Converting handwriting to typed text
You can write in digital ink and then convert the writing to text. For example, you can write over a browser and then insert the ink as text in the browser’s search field.
You can convert handwriting to text outside of SMART software when SMART Ink is running (see Using the dynamic (floating) toolbar) and your computer is connected to a SMART interactive product.
To convert new handwriting
Open SMART Ink’s dynamic (floating) toolbar in full mode (see Opening the dynamic (floating) toolbar).
Open the SMART Touch Inking Tool dynamic toolbar in full mode (see Starting the SMART Touch Inking Tool).
Tap , and then tap .
The text conversion window appears.
Write the characters you want to convert to text in the text conversion window.
As you write, the text conversion window converts your handwriting to text.
To display an on-screen keyboard, tap .
To remove existing text from the text conversion window, tap .
To edit text, use the editing marks in the bottom left corner of the text conversion window.
If you want to insert the text in the application, tap , and then tap where you want to insert the text.
If you don’t want to insert the text in the application, tap .
To convert existing handwriting
Select the handwriting you want to convert.
Tap on the border.
A message appears asking you to touch where you want to insert this text, and your converted writing appears.
Tap the location in an application where you want to insert the text.
Your notes appear in the application as text.