Questions about touchscreen laptops or other touchscreen devices and their usage

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Touch-Screen UI Overlay for right-mouse button

How can I create an overlay that has only one button for right-mouse-click, that always stays on top even in graphical games. I would like to use that to play some games on my touchscreen, that need ...
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How to map the Touchscreen Windows Button to right-mouseclick

My Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has an extra Windows Touch Button next to the touchscreen. Is it possible to remap that button to the right mouse button? This would be very helpful in many games, that are not ...
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Touchscreen issue with HDMI tv connected

I have Acer S7-392 with touchscreen. The issue is that when I connect my TV via HDMI cable, the touchscreen still Works but is acting on the TV not on the laptop's screen.
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Durable touch screens? [closed]

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, but I couldn't find anywhere that seemed a better fit. I'm putting together a touch-screen terminal for a children's museum. Probably going ...
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Windows 8.1 Update

Not much earlier today, I read of an update for Windows 8.1 that would seem to bleed the classical and Modern UIs together by doing things such as adding the minimize and close buttons to the corner ...
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Can't write legibly using a stylus on an Asus Transformer T100TA

I recently bought an Asus Transformer T100TA to be used for note taking; mostly typing, but with the occasional drawing or bit of handwriting with the touch screen. Because the majority of my notes ...
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How to show TouchPoint like this one in the picture on iOS devices?

Jailbreak users can use a tweak called TouchPose+ to display the touch points on their iOS devices. However the TouchPose+'s touch point is not elegant. I have seen a number of users posting screen ...
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Detecting touch screen presses in AutoHotkey in Windows 8

I am using a Dell Venue 8 Pro running Windows 8.1 32 bit. I am trying to use AutoHotkey to map certain regions of the screen to certain buttons on the keyboard, in order to be able to use the touch ...
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Touch scrolling on Netbeans IDE

I've just installed Netbeans on my Surface Pro and got everything set up (larger font sizes ftw) but was wondering if there's any way to scroll through the text editor using the touch screen? At the ...
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Linux kernel: getting ELAN touchscreen to work, USB debug related

This problem is actually known (ext: ELAN Touchscreen regression in recent 3.12's), but has no known solution up to kernel 3.13.6: [ 3844.533281] usb 2-7: new full-speed USB device number 91 using ...
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Portrait Orientated Monitor Taking Landscape Orientated Input - Linux Fedora

I am attempting to set up a touchscreen monitor on a computer I just installed the newest version of Fedora on. Touch Screen Monitor: Acer - T-Series 23" IPS LED HD Touch-Screen Monitor Computer: ...
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Double tap issues with touchscreen

I am using a Dell Latitude ST2 touchscreen tablet with Windows. Is there a way to stop double tapping from changing the screen size? I am doing photo editing and I'm unable because I can't double ...
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Turning TV into touch screen [closed]

We have a 55" LCD TV that'll be hooked up to a computer. We'd like to turn it into some sort of touch screen where we can use it to whiteboard/annotate. What options do we have to accomplish this? ...
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Replace Lenovo Yoga cracked screen

I have a lenovo yoga 13.3" first gen touch screen laptop with cracked screen. LCD is working fine. I only need to replace the cracked screen which screwed up the digitizer. I'm using it by disabling ...
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Windows 7 Touch Screen Stylus Appears to be stuck in a Mouse Down State

I work at a company where we work on software for some tablets that run full Windows 7. All of these devices have an attached stylus. Each of these stylus have a button on the side of them for an ...
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Disabling charms bar in windows 8.1 for touchscreens

I am setting up a computer with a 42" touch-screen for public presentation of life-sensor data. I disabled all hot corners in the pc settings and also in the properties window of the task bar, I ...
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Why are there no matte touchscreens? [closed]

Something I've been wondering about for a while... Why are there no (capacitive) matte touchscreens in laptops or mobile devices? For a while, matte screens have been rare, presumely because glossy ...
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How to turn on touchscreen on Samsung ativ book 5

I have a Samsung ativ book 5 laptop that comes with Windows 8 preinstalled. One of the features that this laptop supports is touch screen. It is disabled by default and I've been searching trough ...
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How does palm rejection work? [closed]

I see many styli which provide so called palm rejection function (53 Pencil, Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus, Pogo Connect etc). They both connect to a device via Bluetooth. And they both provide such ...
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How do you select text on IE desktop with touch gestures?

When using IE10 or IE11 in desktop mode, how do you select text using touch gestures? Double tap zooms in; tap-and-hold is the equivalent of right-clicking at that pointer location. Is text ...
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My windows 7 now has touch-screen mode on, how do I disable it?

So, I have a fairly new EliteBook 8570p, but when I was working a sign came on and showed a finger wiping across a screen. I soon realized that turned on touchscreen even though I don't have a ...
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Is it possible to start Windows 8 with the touchscreen disabled (intentionally)?

Scenario: touchscreen damaged, so once Windows is loaded it clicks around and there is no way to do anything. I was wondering if there a way to load Windows with the touchscreen disabled on purpose? ...
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Notepad ++ touchscreen vertical scrolling

Has anyone figured out a way to enable scrolling with touchscreen monitors in notepad++?
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Acer Aspire M5 583P Touch Screen no longer working

My M5 was recently updated to windows 8.1 and since that update, the touch screen has stopped working. I've tried updating drivers but have had no luck. Is their something I'm missing? Is their a ...
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How do I disable the touch screen on Windows 8.1 for a Lenovo X220?

I would like to try disabling the touch screen on my Lenovo X220 to diagnose odd mouse jumps. Looking at Lenovo forum answers the way to do this is to 'Go to Control Panel "Pen and Touch" and uncheck ...
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How to do a long click on a W8 touch screen?

