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GPe (full of upsets) pen input

24th May 2014, 08:46 AM |#1  
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Seems the GPe is full of upsets, first I discover that the radio sw had been removed by Google although the radio hw is there, then I discovered that I no longer have write access to my external SD because of KitKat

Last upset I ran into was not being able to use a pen on the screen, there is no input method that supports handwriting and using a normal pen or pencil on the home screen as a stylus doesn't work!

I have read that pen support is supposed to work on the GPe so what am I doing wrong?!

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24th May 2014, 01:59 PM |#2  
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Pen works on my GPE just fine. But they need to have metal tips. Just a ballpoint doesn't work. For an app, try Papyrus, it is a great writing utility.

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Pen works on my GPE just fine. But they need to have metal tips. Just a ballpoint doesn't work. For an app, try Papyrus, it is a great writing utility.

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Pencils work fine for scrolling and clicking. I think OP may want to use it to input into text boxes as a keyboard substitute.
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24th May 2014, 03:13 PM |#4  
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Actually I was using a normal ball point pen and didn't realize it had to be a metal tip, tried a metal tip and it works just fine now, thanks.
I will try papyrus also, any apps I can use for handwriting recognition?

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Actually I was using a normal ball point pen and didn't realize it had to be a metal tip, tried a metal tip and it works just fine now, thanks.
I will try papyrus also, any apps I can use for handwriting recognition?

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24th May 2014, 03:41 PM |#6  
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Thanks, I guess I'm not so disappointed with the GPe after all

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