How to Work with Both Hands on Kdan Windows Apps with Surface Dial

Kdan Mobile
Nov 19, 2018 · 3 min read
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When your creative juice is overflowing, don’t you just wish that you could use both of your hands to sketch out and jot down everything quickly? With Microsoft’s Surface Dial, a handy input device, you can explore new creative processes with both hands. In order to bring its advantages to our users, we have recently integrated the Surface Dial with our Windows apps, including Animation Desk and PDF Reader, for a faster and more intuitive way to scroll, zoom, navigate and more!

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Animation Desk X Surface Dial

Under the brush settings and color palette icons, you can tune the brush size, opacity and color by turning the Dial. The keyframes icon is particularly useful for running through your animation in your desired speed; you can pause at any keyframes and make changes as needed.

PDF Reader X Surface Dial

Besides the frequently used zoom icon, which is very useful for enlarging the small prints on a PDF document, the other annotation tools on the Dial are just as user-friendly. For example, if you want to underline a sentence in green, you need to turn the Dial until you reach the underline icon, press it once to enter the color selection, adjust the color to green and its opacity as desired, press to confirm the setting and you are set to underline anything!

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To learn more about the tips and tricks for using PDF Reader and Animation Desk for Windows, you can visit these support pages:

Animation Desk for Windows Support

PDF Reader for Windows Support

Get the latest versions and start using Dial with them!

Animation Desk

PDF Reader

Originally published at Kdan Mobile Blog.

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Since 2009, Kdan Mobile has focused on building mobile software applications and online services that allow users to better leverage their productivity and creativity. To date, Kdan Mobile's works have been backed by more than 200 million downloads worldwide.

Kdan Mobile

Written by

Your Workforce, Synchronized.

kdanmobile

Since 2009, Kdan Mobile has focused on building mobile software applications and online services that allow users to better leverage their productivity and creativity. To date, Kdan Mobile's works have been backed by more than 200 million downloads worldwide.

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