Ink input

Learn about the various Desktop inking APIs for Windows apps.

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Topic Description
Ink presenter
The ink presenter APIs enable Microsoft Win32 apps to manage the input, processing, and rendering of ink input (standard and modified) through an InkPresenter object inserted into the app's DirectComposition visual tree.
Ink renderer
The Ink renderer APIs enable the rendering of ink strokes onto the designated Direct2D device context of a Universal Windows app, instead of the default InkCanvas control.

Pen and stylus interactions, Ink Analysis sample, Simple inking sample, Complex inking sample