Although the pen does not serve well to create a word-processor document, it
can do so for small editing tasks on existing documents, such as for
cut-and-paste operations, formatting changes, rewriting small amounts of text, and
navigation (scrolling). Thus, the pen in a word-processing application should behave
as a pointing device most of the time. The user should be able to select text by
dragging the pen and the selection should include an action handle.
Double-tapping should display a writing window, as should an "edit" command on a
selection action handle. Consider also providing an insertion-point action handle,
including an "insert text" command.
When the user creates a new blank document, the application should
automatically display an editing window because the user clearly intends to enter new
text. For existing documents, the application should provide a means for annotating
the text, either by inserting scribble notes (like Post-it™ notes) or by inking directly on top of the text.
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