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  1. Add custom InkAnalysisDrawingKinds and limit the InkAnalysisDrawingKinds the analyzer expects

    The ability to have custom InkAnalysisDrawingKinds for which you supply your own model, and the ability to restrict which kinds of InkAnalysisDrawingKinds an InkAnalyzer can recognize. The custom InkAnalysisDrawingKinds would be to allow me to recognize shapes aside from the default ones, and being able to restrict the list of drawings kinds would help me limit the types of drawings I am expecting.

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      0 comments  ·  Inking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Asus touchscreen displays (model VT168N and VT168H) Utilities driver 1.1.1.1

      Asus Utilities Driver Version 1.1.1.1 2016/03/31 Asus Multiframe software touchface and Ink. Windows 10 64-bit Each window does not have Max/Min buttons at the upper left hand corner for user functionality. 10 point touch interface only in some applications, gestures not functioning, and no exit button to reach local environment. I understand this is an Asus and Microsoft concern and hope this evaluation helps in the next update. Cheers.

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      • Intel wifi Lan 4965 driver Support : Possible Solution

        The wireless card worked well till windows 7. Now this is a mess. Intel says they cannot Give update. The Solution to no connectivity I have found is in Adapter >Properties> Configuration> wireless mode. Changing it from b/g/a to b/g and vice versa each time it does not connect ; connects the device. I have to do it whenever there is some heavy thing between Computer and Hub. Microsoft can set a "Do while loop in its generic drivers" Also
        2. please set some heat sensing app by default in your Windows before it is too late.
        3. Set a…

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        • Inking Custom Word List

          For some languages - Chinese for example - ink recognition results tend to have lots of errors. It would be extremely helpful if we could create a custom dictionary/word list/constraint as we can already with Speech recognition, as it was possible in the old Microsoft.Ink API:
          https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms829122.aspx

          Really should be a must-have; I am working on an app that has expected writing entries and it is a pain when none of the recognition results are close. And it is necessary for any app that needs to detect a custom word.

          Here is a related StackOverflow question:
          https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36407922/how-to-add-a-custom-word-list-to-inkrecognizer-in-uwp

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          • Add ink recognition for math formulas

            Right now the APIs only allow recognition of text input. I know Microsoft already has the digital ink recognition technology for math formulas. It's even available in WPF via Math Input Control. I think it shouldn't be too hard to make it available in UWP as well. But either way please do make an API available. Thanks!

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            • InkRecognizer doesn't find any recognizers for windows mobile 10. we need support for mobile

              I was digging into the new Ink API's and found out that the Inking works well for both PC and Mobile. But then i found out that when trying to recognize what I wrote, on PC it finds the necessary handwriting packages, (en-US etc) when developing we can set a default. For Mobile the API finds nothing and there is no way to download any handwriting packages in the settings. I tried both C# and vb.net

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              • Provide native support for stylus input

                Include support for pen input like on the surface pro and surface pro 2 for both WP8 and RT

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                • Option for Left handed people

                  I would be a really nice gesture to have an option wich can put everything to the other side, so when left handed people scroll, they could also see the content.

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