I took my new Surface Pro 3 to a job meeting to discuss some details of some cladding we're doing. I had to take the keyboard off because it was too awkward to stand and hold it. If you think you might do this be sure to practice first!
Anyway, my question is: is there any way to make the radial menu come up with the Surface stylus?
I figured out how to make the context menu come up by clicking outside of the selected item and holding until it pops up. Also, Palmer cursive is the best way to enter text without the keyboard. Who knew it would ever come in useful again?
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I know our demo guys program thier 3Dconnexion mice to pull up the radial menu when working on the Surface Pro - I will ask around to see if it can be done from the Surface Pen
FYI: I've run SE on both Windows 8 and now on Windows 10 on the Surface Pro 3. What I'm seeing in Windows 10 is if you hold the pen tip on the screen and then slightly move the pen, the radial menu will pop up. I don't recall that exact same workflow in Windows 8.
Windows 8 or Windows 10?
By the way, our group found an add-in which simulates a radial menu specifically for the Surface Pen. You can associate commands, keyboard keys (like ESC, Enter, etc) so that if you are running without the keyboard, you have access to keyboard commands (among others).
Yes, it is a non-SE app.
I have yet to test it in Win 10 but I can send you what I have. Send me an email at the one listed below and I'll gather what I have.
Also, you can bring up a virtual keyboard any time, but it doesn't have an escape key! Obviously they didn't look at my keyboard to see which key is the most worn out.
yes you can.....and you can also change the keyboard to use the one that does contain an escape key.
However, because in SE we use the ESC key so much, I mapped it to the radial menu for the Surface pen.
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