A keyboard rendered on the screen as a substitute for a physical keyboard, often used for typing on a touchscreen or as an accessibility tool.

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Windows 10 Lock Screen: No Keyboard

I upgraded my Surface Pro 3 from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 via ISO on the launch date and noticed a strange behaviour when using it without the physical keyboard attached. When I boot or lock the ...
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Windows 10 touch keyboard doesn't dock or 'maximize' at the bottom of the screen

I tried to find this answer by myself for 3 hours, but I failed. I need some help. While I was using Windows 8 touch keyboard, I can click the maximize button from the touch keyboard, which makes ...
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The Windows 10 onscreen keyboard does not launch automatically

I have a Acer w700 Windows tablet and I have installed Windows 10. However the on screen keyboard is not launching automatically. On Windows 8 when you tapped on something you could type into the ...
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How can I control+click files/folders with a touch screen and on screen keyboard in windows 8.1?

Using a keyboard and mouse you can intermittently select files by pressing control and clicking the files you want to select. When using the touch screen the control button no longer functions in the ...
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Win 8 Touch Keyboard un-resize windows

I have a client that uses the Touch Keyboard to type into our application which has a set size to it. Recently he reported that when he is done using the touch keyboard, the windows do not resize back ...
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On-screen keyboard with function keys

Is there a way to add the function keys to the on-screen keyboard in Windows 7? If not, is there an alternative program that has the function keys?
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How do you disable special keys in osk.exe?

When running osk.exe from the command line, how do you disable or hide keys such as Alt, Crl, and Fn? We're developing some software that'll be run in a slightly risky setting (using kiosks), and we ...
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Is there a trick to pressing the “u” button in the Surface Pro 2 on-screen keyboard?

I find it exceedingly difficult to hit the U on the on-screen keyboard on my Surface Pro 2 running Windows 8.1. Here are the specific symptoms: very carefully tapping directly over the on-screen U ...
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Display hotkey presses Mac OS X

Is there a way to display hotkey presses as they happen on screen in large text in Mac OS X Yosemite? Or is there an app that can do this? I have tried “Sticky Keys.” They almost do this, but when ...
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Stop on-screen keyboard from automatic popup

How can I stop the pop-up keyboard from automatically popping up anytime I click on a place to type? I really do use the regular keyboard most often. This is on a Lenovo Yoga Thinkpad running Windows ...
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Remove virtual keyboard from start up

When even I log into by Windows 7 PC the virtual keyboard starts up how an I disable this? I deselected "On-Screen keyboard" from the Ease of Access selection found in the login screen.
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Getting the Windows 8.1 touch keyboard to automatically capitalise the beginning of sentences

I cannot find any settings in Windows 8.1 to make the touch keyboard capitalise automatically. Is there a way to enable/add this feature?
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can not turn off onscreen keyboard by ANY MEANS, for Windows 7

For months, I have been trying to turn off the onscreen keyboard and I have yet to find actual Technical Support verses user instructions. I'll make it simple for those who want to talk to me like a ...
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Surface (Pro) Soft Keyboard + Hardware Keyboard Issue

When I got my Surface Pro 2, I loved it, and everything seemed to work flawlessly, until, wait for it, windows updates... The issue that I am having is the following, I primarily use the TC ...
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How to turn off auto start on-screen-keyboard on Windows 7 64 bit?

I'm on Windows 7 64-bit in a Laptop HP Elitebook 8460p I really don't like the keyboard so I plugged in an external usb keyboard and it worked fine, but accidentally I kept pressing the keys cause I ...
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Customise on-screen keyboard

How would one go about customising the on-screen keyboard on a Microsoft Surface Pro? I've noticed that it doesn't have an alt or Esc key and I can't think of any good reason why those keys, among ...
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Enable Windows 8 on-screen keyboard on desktop PC

Is it possible to use the tablet style on-screen keyboard on a Windows 8 laptop PC? I've found the 'Ease of Access' version which runs as a desktop window but (particularly in windows store apps) ...
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Are there alternative keyboards for Windows 8 Modern-UI?

On Android there are alternative keyboards available. For Windows 8 I couldn't find any such. Specifically I'd like to have a keyboard that limits itself to the lower right edge of the screen in ...
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Where can I find a keyboard viewer for Mac OS X?

How can I find a virtual keyboard viewer for my MacBook Pro running OS X Lion 10.7.5?
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Disable Windows 8 On-Screen Keyboard

I have a laptop with Windows 8. When I touch a text area, the on-screen keyboard pops up. I have a laptop. It has a physical keyboard. I don't need that. It's annoying. I know which process to kill ...
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How can I move the Windows 8 on-screen keyboard?

From the first look, it seems that the onscreen keyboard in Windows 8 cannot be moved from its default position at the bottom of the screen: However, sometimes it obstructs the input field and ...
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Mac software that displays pressed keys onscreen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I see a visual overlay of shortcut keys I’ve pressed? I'm planning to start a coding side-project in mid-November, and I would like to record some of my work on ...
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How do I silence onscreen Windows 8 “Touch Keyboard” key press sounds?

In windows 8 there is an onscreen keyboard that makes tapping noises for each key press. How do I turn this off so I can type like a ninja?
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Permanently remove/disable Touch Keyboard in Windows 8 taskbar?

