There is a simple solution to this problem that will allow you to write, erase, and move text or objects without ever putting down your SMART marker. It's calledTouch Recognition, and it will change your life.
After enabling Touch Recognition, the SMART Board recognizes the type of pressure you are applying:
1) Something pointy (tip of your nail or SMART marker) = Pen Tool
2) Something a little wider (pad of your finger) = Arrow tool
3) A very large surface area (fist) = Eraser Tool
The Touch Recognition setting can be difficult to find unless you know where to look . Follow the simple steps below to begin using this SMART Board feature.
Setting up your Touch Recognition:
After enabling Touch Recognition, one may require some practice using the different types of pressure to yield desired results. For the most part, it is an easy and intuitive transition that will make anyone's experience with a SMART Board more enjoyable.