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Does OneNote have palm rejection or a hand rest spot?

I just bought an Acer Iconia W500. I really wanted to use it for taking notes and having all the amenities of a full blown computer without the size. Using OneNote to take notes, I notice I can't ...
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Configuring proxy on the Blackberry Playbook simulator

Has anyone had any success configuring the proxy on the Blackberry Playbook simulator? We are behind a proxy (that requires authentication), and none of the apps can access the internet as of now. Any ...
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Is it possible to cache an entire website for offline use on a tablet device?

A friend of mine wants to build a website which allows the user to access various images, audio clips and videos. She would ideally like to be able download/cache the entire website to a tablet device ...
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Can I install Android on my Dell XT Tablet with multitouch?

So I heard that ntrig has released Android drivers for their multitouch interface. I am sick of Windows 7 on my Dell XT Tablet, and if some one, some where has made the switch to Android, I would ...
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Dual Screen PDF Reader

I've got a tablet with two equal sized screens that runs Windows 7. How can I rotate the screens easily without a button to do it with? A batch file or a utility? One to turn it sideways. Another to ...
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To make a video of what I write in a tablet and what I speak [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best software for desktop recording? I am a teacher and use a tablet notebook as an alternative blackboard. It has worked for me very well, but I was ...
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Looking for a collection of touch (pen) friendly applications on Windows 7

I would like to gather everyone's knowledge to create a list of touch screen friendly applications (for tablet PC). I see many nice widgets/applications on Android or iOS that were created with touch ...
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Two pointing devices, Windows 7

I want to connect a mouse and a tablet to the same computer. I want the mouse's cursor to be separate from the cursor used by the tablet. Is there a way to make two pointing devices control two ...
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Hack/software to easily move screen mapping of a wacom tablet?

I would like to move/manipulate the mapping of my Wacom tablet to my screen more easily than opening the preferences every time. With mapping I mean mapping the area of the tablet to a certain area of ...
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Is it possible to have an infinite page size in Xournal?

I love Xournal, but sometimes I make notes and I don't like creating new pages. Is there a way to have a continuous length page or infinite page, similar to how spreadsheet in Microsoft Office ...
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Use Japanese Handwriting on a tablet with Windows 7 Professional

I have Windows 7 Professional 64 bit on a Tablet I recently bought. I would like to use handwritten Japanese without having to purchase the Windows 7 Ultimate Edition. Does anyone know how I can do ...
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Taking notes using a tablet input device

I like to know what software do you use to take notes using a tablet input device like the Genius G-Pen 4500. The software must run in Windows. This tablet comes with a built in software that those ...
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Linux and Tablet PC

I am a proud owner of a Motion M1400 tablet, currently running Debian Sid. I want to improve the Tablet feel of the machine, so I am looking for some extension apps, like: Handwriting notebook (with ...
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Does a wacom digitizer tablet need a screen… uh, surface protector?

Will years of writing on it ruin its surface and/or lessen its performance? If so, what material should I use?
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Pros and cons of Blackberry Playbook QNX OS using Adobe Air for Application Development [closed]

I was quite surprised to see the BlackBerry Playbook tablet using Adobe Air as the developer platform in the new QNX OS. I've also heard that future BlackBerry phones will also use the QNX OS, meaning ...
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What do I need? a digital pen or a pen tablet or something else? [closed]

I use lot of regular pen and paper. Most of my work includes I write a lot of lengthy articles in my native language (not English). Solving maths problems => writing a lot of mathematical equations ...
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What do I need to get so I can upgrade my Thinkpad x61 Tablet hard drive?

My Thinkpad X61 Tablet is running out of space, and I would like to give it a bigger drive. I would like to clone the old drive to a bigger new drive. What do I need to get to accomplish this? The ...
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Digital Pen for Dell Laptop

I have Dell Inspiron laptop and I have just started using Photoshop. It is quite hard to draw using mouse so I was thinking of buying a digital pen. Do I need a special laptop with touch screen to ...
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Does the Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet's Pen have an Eraser?

