Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Jul 2012 21:15 UTC
Windows "When we began planning how touch and new types of PCs might work on Windows 8, we recognized the need to provide an effective method for text entry on tablets and other touch screen PCs. Since Windows XP SP1, which had Tablet PC features built in, Windows has included a touchable on-screen keyboard. But those features were designed as extensions to the desktop experience. For Windows 8, we set out to improve on that model and introduce text input support that meets people's needs, matches our design principles, and works well with the form factors we see today and expect to see in the future." If it's even 50% as good as the windows Phone 7 keyboard, they've got a winner. Still haven't found a touch keyboard that even comes close to WP7's keyboard.
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Damn it! Was afraid of that. I have the asus eslate ep121... and it's a joy to use and produce work on. I was looking forward to Win8 but was wondering what they had in mind for stylus input... if it can't handle multiple lines it's a major fail.

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