Shorthand Version 10TM 
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Shorthand 10 Installation File
Click here to download Shorthand Click here to download the Shorthand v10.14 installation file

Click here to download Shorthand Getting Started Guide Click here to download the Shorthand Getting Started Guide

    A free 30 day evaluation license is included.

    This version of Shorthand 10 has been tested on
    Windows 8, 10, 11 (32-bit and 64-bit).

Click here to purchase a Sh10 license.

Problem downloading or installing? Please click one of the links below:

    If you get the error: Unable to write to Shorthnd.ini file ...
    Step-by-step download instructions ...

Upgrading from a previous release of Shorthand 10?

    If you are a licensed user of Shorthand 10, you can get a free update by simply downloading and installing the latest version of Shorthand 10. See the Revision History for new features and bug fixes. 

Upgrading from Shorthand 7, 8 or 9?

    Licensed users of Shorthand 7, 8 or 9 may upgrade to Shorthand 10 at a discounted price. 

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Shorthand Printable Documentation
The files below are in Adobe PDF format and requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print the PDF files.

    The Getting Started Guide is 2 page guide on how to get started with Shorthand; includes troubleshooting tips and instructions on how to backup your word lists.

    Shorthand How-to Guide
    The Sh10 How-to Guide is included in the sh10 setup.exe installation file; after installing Sh10, choose How-to Guide from Shorthand's Help menu to view the file.

Third Party Word Lists
Looking for a Shorthand word list? Third party word lists may be found on our Third Party Products page.

Sample Tcl Scripts
Use NOTEPAD or any word processor to read the instructions found in the beginning of each .tcl file. The tcl scripts are good examples of how you can use Tcl to add new functionality in Shorthand. Requires Shorthand 8.70b or later.
  • sh_print_summary.tcl writes out a summary (Keyword, Shortcut, Short Description) of the active Shorthand dictionary to a text file. You can then use your word process (e.g. MS Word) to read and print the text file.
  • sh_global_trimright.tcl trims (removes) trailing spaces for each entry in the active dictionary.
  • sh_global_trim.tcl trims (removes) both leading and trailing spaces for each entry in the active dictionary.
  • add_entry.tcl adds a new entry with a single keystroke.
  • sh_import_cdf.tcl converts a comma-delimited text file to a Shortand dictionary file.
  • sh_export_cdf.tcl exports your Shorthand dictionary as a comma-delimited text file.

How to Download

Instructions for Microsoft Internet Explorer

STEP 1: Download the Shorthand installation program.
  1. Log into Windows as an "administrator".
  2. Click here to download the Shorthand installation program.
  3. Internet Explorer will display a dialog box asking you "What would you like to do with this file?".
    Choose Save it to disk and click OK.
  4. Choose the folder where you want to save the file (e.g. Desktop ) and click Save.   Internet Explorer will save a copy of the installation program to the folder you chose (may take several minutes depending on your internet connection speed).

STEP 2: Run the Shorthand installation program.

  1. Shut down Internet Explorer.
  2. If you have previously installed Shorthand,
    make sure Shorthand is not running.
  3. Click the Windows START button and choose Run.
  4. Click the Browse button in the Run window and go to the folder (Desktop) where you downloaded the Shorthand installation program.
  5. Select the sh10p14_setup.exe file and click Open.
  6. Click OK in the Run window to start the Shorthand installation process and follow the instructions on your screen.

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