Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10  

    Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10

    Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10

    How to Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10
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    04 Jun 2019
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    How to Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10


    The touch keyboard in Windows 10 includes the handwriting input panel layout.

    The handwriting panel allows you to write in it with a pen (stylus) or your fingertip to enter text into any app.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off allowing to write with your fingertip in the handwriting panel for your account in Windows 10.


     CONTENTS:

    • Option One: Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Settings
    • Option Two: Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel using a REG file


    EXAMPLE: Handwriting Panel
    Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10-handwriting_panel.png






    OPTION ONE

    Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Settings


    1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Devices icon.

    2. Click/tap on Pen & Windows Ink on the left side, and check (on ) or uncheck (off - default) Write in the handwriting panel with your fingertip under the "Handwriting" section on the right side for what you want. (see screenshot below)

    3. You can now close Settings if you like.

    Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10-write_with_fingertip_in_handwriting_panel.jpg






    OPTION TWO

    Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel using a REG file


    The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD in the registry key below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\TabletTip\EmbeddedInkControl

    EnableInkingWithTouch DWORD

    0 = Off
    1 = On


    1. Do step 2 (on), or step 3 (off) below for which font you want.


     2. To Turn On Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Turn_ON_write_with_fingertip_in_handwriting_panel.reg

    Download


     3. To Turn Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel

    This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Turn_OFF_write_with_fingertip_in_handwriting_panel.reg

    Download


    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. If you like, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


    That's it,
    Shawn




  1. Posts : 42
    Windows 10 x64
       #1

    Disable Pen Windows Ink


    Hi,
    In Win10 1809 > Settings > Devices > Pen & Windows INK

    The first check box is : Write in the handwriting panel with your fingertip

    How to disable or turn off this check box in registry? thanks

    this does not help:
    Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10

    - - - Updated - - -

    Found, it's updated, please update above tutorial:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\EmbeddedInkControl
    EnableInkingWithTouch
      My Computer

  2. dalchina's Avatar
    Posts : 34,243
    Win 10 Pro (1903) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi Shawn, user comment for your consideration:
    Disable Pen Windows Ink
      My Computers

  3. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 60,468
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Thank you. Tutorial now updated.
      My Computers


 

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