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Using the handwriting feature

What is the handwriting feature?

When it comes to rote learning, it's important not just to remember facts, but also to "output" what you have remembered. iAnki's handwriting feature facilitates memorization by letting you output information in the form of writing.

How to use the handwriting feature

1. Rotate your smartphone or iPad or iPod touch to landscape orientation while in Study Mode or Cram Mode.

2. Hold down the pencil button on the bottom left of the screen to display the handwriting view.

3. You can write text while the pencil button is held down. When you release the pencil button, Characters you have typed in are recorded at the bottom of the screen.