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If you want to turn off Windows ink, here is how to do it with no harm for your data

Windows ink

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  • how to work with Windows ink
  • when DiskInternals can help you

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In Windows 10, there is a new feature of Windows Ink Workspace, which is used for more convenient usage of the digital pen on the tablet Windows 10 or convertible device.

Besides, Windows Ink Workspace includes the new Sticky Notes, Screen Sketch, and Sketchpad apps. In the Settings section, you will find even more options for controlling the pen functions.

How to connect it with a pen?

Windows Ink Workspace is based on the following: you take a pen, press the button, and then press the pen application you want to use.

For example, in the sidebar on the right side of the screen, you have the new Sticky Notes, Sketchpad, Screen Sketch tools, and shortcuts to recently used pen applications.

In the Recommended Apps section, you get apps from the Windows Store. You can also use the Get More Pen Applications feature, which only lists pen applications. This will greatly speed up the search for the required supported application.

How to configure a Pen?

To do this, go to the "Settings" section, then select "Devices" with the left mouse button.

Now, click on Windows Pen and Ink, where you will find many options for pen control and Windows Ink Workspace. For example, you can tell Windows if you are left-handed or right-handed, and choose what the button on the handle does on single-click, double-click, long-press, and so on. As you can see, setting up this application is simple and straightforward.

How to work with it?

So, first, you need to open the Windows Ink workspace. To do this, tap the Windows Ink Workspace in the form of a pen (it is located in the notification area).

If you have a stylus with a shortcut button, you can also quickly launch Windows Ink Workspace by pressing a button on the pen.

Now, let's figure out how to use the three most common applications of Windows Ink Workspace.

  • The application is Sticky Notes, which is required to write notes with a pen (or just type them from the keyboard). This makes the process of writing simple notes easier and faster. If your notes are extensive, Microsoft OneNote is probably the best. If you turn on the "Enable Analytics'', it will make Windows recognize the characters, read your stickers, as well as use Bing and Cortana. For example, if you write down the flight number and site name, Sticky Notes will perform character recognition and turn them into a link. Then you can simply touch the link and find out all the relevant information about this flight number or about the site.
  • Sketchpad is just a digital whiteboard that you can control as well. You can use different writing styles (change color, pencil thickness, marker, etc.). You can use the virtual ruler, which will allow you to draw a completely straight line that can be snapped to the edge of the ruler. The board image can then be saved, or you can use the Share button to send it to someone through another application.
  • Screen Sketch is a screen layout tool. This is done like this: first, a screenshot is taken, then you use the available drawing tools. You can also save your work to an image file and send it to someone or use the share button.

How to turn it off?

If using a pen with Windows 10 is not relevant for you and you want to remove Windows Ink Workspace from your taskbar, you should simply disable this feature. This process is no different from disabling other system icons.

In the "Settings" section, open "Personalization", then go to the "Taskbar". Click on the "Turn on or off system icons" icon. In the new window, click on the Windows Ink Workspace icon and set it to "Off."

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