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Penbook can import custom stationery in two ways:
Making a new penbook from a PDF
To make a new penbook from a PDF, navigate to the home screen of the app. Then, click
Import from PDF. Select the PDF you want to use to create a penbook. You can use this penbook as normal (including adding/re-arranging pages, changing stationery, and exporting).
Inserting a photo or PDF into an existing penbook
To insert a photo or PDF into an existing penbook, take these steps:
Import stationery (image or PDF)
The photo or PDF you select will be inserted as stationery.
If you import a multi-page PDF, new pages will be inserted for the second, third, etc. pages of the imported PDF.
You can sync your penbooks to and from OneDrive from the app's home screen:
Before synchronizing, you need to authorize Penbook to use your OneDrive account:
Cloudbutton in the top-right
To upload your local copy to OneDrive:
...button under the penbook you want to upload
A spinner will appear on the cloud icon, indicating the upload is in progress. When your upload is complete, a green checkmark will appear on the cloud icon.
To download a penbook from OneDrive:
Cloudicon in the top-right
Downloadbutton. If you already have this penbook locally on your device, you will be prompted for confirmation that you wish to overwrite your local copy of the penbook with OneDrive's copy.
On the Home screen, press the
... button, then choose
Options. At the bottom, press
From the Home screen, press the
... button below the Penbook you want to export. Buttons for
Share will appear.
From within a penbook, you can share, export, or print a specific page. Press the
Hamburger button (the 3 lines in the top-left of the app), then press
Export and Print to see the available options for single-page export.
Penbooks live in here:
C:\users\[[YOUR USERNAME]]\ AppData\Local\Packages\36376UserCamp.Penbook_t7afzrbtd67z0\ LocalState\penbooks
Take the following steps to open Penbook from your pen's top button:
Pen and Windows Ink
Pen Shortcuts, choose
Launch a universal appunder
Penbookfrom your list of universal apps
You can insert your own pictures into any penbook.
When editing your penbook, choose a picture (JPG, PNG, GIF, or BMP) to insert with one of the following methods:
Photobutton, and select an image
ion your keyboard
vor the Paste button) when there is an image on your clipboard
Inserted images can be rotated with the rotation handle, or cropped and scaled with the scale handle.
Images are always inserted under ink (so you can write on top of them).
You can twist the ruler with two fingers to rotate it to any angle. If you're not using a touch screen, position your cursor over the ruler and use the scroll gesture (on a trackpad) or the scroll wheel (on a mouse).
Shape recognition operates on ink that you select. To use it:
The selected shape will be converted to a resizable and rotatable image, nicely squared/rounded from your strokes.
Finger button in the drawing toolbar (at the top of the screen). This will enable you to draw and erase with your finger. (You can also do this to enable drawing with a non-active pen or other stylus.)