A. Download WinVNKey
- How to download ?
it can be stored ?
C. Run and Exit
- How to run ?
- How to exit ?
D. Seeing the
features of WinVNKey
the questions about WinVNKey
WinVNKey is free. The official
versions are contained in: http://winvnkey.sf.net
. On this page, click "Download" will open a page containing the
official versions of WinVNKey. There are six different packages:
- 3 packages support Hán / Nôm (with Han / Nom) in format: EXE,
- 3 packages do not support Hán / Nôm (without Han / Nom) in format: EXE,
(or you can downoad directly from
one of the above hyperlink)
If you do not type the Han / Nom, then you can reduce the download time by
selecting the package without Hán / Nôm (without Han/Nom).
just download one package only. Normally you just download the package with
the tail ending in .EXE as it
supports automatic installation. However, the automatic installation may
fail on some XP or Vista. In that case,
you must download the package ending in zip or 7z. Package ending in 7z is
in a compressed format like zip, but in smallest size.
deciding which package to download, right-click it in that package, then
select the menu "Save Link As ...", will display a box "Save
As". In this box, we select the folder that we want WinVNKey is
stored, then click the “Save” button, then WinVNKey will be download to the
Where it can
It can be
stored in: computers, USB.
1) In computer: Download
WinVNKey.EXE then WinVNKey automatically installed on your machine.
However, if you can not install any reason, then we should download
WinVNKey.ZIP package so. Zip format is a compressed format. If using
Windows XP, we can extract by right click on the zip file and then select
2) In USB: Download, extract
(unzip) or install on USB. Both are ok. Then, when running, click on the
file “winvnkey.exe” then runs . All files are in the WinVNKey folder
installed. Just bring USB to any computer that runs Windows (of course must
be Windows 2000, NT, XP).
finished, unzip and install in your computer.
you are familiar with computer, you should not read this step. The
experience is always as Next, Yes, Finish, etc ... Otherwise, you should
read this step to avoid mistakes).
Open the WinVNKey folder just downloaded, double click on the file WinVNKey,
a frame will appear as follows:
"Yes", a Setup frame will appear and automatically jump to 100%
few seconds, Setup frame disappears and another frame will appear as
Select "Next" to continue.
"Yes" to continue.
If we want to install WinVNKey in the directory selected as listed in the
image above (C:\Program Files \ TriChor \ WinVNKey for NT), we select
"Next" to continue. If we want to install WinVNKey in another
folder, click "Browse". If we select "Next", a frame will
appear as follows:
Select "Next" to continue.
"Next" to continue.
in 2 "Yes" boxes and click "Finish" to complete the
C. Run and Exit WinVNKey
How to run ?
WinVNKey by click the words: | Start > All Programs > Vietnam
> WinVNKey Multilingual for NT | as the following:
Start WinVNKey by click the words: | Start > C: > Program Files >
TriChlor > WinVNKey for NT > WinNT > winvnkey.exe |.
You will see the icon at
the taskbar as this:
click that icon to display the Main page of WinVNKey in default form as
shown below. If you want to change the interface to Vietnamese or English
then we press the button "Run" and select.
Figure 11: Main page WinVNKey
here, you can adjust WinVNKey to type text in Vietnamese and languages of
How to exit ?
Can be exit by one of three ways:
◊ Turn off temporarily:
Left click once on image at
the bottom right corner of computer screen, image will change to ,
WinVNKey will turn off temporarily.
If you want to run WinVNKey again, click once on image ,
the image will be changed back to .
- Right click on image at
the bottom right corner of the screen and select menu "Exit".
- Or click the "Exit" button at the bottom of the WinVNKey frame.
the features of WinVNKey
text in WinVNKey frame are the links to view the related informations. When
you hover the mouse over the hypelinks, it appears the words showing that
if clicked, we will know what.
Example: In Figure 11, we hover the "Typing
method" word, it appears the words "Click here to setup Vietnamese typing method". If you
click the "Typing method" word,
it will open frame "Setup forVietnamese only" for "2. VIQR -
flexible" typing method. And in the frame "Setup forVietnamese
only" also has other hypelinks, we want to see more information then
click on that hypelink.
E. Answering the
questions about WinVNKey
We can participate in WinVNKey or
UniKey forums to have the answering of questions:
- WinVNKey: http://vietunicode.sourceforge.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=2
- UniKey: Please send any questions in the topic "Vietnamese in the
computer (Tiếng Việt trong máy tính)"
at the following link: http://www.unikey.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=4&sid=717c7f27de79280c648352e6688f6cf0
Or we can use WinVNKey, by click the buttons: | Run > Browse > Forum
at VietUnicode |
Trần Tư B́nh (Email: email@example.com,
Web: Chữ Việt Nhanh).