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# 21788 6-May-2008 22:40
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Hi all

I have a student and teacher edition of microsoft office 2003, a wacoom bamboo digital tablet and a problem.

Basically i can get it to write in word, but write anywhere does not work, only works if i use the drawing box thing, so whats wrong, i have no idea where to start.

Second, im looking for knowledge into handwriting recognition for office 2003, i basically want to set it up so when i write cat it will type cat, i know it can be done becaus ei have seen it, but again, no idea where to start.

Any help in either section would be appreicated

Chris




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  # 129016 7-May-2008 08:09
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I think Write Anywhere is only available on Windows Tablet PC - I understand you are running Windows only?

Tablet aware applications should work fine with external tablets - such as OneNote. For other applications you use the box or you could use an application like Ritepen.






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  # 129038 7-May-2008 09:17
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honestly, why would anyone put write anywhere in their xp help files or office 2003 as applies to xp section?!

BUT m$ isnt normal

Cheers will trial ritepen and if its good will buy




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Write Anywhere is indeed only available for Tablet PC OS, but you can still use the handwriting recognition feature of Office 2003.  This how-to might help you to install it if you haven't done so already.



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yeah i did that, i followed all the walkthroughs on M$ websites, ritepen works but its incerdibly slow and inaccurate at handwriting recognition, anyone know of a better one, mayby one you have to teach it your writing? i googled but just recieved links on making your handwriting available as a font.





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