Entering characters in navigation mode (entering a city)

General information

Character entry is explained in the following sections using NEW YORK as an example for entering a city.
If you want to use the address entry menu to enter a city, a street or a house number, for example, COMAND provides either a list with a character bar (option 1) or a selection list (option 2).

You can enter the characters using either the character bar or the number keypad. In the selection list, you select an entry to copy it to the address entry menu.

Option 1: city list with character bar

The alphabetically sorted city list shows the Call up the city list with character bar.

The alphabetically sorted city list shows the first available entries.

Entering characters using the character

Entering characters using the character bar

and confirm with Select N by turning COMAND controller . and confirm with .

1 N character entered by user

1 N character entered by user
2 ANTICOKE characters automatically added by COMAND
3 List entry that most closely resembles the current entry by the user
4 To switch to the selection list
5 To delete an entry
6 Characters not currently available
7 Characters currently available
8 Currently selected character
9 Character bar
10 To cancel an entry
11 List

The list 11 shows all available town names beginning with N. The list entry that is best suited to previous user entries is always highlighted in the first position 3, NANTICOKE in the example.

All characters that have been entered are displayed in black, the letter N in the example 1. The letters that are added automatically by COMAND are displayed in gray 2, ANTICOKE in the example.

Character bar 8 shows the letters still available for selection in black 7. These can be selected; in the example, the letter O is highlighted 8. Which characters remain available depends on the characters already entered by the user and on the data stored in the digital map. Characters that are no longer available are shown in gray 6.

each with . Select E, W, space, Y in order and confirm each with .

Entering characters using the number

Entering characters using the number keypad

p twice in quick succession, to enter Press the telephone keypad's number key p twice in quick succession, to enter the letter .
The character appears at the bottom of the display when the key is pressed. The first available letter is highlighted.

You see which characters you can enter with that key. Each time the key is pressed, the next character is selected.

Example: key :
Х press once = M
Х press twice = N
Х press three times = O

Wait until the character display goes out.
The entries matching your input are shown in the list.
keys. Enter E, W, space, Y with the corresponding keys.

0. The space is entered using number key 0.

Further functions in the list with character bar

by sliding To delete characters: select and turning by sliding the COMAND and turning controller and press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press to confirm.
and press To delete an entry: select and press and press and hold until the COMAND controller until the entire entry has been deleted.
and press To switch the character set: select to confirm. and press to confirm.
symbol To cancel an entry: select the in the bottom left of the character bar and symbol in the bottom left of the character bar and press to confirm.
or
Press the back button.
The address entry menu appears.
hold  the COMAND controller until To accept the first list entry: press and hold the the COMAND controller until the address entry menu appears.
The accepted list entry is shown there.

Calling up the list as a selection list

Select the desired city from the selection list.

If there are several entries for a city or if several cities of the same name are stored, then character bar. is highlighted in the character bar.

It is also possible to switch the city list to the Press It is also possible to switch the city list to the the COMAND controller.

It is also possible to switch the city list to the selection list at any time during character input.

repeatedly until the city list appears as a Slide repeatedly until the city list appears as a the COMAND controller repeatedly until the city list appears as a selection list.
or
turning Select turning in the character bar by turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press Option 2: city list as selection list to confirm.

Option 2: city list as selection list

COMAND either shows the selection list automatically or you can call up the selection list from the list with character bar.

The example shows the selection list after the city NEW YORK has been entered. The entry is highlighted automatically.

Confirm NEW YORK with COMAND

controller . Confirm NEW YORK with COMAND controller .
The address entry menu appears. You can now enter a street, for example.

You will find further information in the

"Destination entry" section. You will find further information in the "Destination entry" section.

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