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track Verbuloso! Welcome! English / Spanish Verb Conjugations Bienvenido! Inglés / Español Conjugaciónes Copyright 2009, Quantum Technology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. TABLE OF CONTENTS USER LICENSE AGREEMENT and REGISTRATION... 3 SINGLE-USER LICENSE... 3 SITE LICENSE... 3 REGISTRATION... 3 INTRODUCTION... 4 STARTING THE PROGRAM FOR THE FIRST TIME... 5 COPY FILES TO YOUR COMPUTER AND RUN PROGRAM... 5 NAVIGATING THROUGH THE PROGRAM... 7 NAVIGATION BARS... 7 LEVELS MENU... 7 ENGLISH / SPANISH MENU... 7 HORIZONTAL OR VERTICAL VIEW... 7 FULL SCREEN... 7 PREFERENCES... 7 VERBS... 8 ENTERING A VERB... 8 CHANGING LANGUAGES... 8 DROPDOWN MENU... 8 MULTIPLE TRANSLATIONS OF A VERB... 8 MULTIPLE FORMS OF PARTICIPLES AND 3RD PERSON... 9 VIEW FULL CONTEXT... 9 PRINT VERB CONJUGATIONS PREFERENCES ADVANCED OPTIONS SECTION TOGGLE THROUGH THE LIST OF VERBS PREVIOUS / NEXT ARROWS THE PREFERENCES PAGE CUSTOMIZE YOUR SELECTION CHOOSE A SELECTION OF VERB CONJUGATIONS CHANGE SELECTION ORDER SAVE YOUR CUSTOMIZED SELECTIONS INSTALLATION OF CD-ROM INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS FOR PC USERS INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAC USERS CONTACT US NEED ASSISTANCE? WANT TO MAKE A COMMENT? USER LICENSE AGREEMENT and REGISTRATION SINGLE-USER LICENSE You may copy the system to two computers only, for example, your desktop and laptop computers. SITE LICENSE If you purchased a Network version of the system, your site license allows you to copy the system to a single home, classroom, or language lab network. REGISTRATION Registration will entitle you to technical support and notification of updated versions. To register: 1. Open the file named Verbuloso_Registration.pdf. 2. Fill out the form and click on the Send button. An will open with an attachment containing the information that you entered. 3. Click the Send button. If your service does not work with this form, please send an to with the following information: Name Address City, State and Zip Address Which product that you purchased Where you purchased the product 3 INTRODUCTION Unlike books or programs you may have used, this CD- ROM is considerably more extensive in its capabilities in verb conjugations. We encourage you to take a few minutes to read the instructions below to get the full range of benefits this program has to offer. You may use the program as is or go to the Preferences Page . This page allows you, the user, to customize the program to fit your needs. 4 STARTING THE PROGRAM FOR THE FIRST TIME COPY FILES TO YOUR COMPUTER AND RUN PROGRAM This program can be run from the CD-ROM or from your computer. If you wish to run the program from the CD-ROM, insert the CD-ROM and continue with Step 2. You may install the program onto your desktop, or into your Programs Folder (PC users) or Applications Folder (MAC users). The following instructions are for users who want to place the program onto their desktop. For detailed installation instructions to install the program into the Programs Folder (PC users) or Applications folder (MAC users), go to Installing CD-ROM at the end of this manual. STEP 1 Insert CD-ROM. If you want to run the program from your computer: Drag the Verbuloso folder (VerbulosoEngSpn_VSU for the single user version, VerbulosoEngSpn_VNW for the network version) onto your desktop. STEP 2 Open the Verbuloso folder on your desktop. For PC users, double-click on verbulosoengspn.exe. For MAC users, double-click on verbulosoengspnformac.app. STEP 3 The program opens with the primary language set to Spanish. Level 6 and Sólo Español tabs are selected and the Spanish verb abajar is chosen. The view is in the Vertical Format. Click on the button to view the full screen. 5 We encourage you to explore the program options by clicking on different buttons so that you become familiar with what the program has to offer. The different options are discussed below. 6 NAVIGATING THROUGH THE PROGRAM NAVIGATION BARS LEVELS MENU This program provides different sets of conjugations, called levels. You can change levels by simply clicking on a different level button. The level buttons are on the top and bottom of the screen. Depending on the level you choose, you will see a list of from one to twenty-six conjugations of the verb. If the list of verbs is larger than what can appear on the screen, a scroll bar will appear to the right. (Level 16 most closely matches the conjugations found in Barron's 501 Spanish Verbs and Level 13 approximates the conjugations found in The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs). ENGLISH / SPANISH MENU Click on one of these buttons to view the verb conjugations in Spanish only, Spanish and English, English only, or English and Spanish HORIZONTAL OR VERTICAL VIEW Click on one of these buttons to choose from two views, either horizontal or vertical. If list of verbs is larger than what can appear on the screen, a scroll bar will appear to the right. FULL SCREEN You may toggle back and forth from a full screen to regular screen by clicking on the full screen button. PREFERENCES See the Advanced Section at the end of this manual. 