This application allows the use of PC/Macintosh keyboards with the newton. To use SerialKey you need a serial cable to connect the newton to your computer and a standard communication program. You need to configure the communication program with the following setings - 9600 bauds, 8 bits data, 1 stop bit. To use the keyboard: tap on the SerialKey icon in the extras drawer, tap on any entry area and star typing, also you can drag the program window to any location, the program remember the location for the next time that you use it. To close the connection, tap the close box. To show info about the program, tap the "?" button.
Serial Input 0.2a2 - This is a serial connection program. Your Newton's host computer keyboard now become your newton's keyboard. This version is not bug free. Tested OMP100 [1.05], MP100 [1.3(415333)], MP120 [2.0(515299)-1] , MP130 [2.0(526060)-1]. Connect Newton to your computer serial port. Configure your terminal 9600bps NoParity 8bit Stopbit1. Tap "Serial Input" icon. Tap "D" Status to change port status. OMP version was build with NTK 1.5.1 and MessagePad Platform file(1.1). NOS1.3 version was build with NTK 1.6 and MessagePad Platform file(1.4) If you want to support OMP's serial port, You must use NTK1.5.1 and MessagePad Platform file(1.1). Other later versions combination not work with OMP.