Microsoft Reveals New Classic Microsoft Paint Features for Windows 10
After previously planning to deprecate the classic Microsoft Paint app in Windows 10 and move it to the Microsoft Store, here’s the Redmond-based software giant Microsoft not only giving up on this idea, but actually rolling out new features for the app.
The upcoming Windows 10 May 2019 Update, which is scheduled to go live for production devices later this month, will include new MSPaint accessibility features, including support to use the app and draw with the keyboard.
For example, users will be able to use the arrow keys on the keyboard to move the onscreen cursor and the space bar to activate the selected tool. Holding the CTRL key and using the arrows allows them to scroll the canvas.
When a selection is made, users can cycle through a total of nine control points with the Tab key, while pressing Tab + Shift allows them to cycle in counter clockwise order. The arrow keys can once again be used to modify the control point.
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