I'm thinking about getting one of the cheaper Wacom tablets to start doing some "hobby"-ish digital art. Right now I think the Bamboo tablets are the best choice, especially the Pen only one, but ...
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Photoshop changes tablet screen area

Usually my Wacom Bamboo tablets screen area (Area which cursor can go using tablet) is as set - One (1280x1024) monitor. However, when I run any Adobe Product, such as PhotoShop or Illustrator (CS5 or ...
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Possible to replace harddrive in this netbook? (without major hacks)

I'm looking for a tablet laptop/netbook. I'm also looking to replace my piece of crap HP Mini (first generation). The HP Mini has a very small 16G SSD that is also very slow. So looking at something ...
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How to set my Bamboo Fun to work only on ONE of my dual screens?

I need dual screen for my web developer job but when I do illustrations I prefer to work on a single screen to avoid the stretching of the workspace which affects tablet's precision. Is there a way ...
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How do I get rid of these “There is a problem with your tablet driver” messages?

Every time I run certain applications (including but not limited to GIMP, Microsoft Visual Studio, and 3DS Max), I get the following message box: There is a problem with your tablet driver. Please ...
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Wacom Bamboo tablet drawing while hovering with pen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wacom Bamboo Fun pen draws even while hovering I have a new Wacom Bamboo Model MTE-450 tablet with pen. It's buttons are not broken. I have reinstalled the driver four ...
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How can I change the handwriting input language in Windows 7?

I'm in a school where all students have tablet PCs, where they use the handwriting (text recognition) function quite a bit. Recently one of the language teachers has asked if they can enter French ...
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Reputable TabletPC vendors

I'm developing software for tablet pcs and so far I've used some lenovo's (x41), some toshiba's (portege m200) and some gateways (M275). Granted: the machines we've gotten have predominantly been ...
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My Tablet PC has a jog dial (typically used for scrolling up and down) but it does not work by default in Ubuntu 9.10 — how can I make it work?

I have an HP Compaq TC4400 and I recently was able to make most of the Tablet PC functions work in Ubuntu 9.10. (The step-by-step guide can be found in my blog.) Unfortunately I have yet to make the ...
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Suggest a good keyboardless tablet pc, that supports Ubuntu

I need a keyboard-less tablet pc that has these sepcs (Ordered by the most wanted to the least): Supports Ubuntu OR Ubuntu remix (just works very well, no need to official support). Touch screen ...
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Thinkpad X200 Tablet for programming

I saw there are some posts about programming on netbooks, but not about tablets, who have a larger screen.. I want to buy a notebook (my first, actually), and a tablet would be the best choice: ...
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Cannot reinstall Windows on Toughbook CF-19, OEM or upgrade issue?

My Toughbook (CF-19) has a 'Windows Vista Business OEMAct, Panasonic' COA on the bottom of the unit. When I extracted the key before reformatting - it was a 'Windows XP Professional' Product Name and ...
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What's the best tether for keeping my stylus attached to my Tablet PC?

I have an HP Touchsmart tx2z, and the dinky little string lanyard that comes with the stylus for keeping it from getting lost by keeping it tethered to the computer doesn't cut it for me: it's too ...
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Is there any multi-touch graphics tablet with Linux drivers?

After watching the absolutely amazing 10/GUI video, I have been dying to try to implement something like this. I can do the software side quite easily, but I don't have the hardware. The Wacom Bamboo ...
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Compaq tablet PC Stylus Cursor Position inverted on Fedora 12

I have a tablet PC, when I flip it to tablet position, I set the display settings to "Upside Down". Once I do this though, the cursor position when using the stylus is inverted. I'll have the stylus ...
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HP tx2510us shuts down without warning, now won't boot, no BIOS codes, screen doesn't light

HP tx2510us worked great for a year and a half, rarely it would shut down instead of sleeping. It started running hot sometimes, I installed Win7, worked great, still running hot. Before Xmas, it gave ...
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Linux applications to enhance the tablet user experience?