7 VERBS ENTERING A VERB CHANGING LANGUAGES The program operates with a Spanish or English verb conjugations as the primary language. To make the other language the primary language, click on the switch button to toggle from Spanish to English and back again. DROPDOWN MENU You can enter a verb by typing it in the white infinitive box. When you type the first letter of the verb, a dropdown menu will appear with all of the verbs that begin with that letter. With each consecutive letter typed, the dropdown menu will decrease in size, narrowing the verb selection according to the beginning letters typed. Once the verb, you are entering, appears at the top of the dropdown menu, press the Enter or Return key Or click on the go button, Or use the up and down arrows at any time, to select an item from the list and then press the Enter, Return, Left Arrow or Right Arrow key. or, at any time, click on any verb in the dropdown menu to show the conjugations of that verb. If Verb not found/verbo no encontrado box appears in the dropdown menu, the program cannot find a match for the letters typed in. Broaden your options by clicking in the verb field and use the backspace key to eliminate the last letter entered until the dropdown menu reappears. MULTIPLE TRANSLATIONS OF A VERB Throughout the program, there will often be multiple translations of a verb. The following example shows a list of Spanish translations for the English verb go . 8 Click on this icon to see a full menu of choices. If necessary, use the scroll bar to see more choices. Click on the verb you are looking for and it will become the first entry for the second language And if you are in a multiple language mode (Spanish/English or English/Spanish), the second set of language boxes will all change their translation to the selected verb. You may also, use the arrow keys, or mouse to make your selection in the list. MULTIPLE FORMS OF PARTICIPLES AND 3RD PERSON In the Spanish conjugation screen, the Present Participle/Gerund and the Past Participle appear, in the top bar of the program. In the English conjugations, the Present Participle/Gerund, Past Participle, Simple Past and 3rd Person Singular appear in the top bar. If there is more than one choice listed, this button appears in front of these choices. Click on this button to slide one of the secondary choices into the first position in the list. You will notice that as you toggle through the choices, the conjugations of the verb change accordingly. VIEW FULL CONTEXT In many cases, there is not sufficient room to see the full text in the spaces provided. As you roll over the conjugations, each box turns light blue. Click inside the light blue highlighted box to open a pop-up text box with the full version of the text, both in Spanish and English. Close the text box by clicking anywhere on the title bar of the box. 9 If you are using this system in conjunction with a text editor or word processor, you may select either line or part of a line in the pop-up text box, copy it (edit-copy) and paste it into your document. PRINT VERB CONJUGATIONS Click on the Print Button level. to print all of the verb conjugations that are in this Even if the level has a scroll bar and all of the conjugations do not appear on your screen at one time, all of the conjugations will appear on the printout. PREFERENCES At any time, you can change what conjugations of the verbs you would like to see in the levels by clicking on the Preferences Button. The Preferences Page also allows you to customize and save your viewing preferences. More on this on the next section. 10 ADVANCED OPTIONS SECTION TOGGLE THROUGH THE LIST OF VERBS PREVIOUS / NEXT ARROWS Both the Spanish and English verbs are stored alphabetically. The Previous/Next arrows change the infinitive to the previous or next verb in the alphabetical listing of verbs in the language that you are presently viewing. THE PREFERENCES PAGE CUSTOMIZE YOUR SELECTION Use the Preferences Page to manually determine which verb conjugations you wish to view by level and format. This page is separated between the horizontal format and the vertical format. When the Preferences button is clicked, the screen will show the selections for the current Level. You can change the level by clicking on any of the 16 level buttons. CHOOSE A SELECTION OF VERB CONJUGATIONS There are two ways to select items: 1. Click on the Select or De-Select keys for the tense groups: These buttons turn on entire groups of tenses. For example, if you click on the Select button for the Simple Tenses, this will turn on all of the tenses in the simple tense group; present, past, imperfect, future, conditional, present subjunctive and both imperfect subjunctives. Deselect turns the entire group off. If you click a select or deselect button, it will affect only the format (horizontal or vertical) near the button that you clicked. If you shift-click any select or deselect button, it will affect both formats. 2. Or click the check box X s to turn on or off an individual tense. CHANGE SELECTION ORDER Within the Horizontal Format column or the two Vertical Format columns, you may change the order of the conjugations that will appear on your screen. Click and hold down the mouse on the conjugation you wish to move to another position. It will be highlighted in yellow. Drag and drop it to the position you want it to appear. When you release the mouse, the order will be changed. You cannot drag and drop between the vertical and horizontal lists, however you can drag items between the left column and the right column in the Vertical Format. Hint: the simplest way to see how all of these buttons work is to: Click Level 1 only the present tense is selected Click the Simple Tenses Select button all 8 of the simple tenses are selected for the horizontal format. Shift-click the Compound Tense Select button - all 8 of the compound tenses are selected for the both Horizontal and Vertical formats. Click a couple Xs on or off. Drag the Future up below the Present tense. Click the Return to Display button to see your creation. Don't worry, you won't hurt anything. When you are done testing, click the button and everything will be back to the default setting. 