I have Windows 8 (final, MSDN) on my Macbook Pro Retina. Windows 8's ongoing, continuous tantrum of insisting that it's on a tablet device is causing it to always have a touch keyboard 'icon' on the ...
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Bypassing keyloggers - virtual keyboard

How effective are on-screen keyboards against software keyloggers? Windows 7 on-screen keyboard to be specific. They will definitely bypass hardware keyloggers but what about sophisticated software ...
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Triangle ruler for OS X [closed]

With all the mathematics required in games or apps, why is there no such application like TriangleRuler for Mac OS X? Or Windows? Or cross-platform? [edit] I myself am looking for a tool for Mac OS X ...
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Can't get the keyboard layout switching button to show

I used to have a button with which I could switch the on screen keyboard to standard qwerty, reduced qwerty (no numbers), split thumb layout and handwriting recognition. The button is still there, ...
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Disabling the On-screen Keyboard in Windows XP

How do I disable the On-screen Keyboard in Windows XP?
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Desktop OS for touch screen PC

I am looking for an OS that will work on a touch screen display. This is for a kiosk in a customer's store. This could be rolled out to as many as 500 stores and needs to be solid and maintainable. ...
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Making Windows 7 On-Screen Keyboard popup more noticeable?

We are trying to deploy a self contained touch screen kiosk running Windows 7 and through much headache and hours of tweaking were able to lock it down rather well. The only remaining issue we are ...
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Disable On Screen Keyboard in Windows 7

I run Windows Embedded Standard 7 with a multi touch screen (running on the UPDD driver 4.01.10). The system is running an application in kiosk mode with no need for any other input device. The On ...
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is there an onscreen keyboard with key highlight?

In order to improve my typing skills, I am looking for an application providing an onscreen keyboard, whose keys would be highlighted when typed, allowing me to check my typing and memorize the ...
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Coming from Win XP to 7 and having new accessibility software problems

I just switched from Windows XP Pro SP3 (32bit) to Windows 7 Ultimate (32bit) on a new PC. Now, both the new onscreen keyboard and a utility for sending mouse clicks are being problematic. The ...
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Why can't I Ctrl + Alt + Del on the On Screen Keyboard?

I have a Proline tablet running Windows 7 Professional. The client has added it to their domain, causing it to require Ctrl + Alt + Del to log in. They do not want to change this. If I plug a USB ...
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Keyboard method for opening the Mac's On-screen Keyboard

I need a keyboard method for opening the Mac's On-screen Keyboard. I could be a Terminal command. The string will be injected into user's Mac's USB port by our device; "Voila, an OSK!"
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Launching On-Screen Keyboard

I cannot run osk or osk.exe to launch my on-screen keyboard. I checked my System32 folder and it appears I have all the necessary dependencies: ADVAPI32.DLL COMCTL32.DLL COMDLG32.DLL GDI32.DLL ...
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On screen keyboard with a different language on ubuntu

I have a norwegian keyboard, but I want to be able to type in farsi/persian with on screen keyboard without changing the system locale. Does anybody know of any software that does this? I have tried ...
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Windows 7 - Login into windows using touch screen keyboard

My company makes a sort of terminal that uses a touchscreen as the only user interface. There is a mouse and keyboard set connected to the PC running the terminal, however they are both safely locked ...
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Prevent Closing of Windows 7 On-Screen Keyboard

I'm attempting to create a touchscreen app running on windows 7. I need to be able to prevent the user from closing the on-screen keyboard (or the input panel keyboard, since that's dockable). Are ...
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How can I launch an on screen keyboard, without a physical keyboard?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop, and do not have a keyboard that I can use with it. I would like to install sshd (secure shell daemon) so that I can access that computer, but I can't seem ...
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Ubuntu: On-screen keyboard without typing

On a similar note to this question, I recently booted Ubuntu to recover a Windows partition, but couldn't in any way get the keyboard to register. I recall back in 8.x that you could easily reach the ...
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How come gok doesn't do anything?

I am using gok under Ubuntu 9.10. I type 'gok' in the terminal and a small window with 9 buttons comes up... However, clicking on them does nothing. How do I make this program work? Or is there a ...
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How to run the Windows 7 On-Screen Keyboard in Windows XP?

I'm searching for an On-Screen Keyboard application for Windows XP that can be resized. It must also save the new size of the window so that the next time it starts, it will open to the previous ...
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Windows utility to render which key I am pressing on-screen

I'm giving training to a large group of people remotely and will be covering a number of application shortcut keys. I've seen MousePose's on-screen display of keystrokes; is there a similar product ...
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Is Keyboard Viewer supposed to work through VNC?

I'm connecting to my Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6) from my Windows XP work computer using both TightVNC and RealVNC, and both of those don't give me access to the Option key. So to work around that, I ...
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Display keyboard input on screen

I'm doing demos which invove demonstrating keyboard shortcuts for various programs. I'd liek for the audience to be able to see what I enterd without me having to say every key I'm pressing. Is there ...
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Mac On-screen Keyboard + Shortcuts

I need to (via logmein) remotely send a keyboard shortcut to a mac. The program I'm trying to use doesn't seem to recognize the keystrokes via logmein. I'm trying to use the mac on screen keyboard ...
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How to disable the Accessibility feature / on-screen keyboard in Vista?

The pesky on-screen keyboard seems to find a way to make itself visible at my login screen every time I boot up. I've gone into the accessibility options and turned off the on-screen keyboard, but it ...