Explore several applications that have features built in specifically for the Surface Pen stylus. Look at handwritten markup in the Edge web browser, Learn how to add notes and hand-drawn artwork in Office applications like Word and PowerPoint and handwritten notes in OneNote, and how to convert hand-drawn lines into driving directions in the Maps application.
- [Instructor] Lots of Windows 10 applications…have extra features for people using a pen stylus…and as an extra bonus, if you do not have the pen stylus,…but you do have a touchscreen,…you can usually still access these features…using something called touch writing.…Now, let's start here in the Edge web browser.…In any Windows application, I want you to keep an eye out…for a button similar to this.…This button activates Ink Tools,…features that are accessible with the pen stylus.…If you use the Edge web browser,…you can mark up webpages with notes.…
So, I'll activate this, which brings up the Ink Toolbar.…You have a bunch of options here for things like text notes,…and cropping but I want to stick with simple mark up for now.…You can choose the type of media you want.…I'll choose the regular pen.…Then you can choose your color, I want red,…and then I can draw or make notes directly on this page.…Also in the Ink Toolbar,…you'll find a button for Touch Writing.…That's this little button that looks like a finger.…
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