Galaxy Note2: What S Pen™ Gestures?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

S Pen™ Gestures


You can perform simple gestures such as go back, open menu, open Pop Up Note, open Quick Command, capture screen, cut out image, and select text. The examples below describe the S Pen™ actions that will perform certain tasks.


    • Go back: Draw a less-than arrow (<) while holding down the S Pen button.

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    • Open menu: Draw a carat (^) while holding down the S Pen button.

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    • Open Popup Note: Double touch the screen while holding down the S Pen button.

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    • Open Quick Command: Drag the pen from the bottom to the top of the screen while holding down the S Pen button.

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    • Capture screen: Touch and hold the screen while holding down the S Pen button.

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    • Cut out image: While holding down the S Pen button, draw a closed shape around the area you want to copy.

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    •Select text: Underline the text you want to copy while holding down the S Pen button.

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S Pen Quick Commands


With Quick commands, you can open applications, perform predefined tasks, and search for keywords. To open the Quick Command, drag the S Pen from the bottom to the top of the screen while holding down the S Pen button.


 

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You can write the command and the device will help you perform the task step-by-step. For example, if we write '@' the device will respond with "Write a recipient's name to send an email."


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Additionally, you can write the command in its entirety. For example, if we write '@ Sam,' the device will open an email addressed to Sam.


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Add a Quick Command

You can create a personal command in addition to the predefined commands on the device.


1. From the Home screen, touch Menu 12 > Settings 13 > S Pen > Quick Command settings. You can also touch14 from the Quick Command window.

2. Touchfdfw to add a new command.

3. Select whether you want to add a command for an application or a function. In the example below, we are creating a command for an application.

4. Touch the application in the list.

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5. Touch Command only to begin.
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6. Write a command you would like to use to open the camera. Touch Sym to view a list of available symbols that can be assigned.
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7. Touch Done to add the Quick Command. The Camera command now appears in the list of Quick Commands.
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Note: Based upon your carrier, images and settings may vary. For more support, please visit //www.samsung.com/ca/support/category/mobile/mobiledevice/.

 


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