Gestures are TOTAL Sketch's way of enhancing your experience while sketching with a pen by simplifying some of the common tasks you do while sketching. In specific, TOTAL Sketch's gesture recognition allows you to adjust line direction, adjust small lines and angle measurements, and place labels much more naturally than with traditional means. Here's how to use gestures to speed up sketching in the field.

Windows–based mobile PCs can progressively improve their understanding of your handwriting. For Windows 7 and Vista, click here for instructions to enable Handwriting Recognition and Automatic Learning. For Windows 8 and 10, click here. If you're using Windows XP, it cannot improve its understanding of your handwriting. Instead, see this article for tips on how to write in a way that it can understand better.