Not to be confused with Steganography
Shorthand is a writing method that can be done at speed because an abbreviated or symbolic form of language is used. It is commonly used by court stenographers. The word stenography comes from the Greek for "close writing".
More information on the Wikipedia page , which includes a list of types of shorthand; the category list of shorthand systems is  and the category list of stenographers is . The article on the related topic of Notetaking is .