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Building Tablet PC Applications by Philip Su, Rob Jarrett

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Capturing Input from the Pen

Before we cover how to write applications that receive pen input from the tablet digitizer, let’s take a look at the software that enables us to harness the power of the pen.

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This section can be considered optional reading because one doesn’t really need to know the internals of tablet input to get inking in an application. You can therefore skip ahead to the section titled "Platform SDK Support for Tablet Input" if you’re not interested in how things work, though we do hope you stick around here because we think it’s interesting stuff.

The Tablet PC’s tablet input subsystem refers to the logical pieces of software that transfer and transform the data generated from a tablet digitizer into the input an application ...

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