Monday, December 22, 2014

PowerPoint, Pen Inking and Surface Pro 3 [VIDEO]

PowerPoint, and the entire Office suite for that matter, is fully pen-enabled:


As a result, I’ve enjoyed using the pen and a tablet PC to do quick layouts for my SharePoint presentations. In fact, I’ve been doing this since back in the Windows XP days, and this new video (below) represents a reboot of my old video, which was done on a Windows XP Toshiba hybrid tablet PC. It had a flawless pen experience, but sadly no touch. Not to mention that it weighed 70 million pounds. : )

Anyway, check it out and lemme know what you think:

BTW – if you’re wondering about the video I inserted into a slide, that can be found here.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

People who use the Surface Pro pen are smarter than everyone else

Okay, that might not be true. ; ) But I noticed several articles pop up this week talking about the awesome benefits of note-taking, especially handwritten notes. And this is where the Surface Pro plus OneNote really shines. I myself probably have a decade worth of handwritten notes in OneNote, because I’ve been using a pen and Windows tablets since my old Windows XP Toshiba days. : )

I packaged them in a hashtag (#SurfaceProPlusOneNote), but here they are for your convenience:

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Save Surface Pro storage space with OneNote Web Links

So, we all know that you can right-click on a page in OneNote to get a link…


…that we can then paste into another page as a convenient hyperlink to that page:


But did you know that, assuming the page is stored in the cloud (OneDrive, SharePoint), if you paste that link outside of OneNote, you also get a link to the web version of that page?…