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Questions tagged [apple-pencil]

Apple Pencil is a digital pencil for iPad and iPhone that communicates over bluetooth to function as an advanced stylus. Questions about other branded stylus should use a different tag than this.

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Use an Apple Pencil in a web page?

I am developing a web application for a client who is planning to use an iPad when interviewing staff (as part of the recruitment process). Can I use Apple Pencil 2 to collect information in a web ...
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Which sides of an iPad does Apple Pencil 2 attach to?

I have tried to deduce this from comparing product images online, but did not yet find a definitive answer to this: Will the Apple Pencil 2 magnetically attach to (and charge at) only the portrait-...
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Care and feeding of the 1st gen Apple Pencil and its battery

Background I own an iPad Pro 10.5" and a first-generation Apple Pencil for it. The Pencil was bought in March 2018. In January 2019, i.e. about 9.5 months later, it had a battery failure and had to ...
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Can I turn off the Apple Pencil auto-adjust feature for highlighting text?

I noticed on my new iPad that I can use the Pencil to highlight text (say, for copy/pasting), just like one can do with a finger. However, using my finger, while dragging the edge of the highlight ...
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Is there a way to name an Apple Pencil on the iPad Pro?

On the 2018 seamless design (matte finish / no lightning connector) Apple Pencil with the 2018 iPad Pro (USB C charger) I'm not seeing a way to give a name to the Apple Pencil that shows when I charge ...
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Connect Apple Pencil second generation to Surface Laptop?

I was wondering, have anyone thought of connecting apple pencil (1st or 2nd) generation to the surface line in windows 10? If so, how was it done? any ideas?
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Pencil Lag (iPad 2018 vs Pros, Notes vs OneNote, iOS 11 vs 12)

I am very nitty about the input lag of the Apple Pencil. Originally, I was under the impression that the iPad 2018 was a little slower to respond. Testing was with with Standard Notes App. I got ...
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How to use External camera in iPad Pro 2017

I want to record whiteboard lecture along with pip video of my face using explain everything (app for whiteboard ). Using front camera is not posible as while writing on iPad using pencil because of ...
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Looking for an iPad pencil compatible app with a large or infinite canvas

I tried Sketch and some other drawing apps. I’d like a bigger canvas to work with. Most seem to only be 8 1/2 by 11 or standard page size. Is there a way to expand the canvas on some of the basic ...
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What is the difference between the two models of Apple Pencil?

I'm looking to buy an Apple Pencil for my iPad Pro 10.5". I find listings for two different model numbers: MK0C2AM/A and MK0C2ZM/A. Some listings, for example, on eBay have one model listed in the ...
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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Pencil issues

I have recently purchased the new 10.5 inch iPad Pro while also owning the 9.7 inch model. I am an avid user of the pencil, which I use daily for note taking. Upon switching to the new device, I ...
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How to restrict an iOS app to iPad Pro only?

As a developer of iOS software, is it possible to restrict an App to only be available on the iPad Pro? To be more precise, the App we are considering should be restricted to the Apple Pencil, which ...
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Reset used Apple Pencil in preparation for sale?

In preparation for selling a used Apple Pencil, should it be unpaired or reset in any way (so the new owner can pair it with his or her iPad Pro)? Is the Apple Pencil tied exclusively to the iPad Pro ...