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Microsoft Tablet PC

Microsoft Tablet PC


The Tablet PC is a fully-functional personal computer running Microsoft® Windows® XP that is geared for pen-enabled, handwriting-enabled, and speech-enabled applications. The combination of software and hardware in a Tablet PC enables these methods of user interaction and allows for a rich, interactive, and productive computing experience for users.

The Tablet PC platform encompasses Windows XP and its extensions that enable input and output of handwriting and speech data on a Tablet PC as well as interchange of this data with other computers.

This section contains programmability documentation, sample program descriptions, and other resources for software development on the Tablet PC platform.


Getting Started

This section shows how to get started with the Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Software Development Kit (SDK) and Microsoft Visual Studio®.

Frequently Asked Questions

This section gives answers to frequently asked questions about the Tablet PC SDK and more.

Planning Your Application

This section describes the guidelines for Tablet PC application design, development, and user experience.

Tablet PC Platform

This section describes the managed library and Automation application programming interfaces and ink controls (InkEdit and InkPicture) that you can use to build Tablet PC applications.


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