Re: [NTLK] Newton's HWR [WAS: "Re: Newton reclassification"]

From: Woody Smith <>
Date: Sun Apr 29 2007 - 01:46:48 EDT

It sounds like you may have a problem referred to as Jaggies.
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brief description and some possible remedies.
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On Apr 28, 2007, at 6:42 PM, MICHAEL W LODER wrote:

> Being a Newton-newbie, I have some questions about handwriting
> recognition. Sometimes it does an excellent job of making sense out
> of my left-hander's scribbles, at other times, it cannot seem to
> make sense of anything I write. But I notice that sometimes the
> lines accurately follow my pen, at other times, the lines that
> appear seem to have a mind of their own. When that happens, nothing
> comes out right. So, why is that?
> So, next question: Do any of you feel that the type or make of
> stylus makes a difference in the Newton's ability to take down the
> handwriting? Reason I ask is that my Newton came with a non-apple,
> cheap stylus. It appears to work MOST of the time, but at other
> times, the Newton won't even appear to be aware that I am touching
> the screen. Are there certain stylus types to avoid, and types to
> prefer?
> Thanks for your help. This is a great community. WES LODER

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