Surface Pro

The Surface Pro is a tablet released by Microsoft.

How do I use the Surface Pen to make handwritten comments on papers and PDFs?

Word 2016

To make handwritten comments directly on the Word document:

  1. Click on the Review tab
  2. Click Start Inking
  3. Choose the pencil tool or the highlighter tool.

Adobe Acrobat

To make comments on PDFs in Adobe Acrobat:

  1. Click View
  2. Click Tools
  3. Click Comments
  4. Click Open

For more information, please visit Adobe's article on Commenting in Acrobat

How do I make my hand drawn shapes into nice looking shapes in Powerpoint?

  1. Click Ink Tools
  2. Click Pens
  3. Click Convert to Shapes


Can I print here at Gustavus with my Surface Pro?

While the Surface Pro is able to print to Gustavus printers, the Surface RT is unable to print to the printers at Gustavus. The iPad is also unable to print to the printers here at Gustavus.