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    Serious BUG in Win 8 Modern Inerface

    I am using EndNote X6 and I have had no problems with connectivity to EndNote web, so I am confused by this post. In Windows 8, programs either have to be run as desktop programs or as Modern Apps. Many programs only have one version (Desktop program or Modern App), whereas a few like Internet...
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    Stylus with eraser?

    I have a couple of old pens from my Lenovo Thinkpad X61t, they work fine with the SP (the stylus, button, and eraser head all function ok). Although I haven't tested, presumably comparable Lenovo pens from later ThinkPad models would also work. I usually use the stylus that MS provided with the...
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    Got a Surface Pro 128GB with Type, but really dissapointed

    Palm rejection / PDF annotator I have been using PDF Annotator for quite a while and I haven't had an issue with palm rejection. There should be palm rejection whenever you bring the stylus in close proximity to the screen (this is not a function of this software program but of the Windows...
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    Why Did You Buy Your Surface Pro and How Do You Use It?

    I would say I bought the SP primarily to use as an "inking" tablet with which I can easily keep my files in sync with other Windows computers. Two major ways that I use inking are for taking notes (e.g. in OneNote) and for annotating PDFs. For the latter, I am an academic researcher and I have...
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    Type keyboard issues and losing mouse pointer

    I have the same problem. However, I noticed if I touch the screen anywhere with my finger, and then go back and use the trackpad on the type cover, then it seems to start working. I am pretty sure it is a software problem.
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    Write to Type, purpose?

    I have found this feature useful when using the Surface Pro with the type cover/touch cover folded back (so using it in a true "tablet" mode). In this mode you can of course use the on-screen keyboards vs writing. I have found the writing to be smooth and the handwriting recognition to be...
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    Surface PRO Firmware Update...

    All you have to do is shutdown your surface pro (not restart it, choose "shutdown"). Then turn it back on. This worked for me. Seems Microsoft should just add a simple shutdown command to their firmware update installer.
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    Surface PRO Firmware Update...

    I had the same experience posted by some others previously. Pen was not working after multiple restarts. But doing a shutdown did solve the problem. I found this surprising as the new "shutdown" is really a hibernation for fast-start whereas the restart is supposed to do a full startup, so...
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    Type cover shuts off Surface

    If you want to change this setting, just go to Control Panel--> Power Options --> "Change what closing the lid does" and then you can pick Do Nothing, Sleep, etc.
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    Pro awake and warm in my bag

    I had a similar problem with my Surface Pro. I had it inside a sleeve in my backpack with the cover closed, and came home to find it very warm and the battery nearly drained. I found this useful website which has a number of troubleshooting steps for this kind of issue: How to prevent your PC...
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    Surface Pro wakes in bag

    I had a similar problem with my Surface Pro. I had it inside a sleeve in my backpack with the cover closed, and came home to find it very warm and the battery nearly drained. I found this useful website which has a number of troubleshooting steps for this kind of issue: How to prevent your PC...
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