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    Update for Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Development Kit 1.7

    The Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Software Development Kit facilitates building ink-enabled applications for Tablet PC.
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        The Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Software Development Kit facilitates building ink-enabled applications for Tablet PC. The combination of software and hardware in a Tablet PC enables these methods of user interaction and allows for a rich, interactive, and productive computing experience for users.

        The Tablet PC platform encompasses Windows XP and its extensions that enable input and output of handwriting and speech data on a Tablet PC as well as interchange of this data with other computers. The Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Software Development Kit (SDK) enables you to build ink-enabled, pen-enabled, and speech-enabled applications and supporting hardware for the Tablet PC.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Professional Edition, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

        • Visual Studio version 6 with Service Pack 5 or Visual Studio .NET (Both may be installed on the same computer.)

        • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (recommended)

        Consult the SDK documentation for more information on system requirements. Note: You must be running Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 to install the Tablet PC Development Kit on a Tablet PC .

        Note: The Tablet PC Development Kit can be installed on certain non-Tablet PC operating systems (listed above). On these platforms your application can collect ink with the InkCollector class and can be tested and debugged. The InkEdit and InkPicture controls can be used to collect ink on these operating systems when the Tablet PC SDK is installed, but are not able to collect ink on non-Tablet PC systems that do not have the Tablet PC SDK installed.

        Note: The Tablet PC SDK requires certain files from a later version of the Microsoft Platform Software Development Kit (SDK) than shipped with Visual Studio 6. Please download the latest Platform SDK from MSDN® if you are using Visual Studio 6.

        1. After downloading the setup executable or locating it on your MSDN CD, click the Start button, click Run, and then type drive:\path\Setup.exe where drive is the letter of your the drive containing the setup and path is the path to the setup executable. Click OK.

        2. At the welcome screen, click the Next button.

        3. Read the license agreement and, if you agree, select "I accept the terms in the license agreement." Click the Next button.

        4. Enter the customer information as requested and click the Next button.

        5. Select the installation option you want, and click Next.

        6. Click Install to install the SDK.

        7. Click Finish.

        The SDK installer creates a Tablet PC SDK folder in the Programs menu. This folder contains shortcuts to programming documentation and release notes, as well as sample applications and source code.