Learn what options you have in Windows when working with a Surface Pen stylus. First, explore the basics of interfacing with Windows, covering actions like clicking, dragging, double-clicking, and right-clicking with the pen. Then, explore the Windows Ink Workspace, a collection of applications designed specifically for pen input. Finally, look at some configuration options in settings for the pen.
- [Narrator] In this movie,…I want to look at the basics of using the Pen stylus…to work in Windows 10.…And I'll be talking specifically about…the Microsoft Pen stylus,…designed to work with the Surface devices,…though other stylus accessories for other…two-in-one computers may work similarly.…So you can use the pen at any time,…but you'll probably use it most…when you have the screen section disconnected…in tablet mode.…In some ways the Pen stylus works…like touch controls with your finger.…I can tap on an object to click on it.…
So if I tap on the Start button with the Pen,…that opens up the Start menu.…I can scroll through the list of apps…just by placing my Pen on the screen…and swiping up and down.…And this works the same on web pages…or anywhere else you might need to scroll on a page.…And of course, from here, I could tap on an app…in the list of all apps, or one of the tiles,…to launch that application.…I don't want to use this application,…so I'm going to close it by tapping on the X…in the top-right corner.…
Next, instructor Nick Brazzi steps through how to best become productive with the Surface in Tablet mode, exploring the basic touch controls in Windows 10 and how to adjust important settings. He demonstrates how to multitask, use the onscreen keyboard, work with tiles, and more.
Plus, Nick shows how to get the most out of the Surface accessories, including how to leverage the powerful Surface Pen in popular applications, and how to work with the Surface Dial, which you can use to interface with specialized menus and controls in different applications. He also explores the Windows Ink Workspace, a collection of applications designed specifically for pen input. To wrap up, he goes over important customization and security settings, including how to use Windows Hello for fingerprint or face recognition for fast login.
- Mastering touch controls in Windows 10
- Switching between Tablet mode and Desktop mode
- Launching applications and multitasking in Tablet mode
- Using the onscreen touch keyboard
- Using the Surface Pen
- Working in the Windows Ink Workspace
- Setting a PIN code for fast login
- Fingerprint and face unlocking with Microsoft Hello