I have Mint 8 installed on an HP TX 2000 tablet laptop, and the touch screen works (pen only) out of the box! Can anyone recommend some good linux apps for tablets (on screen keyboard, handwriting ...
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Can a tablet pc be used as an input device? [closed]

I have a tablet PC that'd I'd like to use as an input device for my main (powerful) desktop. How can I set this up? My desktop is running Windows 8 64 and the tablet is running Windows 7 64 I would ...
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Hp tablet TX2001au Media Center Features on Vista home Premium

I got a Hp tablet TX2001au with Windows Vista Home premium 32 bit. It has media center features too. But I rarely use it and they hog all the recourses. But Vista loads all the services to support ...
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How can I completely disable tablet functions in Windows 7?

I'm the owner of an HP Pavillion tx2120us tablet PC, which has a known problem of making the cursor jump to the lower right corner of the screen. I've narrowed the problem down to the pen tablet ...
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Windows 7 on HP EliteBook 2730

I have HP 2730p. A nice little tablet that came with Vista Business.I want to switch to Windows 7. Has anybody done that? Does everything work? I'm asking because of the finger print reader and the ...
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Are there any Windows 7 drivers available for the HP Tx2000 tablet PC?

Has anyone tried the new tablet features of Windows 7 on the HP TX2001au tablet? HP has Vista drivers, but no Windows 7 drivers are available yet. The main issue I've encountered after installing ...
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Nvidia Geforce 6150 Multiple Monitors Dualview Issue on HP Pavilion tx2001au

I have a Nvidia Geforce 6150 card on my Laptop - HP Pavilion tx2001au Entertainment Notebook PC . I attached a LCD monitor to my Laptop..I am not getting display on second monitor in dualview mode ...
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How to use an USB digitizer?

i am in China now, and when i saw an USB digitizer (resistive), i bought it, thinking that i could be used as a mouse. When i connect it to my windows 7 rc1 laptop, the system properties says "pen ...
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Graphics Tablets - How does a tablet and mouse work together? Is there anything else one should be aware of?

I received a graphics tablet several years ago as a gift, but didn't use it much. I do a lot of artwork on the PC but my tablet is long gone (seems to have disappeared though I still have the driver ...
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Wireless DHCP doesn't work until wired Ethernet plugged in

A client of mine has an Asus R1F tablet running Windows XP Tablet SP3. It has an Intel 3945ABG wireless card; wired Ethernet is a Realtek something-or-other. In the past few days, it's developed an ...
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Disable cursor ring for tablet in Windows 7/8

When I installed my Bamboo tablet in Windows 7/8, a ring shows anytime I click with the pen. Which annoys me.
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How to disable on screen keyboard on logon?

Yesterday I installed an old Wacom USB tablet just for fun, to see if it worked with Vista, and it did, since I've found a working driver. The only thing annoying me is that now my laptop has been ...
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How to Temporarily Disable Pen Input on Ubuntu (Jaunty) on Thinkpad X41

I have a Thinkpad X41 tablet PC on which I installed Ubuntu. Everything works fine, including pen input. However, there is a hardware problem which causes the mouse to erratically jump to the bottom ...
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What do I need to write Japanese (kanji) on my Mac?

I have a Macbook, but it's slightly too old to use Mac OS X 10.6's trackpad Chinese input. I have a Wacom tablet, but even though Mac OS X has had tablet character recognition since 10.2 and now ...
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Set TabletPC Screen Orientation (PC Mode Landscape, Tablet Mode Portrait)

How can you set a TabletPC orientation to default to Landscape in PC mode and Portrait in Tablet Mode. Everytime I swivel the the display from PC mode to Tablet mode I have to hit the Orienatation ...
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Can't connect to a share

I have a laptop with a Windows XP Tablet Edition installed. I have several users setup on the laptop (mostly me and my kids). When I try to connect to its administrative share via \DadLaptop\c$ ...