(703) 288-9767    NTC Store
NTConnections Blog

NTConnections has been serving the Reston area since 2003, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Why Windows Ink Is So Useful In The Business Setting

While computers, laptops, and tablets are incredible tools for productivity, there are many who miss the ability to scrawl out their ideas by hand. However, Microsoft has developed a means for your business to enjoy the benefits of both approaches with Windows Ink.

You may be familiar with the digital tablets that many artists use to transpose their ideas directly into their computer. The concept behind Windows Ink is very much the same. The primary difference is that, rather than using a separate tablet that you plug in via a USB connection, Windows Ink enables you to take notes right on the screen of your device with specialized writing utensils.

Naturally, as a Windows (and by extension, Microsoft) tool, Windows Ink is particularly suited to working with Microsoft Office products.

  • Microsoft Word: Windows Ink not only allows you to mark up documents, but allows you to edit them with different settings and gestures. Among other features, you can turn your stylus into a high-precision highlighter, or delete unwanted words or sections with a quick strikethrough.
  • Microsoft OneNote: With Windows Ink, OneNote turns into a freehand calculator. If you write an equation in the workspace, you can get the answer instantly--or, if you want to polish your math skills, OneNote will take you through the process step-by-step.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: If you have ever used PowerPoint and wished that you could do more than what the toolbar allows you to do, Windows Ink is for you. Using the built-in ruler that comes with Windows Ink, you can draw with more precision than ever. Plus, Windows Ink gives you the ability to replay whatever notes others have made on a PowerPoint file.

Of course, there’s more that Windows Ink can do than work with the various programs of Microsoft Office. For instance, if you use Windows Ink to jot an address on a sticky note, Maps will step in to find you the best route. Another useful utility Windows Ink offers is its ability to take screenshots that you can then put notes on, allowing your reaction to be more easily understood.

The utility of Windows Ink in an office setting should be clear. Communications can be condensed from emails that list out the edits that a document needs, to contextual notes being made directly on the document itself. Windows Ink can essentially turn your device into an interactive notebook, allowing you improved utility and increased potential for productivity.

To learn more about Windows Ink and other useful solutions for your business, reach out to NTConnections at (703) 288-9767.

 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Thursday, 21 September 2017

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Technology Best Practices Cloud Privacy Hackers Productivity Business Computing Microsoft Backup Malware Hosted Solutions Internet Efficiency Mobile Devices Google IT Support Business Miscellaneous IT Services Managed Service Provider Server Workplace Tips VoIP Innovation Network Data Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Upgrade Hardware Email Computer Windows Save Money Saving Money Business Management Software Mobile Device Management Communication Virtualization Smartphone Browser Smartphones User Tips Windows 10 Microsoft Office Network Security Social Media WiFi Hacking Android Holiday BYOD Computers Operating System Cybercrime Mobile Computing communications Chrome IT Solutions Application Managed IT Services Apple Proactive IT Information Technology Office Budget Outsourced IT Marketing Big Data The Internet of Things Quick Tips Automation Small Business Employer-Employee Relationship Remote Monitoring Avoiding Downtime Collaboration Health Passwords VPN Going Green Remote Computing spam Alert Managed IT Services Social Engineering App Wireless Technology Mobility User Error Bring Your Own Device Managed IT Save Time Vendor Management Firewall Ransomware Recovery iPhone Gadgets Telephone Systems Bandwidth Compliance Gmail Data Backup Lithium-ion battery Analytics Networking Private Cloud Mouse PowerPoint Office 365 Excel Phone System Downtime History IT Support Tablet Antivirus Memory Retail Search Facebook Customer Relationship Management Windows 10 Maintenance Business Owner Router Best Available Physical Security People DDoS Programming BDR Robot Data Storage Network Congestion Google Drive Environment Cybersecurity Intranet Humor Safety Statistics Meetings Public Cloud Redundancy HaaS IT Consultant Fax Server How To Website Outlook Black Market Data Management Unsupported Software Flexibility Saving Time Content Filtering Internet of Things Document Management Risk Management Internet Exlporer Online Currency Administration Data storage Biometrics Cloud Computing Entertainment Law Enforcement Running Cable Solid State Drive Printer Value Unified Threat Management Skype Office Tips Hard Drives Mobile Office Current Events Workers Screen Mirroring Virus Colocation NarrowBand LinkedIn Customers Frequently Asked Questions Computer Repair Debate Best Practice Professional Services Social Networking Net Neutrality Cast Computer Accessories Hosted Solution Computing Infrastructure Chromecast OneNote Tip of the week Analyitcs Tools Settings Cameras End of Support Laptop Video Surveillance Trending Distributed Denial of Service Windows Server 2008 Consultant Touchscreen Education Word Virtual Desktop IT service Business Intelligence Human Resources Printer Server Internet exploMicrosoft Touchpad Relocation SaaS Root Cause Analysis Windows 7 Virtual Reality Artificial Intelligence Worker Commute Piracy Uninterrupted Power Supply Botnet Training Domains Data Warehousing Patch Management Advertising Government IaaS Data loss Regulations Bloatware User Licensing Cleaning Travel Customer Service IT Management Samsung Servers Entrepreneur Twitter Phishing Apps Tech Support IT Plan Hacker Hybrid Cloud Crowdfunding Flash Cost Management HIPAA Shadow IT Two-factor Authentication Wireless Spam Blocking Science Money Streaming Media Sync Instant Messaging Company Culture Windows Media Player Windows 8.1 Update Shortcut SharePoint Software Tips Windows 8 Encryption Telephony Vulnerability Bluetooth Hiring/Firing Sports eWaste Computer Fan Data Security Tablets WIndows 7 Monitor Applications Notifications Start Menu Audit USB Files YouTube Reputation Wearable Technology FENG HBO Managing Stress Print Server Mobile Social Troubleshooting Electronic Medical Records Techology Users Public Computer Employer Employee Relationship Legal Automobile Data Breach Emails Books CrashOverride Mobile Device Work/Life Balance IBM Webinar Emergency Worker Content Supercomputer IT solutions Rootkit Video Games Audiobook Knowledge Netflix Scam Charger Scalability Politics Data Recovery Transportation How to Computer Care webinar Benefits PDF Loyalty Conferencing Keyboard Windows 10s Smart Technology Battery Experience Two Factor Authentication Assessment Music Productivity Password Wi-Fi Television