12 SAVE YOUR CUSTOMIZED SELECTIONS Customize and Save Your Preferences Any level tab can be customized. Using Level 1 as an example, the program default shows the Present Indicative form of the verb in a horizontal or vertical format. You can click on the button to see what it looks like. If you prefer to see it in a horizontal or vertical format, click that button in either the display screen or the Preferences Page. (If you click the horizontal or vertical button on the Preference page, you will not see the effect until you return to the Display page.) Choose other conjugations in either or both horizontal or vertical formats and return to the display page. Once you have set up the format as you would like it, you can save it by clicking on the button. Important note: You may switch back and forth between the display and the preference page to see how your preferences look on the display. BUT, you must save your preferences before switching levels or quitting the program or you will lose your changes! Rename the Level Tab When you save your customized preferences, you also have the option to rename the tab. In the white text box appears, highlight the Level 1 text by dragging your cursor over the text and replace it with a new name. Click on the button. The name, you typed in the name field, will replace Level 1 on the first tab and the selections will be saved. Return to the Default Settings Your customized preferences can be modified and saved in the manner as described above. Each time you exit the program and re-enter, your customized preferences remain as you saved them. NOTE: Because the CDROM is a read-only device, any changes that you make to the preferences while operating from the CDROM will not be saved permanently. If you would like the customized Levels to return to their original default, click on the level you wish to reset, then click on the left-hand corner of the Preferences Page. button located in the lower When you have made your choices, click on the Return to Display buttons to return to the display screen. 13 INSTALLATION OF CD-ROM Read all of the following instructions before proceeding. Then start with STEP 1. Each STEP is explained with detailed instructions below them. INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS FOR PC USERS STEP 1 Insert the CD-ROM. If it does not open, do the following: a. Click on the Start Button. b. Select My Computer . c. Double click on DVD Drive (D: or E: depending on your system). STEP 2 Drag the Verbuloso folder (VerbulosoEngSpn_VSU for the single user version, VerbulosoEngSpn_VNW for the network version) from the CD-Rom drive into the Program Files folder on your C drive. a. Click on the Start Button. b. Select Run . c. Type in C:\Program Files in the dialog box . d. Click on OK e. You will see a list of folders in the Program Files folder. Drag the Verbuloso folder from the CD-ROM into the white open area at the bottom or the right of the Program Files folder. Be sure not to drag the Verbuloso folder into another folder already in the Program Files folder, as this may cause other programs to run improperly on your computer. DO NOT close the Program Files folder, as you will need it for STEP 3. You may have to move the 2 windows around on your desktop so you can see both the Verbuloso folder on the CD-ROM and the Program Files folder on the C drive at the same time. Then drag the Verbuloso folder on the CD-ROM to the Program Files folder on the C drive STEP 3 Put Verbuloso into the taskbar. a. The Verbuloso folder will appear near the bottom of the list of folders in your Program Files folder from STEP 2 b. Double click on the Verbuloso folder to open it c. Drag and drop the verbulosoengspn.exe onto the taskbar. STEP 4 To run Verbuloso, click on verbulosoengspn.exe in the taskbar. 14 INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAC USERS STEP 1 Insert CD-ROM. If it does not open, do the following: a. Double click on the icon of the Verbuloso CD-ROM, on your desktop, to open it. STEP 2 Drag the Verbuloso folder (VerbulosoEngSpn_VSU for the single user version, VerbulosoEngSpn_VNW for the network version) from the CD-Rom drive into the Applications folder on your hard drive. The hard drive is probably called Macintosh HD. a. Double-click on the Macintosh HD icon on your desktop. b. Double-click on the Applications folder. c. Drag the Verbuloso folder from the CD-ROM into the white open area at the bottom or the right of Applications folder on your hard drive. Be sure not to drag the Verbuloso folder into another folder already in the Applications folder, as this may cause other programs to run improperly on your computer. DO NOT close the Applications folder, as you will need it for STEP 3. STEP 3 Put Verbuloso into the dock. a. Double-click on the Macintosh HD icon on your desktop. b. Double-click on the Applications folder. c. Double click on the Verbuloso folder to open it. You may have to scroll down to see it. d. Drag the verbulosoengspnformac.app to the dock and drop it. STEP 4 To run Verbuloso, click on verbulosoengspnformac.app in the dock CONTACT US NEED ASSISTANCE? We, at Quantum Technology, Inc., wish to thank you for your purchase of this CD-ROM. If you need any assistance in the installation or operation of this program, please Visit us at our website Or contact us at our address: Please type Verbuloso Support in the subject line. 15 WANT TO MAKE A COMMENT? As we continue to update our products, we welcome any comments you may have. us at Please type Verbuloso Comments in the subject line. 16
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