Importing Your Own Text

  1. It’s easy to use your own text during a practice session. First, you have to make sure your file has been saved as a text file (or in ASCII file format) to the directory or folder of your choice (for example, samptext.txt).

  2. New Feature: Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing now allows you to import documents saved in the Microsoft Word 2007 format (for example, samptext.docx). (This feature may not be available in all versions of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.)

  3. On the Practice Area screen, click Import Your Own Text.

  4. An Import a File dialog box displays, allowing you to browse your computer for the file. Select the file and click Open. Your imported text appears on the screen, and you can begin practicing with it.

NOTE: Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing monitors your overall progress from typing statistics gathered only in the Lesson Area. Work completed in the Practice Area is not included in your typing statistics.