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Active Pen Tests

Last Updated: 1/3/2017

This section lists the topics that provide details about the active pen tests in the Windows Hardware Lab Kit (HLK) for Windows 10.

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TopicDescription

Buffering

This is to test the data buffering behavior of a Windows pen device.

Contact accuracy

This is to test the contact position reporting accuracy of a Windows pen device.

Custom Gestures

This is a test to indicate whether or not a Windows pen device supports custom gestures.

Edge Gutter

This is to test the performance of a Windows pen device in the "gutter" along the edges of the screen.

Eraser

This is a test for the eraser feature of a Windows pen device.

Ghost Reporting

This is to test the ghost reporting aspect of a Windows pen device.

Hover Accuracy

This is a test of the accuracy of reporting that a Windows pen device is hovering.

Hover Range

This is to test the hovering range for a Windows pen device.

Hover Stationary Jitter

This is to test the jitter aspect of a Windows pen device, when the device is in stationary hover.

Latency - Down

This is a test to check the time lag (latency) between a Windows pen contact with a screen, and when the contact is reported to Windows.

Latency - Move

This is a test to check the time lag (latency) between the Windows pen being in a new screen location, and when that new location is reported to Windows.

Moving Jitter

This is to test the behavior (the jitter aspect) of the Windows pen device, while it's in contact with the screen, and moving.

Physical Dimensions

This is to test the accuracy of the reported screen size (its physical dimensions), by a Windows pen device.

Pressure Levels

This is to test the accuracy of the reported pressure levels by a Windows pen device.

Pressure Motion

This is to test the consistency of the pressure reporting by a Windows pen device as it moves across a screen.

Resolution

This is to test the reporting resolution of a Windows pen device.

Stationary Jitter

This is to test the position reporting accuracy (jitter) of a Windows pen device that is stationary on the screen.

Third Party Driver

This is to ensure that there is no 3rd party driver for a Windows pen device that is connected via a Windows-supported bus.

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