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Handwriting in OneNote for iPad Arrives

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Handwriting in OneNote for iPad Arrives: A picture of handwriting in OneNote for iPad.

Handwriting in OneNote for iPad Introduced in Latest Update

            Last week, Microsoft made a many large improvements to the OneNote application. One of the most useful improvements made was the addition of handwriting in OneNote for iPad. Now students, artists, and other professionals who need to quickly write notes when using an iPad can easily add handwritten notes to their notebooks.

            As noted within the article “Handwriting in OneNote for iPad and OCR everywhere” at the Office Blogs site, you simply click the “Draw” tab within the Ribbon in OneNote for iPad, select a drawing tool, set any drawing tool settings, and then start creating your notes within OneNote. The drawing tools include erasers, pens, markers, and highlighters. You can also select from 20 different color variations for the selected drawing tool. When drawing, you can use two fingers to slide the page in order to pan to different sections of the page top add handwriting in OneNote.

            There are many choices for drawing tools. The pen and marker tools allow you to quickly create notes and sketch illustrations within pages. The highlighter tool allows you to highlight important text within existing pages. The eraser tool allows you to erase handwritten notes or stray marks that you may accidentally create when handwriting in OneNote for iPad.

Handwriting in OneNote for iPad Arrives: A picture of handwriting in OneNote for iPad.

Handwriting in OneNote for iPad Arrives: A picture of handwriting in OneNote for iPad.

            For users who enjoy using a stylus for handwriting in OneNote for iPad, you can also use the “Palm Rejection” feature to select where you palm will rest on the tablet screen in relation to the stylus. This allows OneNote to know where you palm is located, and ignore any movements from your palm, so that you can rest assured that you can simply relax your wrists when jotting down handwriting in OneNote for iPad. To use the “Palm Rejection” feature, just click the “Palm Rejection” button within the “Draw” tab and then select the position that you use to hold your stylus from the pictures shown.

            The following video, titled “Introducing Handwriting,” is from the “officevideos” channel on YouTube.com. This video shows an overview of the new handwriting in OneNote for iPad.

 

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