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Turn Handwriting into Text in Microsoft OneNote

Turn Handwriting into Text in Microsoft OneNote

Two Young Women in Front of the Computer Talking

The short video at the bottom of this blog shows you the amazing cabability of Microsoft OneNote to convert your written notes (even my dreadful scrawl!) into typed text, and also how the application is so useful for anyone studying or who needs to quickly type out a calculation as OneNote will do the Maths for you!





Start on the Draw ribbon and try writing with one of the coloured pens. If you have a tablet with a stylus then your writing will be much more legible than mine! Next, click on Ink to Text in the Convert group.

On a clear area of the page, type in some numbers with simple operators such as + or – eg 400 + 500 =

When you add a space after the = sign, OneNote will calculate the results of your sum.


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