README.md

Ink Analysis sample

Shows how to recognize handwriting, shapes, and document structure with Ink Analysis.

Note: This sample is part of a large collection of UWP feature samples. If you are unfamiliar with Git and GitHub, you can download the entire collection as a ZIP file, but be sure to unzip everything to access shared dependencies. For more info on working with the ZIP file, the samples collection, and GitHub, see Get the UWP samples from GitHub. For more samples, see the Samples portal on the Windows Dev Center.

Specifically, this sample covers using the Windows.UI.Input.Inking.Analysis APIs to do the following:

  • Recognize shapes from ink strokes
  • Recognize document structures from ink strokes
  • Recognize handwritten text from ink strokes

Related topics

Samples

SimpleInk
ComplexInk
OCR
Family Notes sample
Coloring Book app sample

Reference

Windows.UI.Input.Inking

Operating system requirements

Client: Windows 10 build 15052

Server: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview

Phone: Windows 10 build 15052

Build the sample

  1. If you download the samples ZIP, be sure to unzip the entire archive, not just the folder with the sample you want to build.
  2. Start Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and select File > Open > Project/Solution.
  3. Starting in the folder where you unzipped the samples, go to the Samples subfolder, then the subfolder for this specific sample, then the subfolder for your preferred language (C++, C#, or JavaScript). Double-click the Visual Studio Solution (.sln) file.
  4. Press Ctrl+Shift+B, or select Build > Build Solution.

Run the sample

The next steps depend on whether you just want to deploy the sample or you want to both deploy and run it.

Deploying the sample

  • Select Build > Deploy Solution.

Deploying and running the sample

  • To debug the sample and then run it, press F5 or select Debug > Start Debugging. To run the sample without debugging, press Ctrl+F5 or selectDebug > Start Without Debugging.