How to hand write on Computer screen?

Posted on 2012-08-23
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I am looking for a product that will help me hand write and perhaps draw into a digital file on a computer (like MS Word) directly using a pen instead of typing and using mouse.

Is Wacom the best for this purpose? or are there other better products?

Question by:Ricky66
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    Today's multitouch tablet PC's usually have this functionality and also software already included.
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    by:Anthony Russo
    Another option:

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – Android ICS 4.0, Quad Core Processor, S Pen & MicroSD :
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    Hi There!

    For Smart Phone and Tablet Google has a cool thing out called Handwrite

    Something still in Development that will be epic when it hits is Leap Motion

    But like you said Wacom is the best for drawing or writing on a flat surface.
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    I'm not sure what Wacom has for drawing directly on the screen...  could you provide some model numbers or links?

    Probably about any touch-screen overlay will convert your current monitor, but you didn't tell us what size it is.

    Or you could buy a touchscreen monitor, such as this one from Dell

    Note if you want features such as being able to zoom in and out by pinching and spreading a thumb and finger, you will need one that supports multi-touch. If all you will be doing is writing or drawing on it, that ability may not be required.
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    Me again!

    Wacom writing on screen

    I was assuming he meant writing on the screen not physically writing on the screen with an overall, but the above is something if you want to look at what you are writing on the screen.

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