An windows application I use requires a long click on a button. I didn't manage to do it on a Windows 8 tablet. On Windows 8, a long touch leads to a right click. Is there a way to change this ...
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Windows 8.1 ASUS notebook touchpad doesn't work properly

First, my configuration: ASUS N750JV Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2,40-3,20 GHz) 16GB DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M Samsung 840 Basic 250GB SSD 1TB HDD No touchscreen, only touchpad (quite important in this ...
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Windows server 2008 r2 touchscreen driver? (ON Hyper-V)

I have a Windows Server (2008 R2 Enterprise) running in a Hyper-V environment and I tend to use remote desktop on my Nexus 5 when using the server. Because of this I need to have perfect accuracy when ...
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How can I disable Windows 8's touch instructions?

Windows 8.1 features new on-screen instructions on how to use the touch gestures that aren't necessarily obvious. The instructions require actually performing the gestures to disappear. Until then, ...
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Upgraded to Windows 8.1 and now I need to tap touchscreen before it responds to an edge swipe

My problem: I upgraded my Acer V5-571P-6609 touch screen laptop to Windows 8.1 and the touch screen is responding in a weird way: Say you wish to edge swipe form the right to bring up the charms. The ...
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Windows 8: touch screen not working properly, it was swapped with the touch pad

I somehow managed to screw this. Now my touch screen (laptop vaio fit 15, brand new) swapped the behaviours: the windows 8 gestures dont work on my touch screen (the display) but if i try to do it, ...
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How to completely disable Touch Screen on Windows 7

I have a Dell Precision laptop, and on Windows 7 I've been having trouble with the touch screen. The cursor jumps around the screen when I'm not touching it. I'm not sure if it's a driver issue, or a ...
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Acer M5 481pt 6488 use of touchscreen stylus

I am wanting to do some basic drawing with Adobe Illustrator using a touchscreen stylus. I was looking at an answer to a different question, and Ben Richards had made mention that laptops that ...
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screen sensitivity issue with Windows 8.1

I recently installed Windows 8.1 on my Dell Studio laptop with a touch screen. I noticed that when I touch the screen, the screen jumps. It thinks I'm scrolling (moving my finger) when I'm not. I ...
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Windows XP Tablet PC Edition does not have input panel tooltip

I am trying to get Windows XP Tablet Edition to run on a tablet PC with touch screen. I know Windows XP is rather old, but there are several reasons why it needs to be XP. I had another Tablet which ...
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Windows 8.1 — disable touch screen?

My computer comes with a touch screen. I may want that someday, but right now I don't. Is there a way to disable it? I am running Windows 8.1. Thanks! EDIT: When I go to Pen and touch via ...
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Eyefinity and Touchscreen under Linux

I need to setup a system that supports six monitors and I was thinking to use ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6. As OS I need to put Linux (Debian or Ubuntu). I found on the internet and also here at ...
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Capacitive Touch Screen vs Resistive Touch Screen

Does anyone know the solution to using a PCAP touch and having good water resistance? I have been told that capacitive touch has issues with water, but is much more at lifespan and stronger. Is there ...
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Finding stylus for desktop touch LCD

I recently bought an Acer T232HL LCD touchscreen monitor. How do you find a stylus that works with this touchscreen, or do you have some examples of ones that do? I have Windows 7 and the touchscreen ...
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How to select multiple words using touchscreen in win 8

When I double click on a word, win 8 highlights the word but there are no draggable things to select multiple words like on smartphones. If I touch-hold, i get right-click menu. I couldn't find ...
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Windows 8 embedded tiny touch keyboard

I have a Windows 8 embedded system with a portrait screen orientation. The touch keyboard is so tiny that I hardly see letters on it. Microsoft documentation says that touch keyboard size depends on ...
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Force mouse pointer to show on touchscreen Windows 8 device

I am trying to use VNC to control a Windows 8 tablet. Because the device does not have a mouse, it will not show a pointer, even when I'm connecting to it with VNC. The specific VNC client I'm using ...
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disabling touch screen in old windows XP

I have an old computer runs on windows XP. The computer is designed to be connected with some specialised sensor. It has a touch screen build in to to box, which suppose to make life easier. I can't ...
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What can I use to prevent fingerprints on a touch screen monitor whilst naturally emulating touch screen use?

I'm a web developer who is currently waiting for a touch-screen monitor to be delivered as a replacement for my current one. I don't intend on using the touch functionality of the screen all that ...
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Free-form writing on a touchscreen at any time with Win8

How can I configure a Windows 8 computer with a touchscreen to let me write notes on the screen at any time, right "on top" of whatever else happens to already be on the screen? Basically, I'm ...
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Upgrading to Windows 8 for touchscreen

I am thinking of upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8 just for the touchscreen capability. The reason is to get user interaction and input nearly like as with a tablet, only with a Windows PC and ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga - External Screens

I want to know if you can add external touch screens to the yoga, and whether they will work with proper gestures. I'd like to be able to dock (whatever form that takes) my Yoga with one or two 20+ ...
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How can I get my touchscreen laptop to work with photoshop?

I just bought a 15.6" Asus Q500A touchscreen laptop with Windows 8. I installed Photoshop through the Adobe Application Manager for creative cloud. When I open a file in PS and select the brush(or any ...
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Windows 8 scrolling in unsupported apps

I have searched around and been unable to find how to gesture-scroll, using a touch screen, in applications which don't explicitly cater for touch gestures. Perhaps the most obvious implementation ...
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Need driver for touch screen

I have a 10" touch screen for a Raspberry Pi, but the CD along with the touch controller supports only Windows CE, Fedora, SUSE and Red Hat. I tried SUSE and Fedora. The files were in script format, ...