How to use Surface Pro 3 pen as a (finger-like) stylus

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  1. Nikhil

    Nikhil New Member

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    Is it possible to use the SP3 pen as a stylus, so I can scroll with it and essentially use it like a very precise finger (all while retaining its current functionality)?
     
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    Yes and no, it depends on what API is being used, but in principle yes, especially for desktop applications, but the situation is more varied for MUI apps.
     
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    Yes. Use the lower button to select and also select (left click) the scroll bar.
     
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    Nikhil New Member

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    So how would I go about changing the API that the pen uses for desktop apps?
     
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    leeshor Well-Known Member

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    Unless you are the developer of the software the API can't be changed.
     
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    I certainly use it that way on some websites and other apps.
     
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    in Win8.1 and win7 there is an included pen gesture to scroll If you make a fast swipe up or down gesture.
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    but thats not precise at all ^^
     
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