Mobile Ink Library Samples

August 11, 2007 — Leave a comment

Previously we went through a technical overview of the Mobile Ink Library.  Also included with the installation is are five sample applications demonstrating the use of the library.  The following is a brief description of the samples.


InkControlDemo







InkControlDemo demonstrates the various features of the InkCanvas control available in the Mobile Ink Library.  It demonstrates how to:



  • Add, select and delete ink data
  • Change the color of the ink canvas, back color and pen color
  • Change the width of the pen
  • Text Recognition
  • Extracting an image of the ISF ink data

 


 


InkObjDemo







InkObjDemo demonstrates the following:



  • How to use the IInkOverlay COM interface within a managed application
  • How to save the ink data as Ink Serialized Format (ISF) from the IInkOverlay COM Object
  • How to load and Ink Serialized Format file into an IInkOverlay object
  • Clearing the ink collected by IInkOverlay
  • Changing the width of the pen for the ink

 


BasicRecognitionCF







BasicRecognitionCF was ported from the BasicRecognition native sample available with the Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK.  It allows a user to input text with the stylus, and recognize the text.  It demonstrates the following:



  • Using the InkRecognizer custom control
  • Saving and Loading ISF files
  • Ink recognition

InkSerializationCF







InkSerializationCF was ported from the InkSerialzation native sample available with the Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK.   It allows a user to sign on a region and save the signature along with the persons name in the ISF file.  It demonstrates using the following:



 


InkNotesCF







InkNotesCF was ported from the InkNotes native sample available with the Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK .   It allows a user to view and edit ink notes. These ink notes can also be imported to OneNote 2007 or 2003 on the desktop.  It demonstrates using the following:



  • InkCanvas control
  • Changing the pen used for inking
  • Erasing Ink
  • Selecting Ink
  • Zooming in and out
  • Saving and loading ISF files
  • Emailing the note as a GIF attachment

 


Next we look at the custom controls that where created for the Mobile Ink Library …

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