The handwriting panel is an alternative feature in the onscreen keyboard that allows you to enter handwritten text using the pen stylus or touch controls. In this video, learn step-by-step how to convert handwritten text to computer text and how to ensure that the computer is successful with that analysis and conversion.
- If you use your device in the tablet mode with…the pen stylus, you may need to use the handwriting panel…to input text.…This works in the tablet mode, or the desktop mode.…I'm starting in the tablet mode.…And I want to work with an application where I would…typically write some text.…So I already have a document open here in WordPad.…It's a blank document, and I just want to make sure…that I tap on the body of the document so my cursor…is in the document, and then you'll need the onscreen…keyboard, which popped up for me automatically in this case.…
The handwriting tool is just one of the options…in the onscreen keyboard.…So I'm going to hit the button in the top left corner…of the onscreen keyboard, which give me the options,…and I want to switch to the handwriting panel.…Now I have this box with a line on it where…I can start writing.…So remember, the tablet has a palm rejection feature…so you can just rest your hand on the screen.…I'm going to take this a little slowly at first.…I'm going to start with the first word of my sentence.…
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