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Palm rejection when writing with pen

It is natural to rest the palm on the paper/device/surface while writing with a pen...Currently we can't properly write because our hands' palms interrupt the pen input. Please add palm rejection / palm recognition !

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It seems like worked already. BUT, It is not perfect! When I palm on the screen, It sometimes recognize as a long touch or Zoom or page scroll. I am getting sick because of this. Please make a Pro version that we can pay for!!

  • MrElectrifyer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is already implemented, at least on my Note 8 when I enable the "Stylus as Pen" setting, I have no problem with palm-rejection when annotating with my S-Pen.

  • Mohammad commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add this. Just because of this i was trying to find another app and have already spent 14 dollars but still didn't get the same experience as XDODO. Just please add like a button or something for palm rejection please

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    In the Windows 10 Settings "Pen & Windows Ink" there is an option "Ignore touch input when I'm using my pen". This works for me already

  • Seungjae commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Getting very annoyed becauseod this problem. After zooming because of my palm, xodo suddenly thinks that my s pen too is trying to navigate the page. I have to move around the page once, get my pen off the monitor and carefully place the pen first(so thst i dont have to go through all this once again) to write sth. I'vebeen using xodo for about half a year now dont think this was always the case...... noticed this recently.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is the most important feature missing from Xodo. I would even pay a one-time fee ($5-1$10) for a pro version with this feature.

  • Franck commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    That's a feature I truly am looking after and would appreciate to see implemented in near future.
    I have Android 4.4 and Android 6.0 devices with a Wacom pen.

  • kuta patsy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    not only for Windows 10, consider the Windows 8.1 also please

    Great job by the way

  • Steven Colvin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please! I have a Tab S3 with an spen and it zooms in and out when my palm touches it. Mark is right, a zoom lock (like squid) would help a lot. Thanks!

  • KIM SEUNGYEON commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    XODO doesn't support palm rejection feature to 'Freehand tool'

    I use galaxy note with s-pen and palm rejection works well in 'pan tool'.

    but when i use 'Freehand tool' to change color or size of the pen, palm rejection doesn't works.
    It interferes writing with s-pen when i use multi colors.

    I hope it will be updated soon.

    thank you

  • Lewis Kal commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am so nervous for palm rejection. Sometimes writing with S-pen was recognized moving page.

  • Diego A commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It can be solved with a simple setting that only processes the too left tap on a multi touch situation (too right for Lefties). This would help a good number of users without any palm detection procedure that requires IA or any additional hardware.

  • Jan Jezek commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    you should buy a device with apropriate hardware for this purpose guys.
    Like galaxy note series from Samsung or Wacom company or (maybe others I dont know).
    Normal capacitive display is made for using a finger not a stylus.
    Solving this problem of rejecting a palm on software level is not a good idea at all.
    The same with a piece of paper and pencil.
    If your hand is dirty of carbon dust then it is on the paper too of course.
    XoDo has the option to write down a comment with my S-pen immediately and moving and other action with a finger.
    That is absolutely amazing!!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would highly appreciate this feature as well as I'm using Xodo daily for studying purposes.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a very important feature for me. I've taken to wearing a glove to avoid this problem!

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