1. GregX999's Avatar
    I'm thinking about getting a Surface Book (coming from a MacBook Pro), and one huge thing that would sway me would be if I could use it with the screen attached "backwards", folded flat, as a drawing tablet, using it with an external keyboard and mouse for input, and an external screen for extra UI real-estate. (With Windows still in "PC mode", not "tablet mode"). So, basically, using the laptop itself as "just" a drawing tablet, as if it were a Wacom Cintiq.

    Is this possible?

    Thanks!
    Greg
    12-25-2016 10:12 PM
  2. rdubmu's Avatar
    Yes it is :)
    12-26-2016 01:19 PM
  3. GregX999's Avatar
    Oh, great! Have you used it that way? Does it seem practical?
    12-27-2016 10:08 AM
  4. rdubmu's Avatar
    I use it on my pro4, I have one note open while I copy and paste things from my 2nd screen onto one note, works like a charm
    12-28-2016 12:40 AM
  5. hopmedic's Avatar
    I have my SB connected to two external monitors, and I occasionally flip the screen around, and use the pen to do math assignments. I sometimes use OneNote, and sometimes Word, depending on what I'm doing. Word is great for homework because I can export to pdf easily with properly-sized pages, for submission.
    12-30-2016 10:58 PM

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