras3 offers more than 3,000 and MedPhras5 more than 5,000 frequent phrases. You can include these frequently used phrases in your personal glossary or the glossaries you compile with Instant Text. The choice depends on how much visual information you want to see in the advisories.
The Medsampl glossary contains medical language and may give you an idea of how words and phrases can be typed with only a few keystrokes. It also shows you how phrases are continued automatically with Instant Text. Try "tph;;;" and you will get "The patient has a history of hypertension".
The Medstart glossary contains the 4,000 words of the Medwords4 glossary plus the 5,000 phrases of the MedPhras5 glossary combined.
This glossary contains approximately 4,000 very frequently used words of 7 letters or mostly longer. It can be included into your personal glossary (imported or created with Instant Text) or into one of the MedPhras glossaries of your choice. Most of these words can be abbreviated with just 3 or 4 letters.
The Numbers glossary contains about 148 phrases based on the Numbers glossary in the Exchange folder. The short forms in this glossary start with a number when the expansion starts with a number.
Example: 28f = 28-French; 1o = one o'clock; n1 = #1; t34 = T3-T4
The Sutures glossary contains more than 1,000 phrases of common sutures and stitches.
Example: 5p = 5-0 Prolene; n5cs = #5-0 chromic stitch
This glossary can be included in a glossary that you may have for surgery reports.
The US glossary contains names of cities and states in North America.
The world glossary contains names of cities, states, and countries of the world. No need to look up their spelling!
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