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Express yourself freely with digital ink

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With Office and Windows, inking lets you harness the digital world through the power of touch, create in more natural ways, and translate your vision into reality.

Draw and write with ink

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Scribble with your pen, then convert your ink to text with the push of a button.

  1. Select Draw, then choose a pen.

  2. Write your text.

  3. Click the tool box, then select Text.

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Convert ink to text

Edit with natural gestures

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Use your finger or pen to edit with natural gestures, like circling to select and crossing out to delete.

  1. Select Draw > Ink Editor, then choose a pen.

  2. Edit your document with natural gestures.

  3. Circle, cross out, draw, and insert.

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Edit with natural gestures

Use ink in OneNote

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Draw, sketch, or write with color with your finger, a pen, or a mouse.

  1. Select Draw, then choose a pen.

  2. Select the down arrow, then choose a thickness and color.

  3. Draw, sketch, or write with color.

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Draw or sketch notes

Create shapes

Use ink in Windows

Screenshot of a web note on a Microsoft Edge page

Take notes, write, doodle, and highlight directly on webpages with Microsoft Edge.

  1. Select Make a web note.

  2. Use the Ballpoint pen to write with your touchscreen or mouse.

  3. Highlight screen text, or add a Typed note.

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Write on the web

Use Windows ink

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Replay your ink strokes

Write ink equations

Draw straight lines

Ink to text or math

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