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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 kiosk turn off screen keyboadr autostart

I have a Windows 7 kiosk, which is supplied with screen keyboard enabled. I am making a kiosk software, and I don't want the screen keyboard autostarted. I will not be able to configure all kiosks ...
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Keyboard alphabets and numpad not working

I am having a strange issue with my desktop terminal. Suddenly the keyboard is behaving strangely. All the alphabets and numpad are not working. I tried using a different keyboard but the issue ...
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Can you set the OSK to dockable in win8 metro app mode

I have a metro app and when the users enter textfields the on-screen keyboard is docked to the bottom, in desktop mode you have the ability to undock but not when in metro. is there a way to undock ...
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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 ...