Using Pencil with OneNote - latest update
Has anyone else noticed that palm rejection while using the Pencil in OneNote on the Pro is now MUCH better? After today's OneNote update (v 15.21, 4/8/2016), the Pencil works very well in OneNote with no stray marks at the bottom of the page where you typically rest your palm.
Microsoft's description of the update states: "Apple Pencil: Write Right: We've sharpened our Pencils to support the iPad 9.7" iPad Pro."
Does this mean that there is a new palm rejection feature added to OneNote, or is this an inherent capability of the Pencil functionality on the iPad Pro? I'm asking because this has implications for other apps. If this palm-rejection feature is built in to Pencil functionality, then other apps that support Pencil might also have palm rejection.
BTW, I'm really liking OneNote for taking notes ...
... But I'm also trying Notability, which also works well. The organizational features are a bit different - will need to get used to that. Notability seems quicker, with less "footprint" in the iPad and iPhone. Update file size for OneNote is 276 MB, while the file size for Notability is only 66 MB. Huge difference. Doing a cut-and-paste move of a handwritten selection in Notability is much faster than with OneNote. Both apps support slide-over and split screen. I never noticed any unintended marks on the page with Notability - apparently the palm rejection works. Again, is this a feature of the app of a feature of Pencil functionality?
Edited to Add: to ensure this works correctly in OneNote, you may need to de-select the "Draw with touch" option. This is found under a little hand/stylus icon on the far right while you are in the Draw mode. When "Draw with touch is disabled, only the Pencil will make marks on the page. You can touch or scroll the screen with your finger or hand at will and no stray marks will appear.
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