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New Windows 10 APIs to improve inking in Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome

According to code commits reviewed by us, Microsoft is working on a number of improvements to inking in Chromium-based browsers, such as Edge and Chrome. The software giant decided to do something about inking in Chromium after receiving feedback from users regarding how inking felt a bit jittery due to latency problem. Microsoft also received complaints about Edge’s inability to distinguish between pen and finger input. As part of a project called “Web Ink Enhancement“, Microsoft has been considering new APIs to address latency problems when using a pen or stylus. Ink prediction is “pretty bad in its current form”. For example, there’s a bug where delegated ink trail will […]
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  • Apr 03, 2021