[NTLK] Newton-like note taking on Windows?
sonnyhung at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 12:32:01 EST 2017
I just did a search for Nebo and the Windows page says it's Free for the
next 22 days. from the $8.99 normal pricing. I will try to download this
later tonight on my Windows 10 laptop I have at home and check it out too.
Here's the link I found it at:
the Hung Family
On Sat, Jan 7, 2017 at 9:41 AM, Anthony Morrow <anthonydmorrow at gmail.com>
> On Jan 7, 2017, at 3:51 AM, Jon Glass <jonglass at usa.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 7, 2017 at 1:12 AM Aaron Brigati <abrigati at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I just got a Dell Venue 8 Pro 5855 with an active stylus and I'd really
> >> like to find a Newton-ish note taking program for it.
> >> The built-in Windows HWR is pretty good, but you can only write in a
> >> predefined little box, there's nothing like the Newton's 'write
> >> and editing is a royal pain.
> >> I found a few 'note pad' apps on the store, but they either use the
> >> pen input box or they're just a sketchpad that doesn't convert the
> >> to text.
> > I have Nebo installed. It does HWR, and you write on the lines on the
> > screen, with the converted text above.
> > Nebo HTML Export
> > this is a note. I don't know if it does HWR.
> > I just wrote the above, as you can see from the attribution. :-)
> > Might be worth checking out as an alternative to OneNote, though OneNote
> > pretty usable.
> > --
> > --
> > Jon Glass
> > jonglass at usa.net
> > jonglass at mac.com
> I’ll throw a vote to Nebo and OneNote as well. Nebo is great for wanting
> to write and have it converted instantly to text. It has a lot of gestures
> similar to the Newton like making a character of a word uppercase,
> joining/splitting a word, etc. This is the closest experience I’ve found to
> the Newton’s “Text” recognition mode. The maker of Nebo will often times
> run specials on the Windows Store and make the app free.
> OneNote is good for drawing and jotting stuff down. It does HWR in the
> background so you can do text searches against your scribbles. You can also
> convert hand written notes to text. OneNote, to me, feels like a
> combination of the Newton’s “ink Text” and “Sketches” recognition mode
> running at the same time. Remember, there are two version of OneNote for
> Windows: the UWP app from the Windows Store and the full desktop version
> available through an Office365 subscription or free at <
> https://www.onenote.com/download>. I personally use the desktop app on a
> Surface Pro 4 and find it to be better for a large screen. Before that I
> was using the UWP app on a Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2.
> I would love to use Nebo’s HWR mode inside OneNote. It would be a pretty
> good combination. Sadly, you can only export to HTML or MS Word from Nebo
> and while you can copy and paste from those to OneNote, it is just too many
> Tony Morrow
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