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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$ ...
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Math Input Panel for Windows XP?

Windows 7 has a cool applet called Math Input Panel. Does anyone know if a version of this is available for Windows XP?
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Normal Windows XP on a tablet (HP tx2009)

My tablet HP tx2009 came with Vista pre-installed. However, since my organization had some Windows XP licenses lying unused, I thought of installing one on my tablet. After that, I also installed the ...
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Selective Pointer device remapping in linux

I just got an HP 2710p (hp tablet, with digitizer), and I've played around with linux for a while now, and thought I would go ahead and install it. Everything works fine, excepting normal tablet ...
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Tablet PC with no external ports - how to display on a projector?

I'm working on an app that runs on a Tablet PC. The tablet I have has no physical ports - only WiFi and Bluetooth. I need to figure out a way to show the Tablet's display on a projector. Presumably ...
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Restore Windows XP Tablet Edition on Acer TravelMate c110

I'm asked to see what I can do about Acer TraveMate c110 with pen that refused to work. Investigation showed that someone "smart" did something with Windows -- system information shows Windows XP ...
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Ink Desktop functionality for someone with a seperate tablet?

Ink Desktop is a program by microsoft that allows people with table PC's the ability to jot notes on their desktop background. I have a separate tablet and would also like to be able to draw on my ...
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Why won't the monitor go to sleep?

I have a Windows XP Tablet Edition running on an HP laptop. The laptop is always plugged in. I've set it up for the monitor to turn off after 10 minutes. Sometimes it works, sometimes it does not. ...
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A drawing tablet combined with a dual-monitor system issue

I have an Aiptek Media Tablet which I've used on my old computer for creating digital art. For about a month now, I also have a new Quad-core Windows Vista 64-bits system with plenty of disk space and ...
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Any way to repair the protective screen film on an old Fujitsu Stylistic LT C-500 Tablet?

I have a 10-year old tablet computer that I picked up for a song a few years ago. It works fine for me as a wireless webcam server. It uses a stylus and eventually I scratched the protective film ...
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Tablet will only double click after being plugged in a while

I have a Wacom Bamboo tablet and after a while of being plugged in, any tap will be seen as a double tap rather than a single tap. Restarting fixes the problem for a while but eventually comes back. ...
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How do tablets work?

I'm curious to know how stand-alone tablets work, in particular how tablet pens work. How do they tell when they're being tapped without any batteries?