Re: NTLK A Strange problem with works.

From: Chris Ruprecht (
Date: Sun Jan 09 2000 - 02:53:51 EST

> > I have a mp2k with Newton works on it. The spread sheet seems to work fine.
> > When I make a paper it does not recognize my writing. I write, nothing
> > shows. I can type via the keyboard and that shows fine. but my written
> > words just disappear. I got this unit used and it has never worked since I
> > got it. Am I missing software or ???
>Works doesn't do HWR. However, has a free patch that works ok,
>but runs all the words together for me. You have to really
>space out your words.

AFAIK, Newton Works was never designed to take handwriting in the
wordprocessing package. I found the recognition, even with the patch
applied, rather clumsy. If you need to do handwriting, I recommend
using notes ...

Best regards,

Chris Ruprecht *
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