Overview of the ABCZ Typing Abbreviation System
Description and rules of the simple, logical ABCZ typing system for saving keystrokes and increasing speed when using a typing expander. The system can be varied for use with different expanders, depending on what the expander allows.

The ABCZ Typing Assistant For Instant Text - TAMED2 - Version 2C     

An integrated set of glossaries which allows rapid text entry and significantly reduces keystrokes. Designed by a medical transcriptionist for medical transcription. TAMed now has 92,000 entries. There is also a version for general, non-medical typing TAGen - 45,000 entries.

TAMed2C includes:  ABCZMed2C.glo: 22,000 medical and ordinary words and phrases. The primary glossary for entering medical terms and phrases using the ABCZ rules for words and phrases. Incorporates a drug administration glossary.  Drawn from actual medical dictation/transcription over 20 years. What's new: 8000 more entries than TAMed1.

Other glossaries in TAMed2C include Dates, WordsDoctors, Drug&Dosage, Drugnumbers, Partsofspeech, Sutures, TAMedSingles, WordsBigList, Verbs1000PastFuture, Headings, and Names&Places.

Click here for an overview of the components of TAMed2.

Included in TAGen are a 25,000-word list, 11,000 common words and phrases, 5000 Names&Places, and 3 years of complete dates - all easily accessible with shortcut methods.

ABCZ MEDSET for Shorthand for Windows

A 66,000-entry set of files for doing Medical Transcription with Shorthand for Windows using the ABCZ abbreviation methods.

What ABCZ users say

PLEASE NOTE: To use the ABCZ Typing Assistant files (except for Drug&DosageRef) you must first have a copy of Instant Text or Shorthand for Windows. These expanders can be purchased through the following links.

Instant Text site                                 Referral site for Shorthand for Windows purchases


ABCZ Typing Abbreviation System © 1989-2016 by Jon Knowles.
The Typing Assistant and Drug&Dosage © 1999-2016 by Jon Knowles.