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How to enable touch scrolling in Windows 7?

I have a touch screen laptop using Windows 7. I want to browse like in an iPad (drag up/down, not using the scroll bar). Anyone knows how to browse the web like that?
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How to prevent finger friction when using touchscreen for a long time?

When I start dragging around touchscreen my finger moves smoothly and easily. However the more I use touchscreen the more resistive the screen/finger gets which makes moving around less pleasant. How ...
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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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How can I make Windows on my ASUS touch PC more user-friendly?

I've bought this ASUS Eee touchscreen computer recently. The main issue with it is that buttons, or e.g. file lists in folder are very small, so it's very very hard to click anything correctly with ...
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ViewSonic LCD Monitor Touch-input connector?

I bought a used 15" ViewSonic LCD monitor (VP150m) and noticed that it has a 3.5mm connector on the back labeled “touch i/o”. I’m trying to figure out how to use the touch function but am having ...
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Dual Touchscreens in Different Rooms

I'm planning on having one dual-core system running two touchscreens, each in its own room in the house. I'd like to be able to use the internet on one, while someone else uses the other to record ...
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How can I set up a touchscreen as the non-primary monitor in a dual monitor situation?

I have been looking for information about using a second monitor, and thought of using a touchscreen. Will a touchscreen monitor work in a dual setup if it is not the main monitor? I haven't found ...
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Is there anyway to (easily) convert a regular LCD monitor into a touchscreen monitor?

I've seen some kind of overlay thing you can get for CRT monitors to make them touchscreen(I saw this at a movie theater) and I was completely amazed. Well, I want to do this to my LCD monitor. Where ...
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Dual monitor touchscreen calibration

I have an Acer X23H monitor and HP 2209t touchscreen monitor and Geforce 7100/nforce 630i card Whenever I touch the HP screen, it is the Acer that is affected. It does not matter if the HP is the ...
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Right click activated by holding left mouse button?

This feature is implemented in the tablet edition of Windows and under certain editions of Windows CE, but I'm looking to enable this functionality under a normal install of Windows XP. How do I go ...
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How will windows7 act on two touchscreens?

On a PC with Windows7 OS two display ports (1x VGA, 1x DVI) and two RS232 hardwired COM-ports are present. I want to connect two touchscreen displays to this PC. BUT ... when I touch one screen, I ...
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Customizing Chrome Tab Bar

I have a touch screen monitor, which does not sense touch well around the edges of the monitor. I use google chrome as my web browser, and its hard to click on the tabs (because they are at the ...
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How to get two touch screen monitors to work on one computer

I just bought two new touchscreens. I have a GeForce 9500 dual video card on a Vista 64bit machine. The video is working but the touch ability of the second screen is not working properly. Screen ...
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Double clicking icons on the desktop doesn't work

I installed 3M MT7.13 Touchscreen software on win7 x64. Immediately after I did I lost the ability to double click an icon on the desktop using the mouse (not the touchscreen). Also, in save/open ...
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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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Touchscreen/pen calibration issues on windows 7

I have a machine (Fujitsu T5010 dual digitiser) where the touchscreen and pen calibration is out. On the top left corner it is correct; on the bottom right it's out by about 2cm in both axes. Running ...
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Hide mouse cursor in ubuntu (for touchscreen)

I've recently got a tablet pc (JooJoo.com]) and I've got it nicely set up with Jolicloud - an Ubuntu derivative like Mint - (thanks to the joojoo forum) but I can't hide the mouse cursor in Gnome. ...
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EloTouch touchscreen suspends correctly but does not come out of standby on Ubuntu 10.04

I am using an EloTouch touchscreen on a minimal Ubuntu 10.04 installation. I have a bare Xserver running without any desktop environment, just an xterm. The touchscreen is working great, but there is ...
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Linux compatible touchscreen monitor [closed]

Can anybody recommend a linux compatible touchscreen monitor, the criteria are: 19inch or greater 1920x1080 or better only single touch required be able to operate in portait mode We currently ...
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Touch Screen Ubuntu 10.04LTS

I'm trying to get a touch screen working with Ubuntu 10.04LTS (32bit) //changed to 32 bit -it is a serial touchsceen, connected at /dev/ttyS0 ,i know that works because I get garbage in the terminal ...
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How Do I make an Acer T230H Touchcreen work on Ubuntu 9.10?

I've done this so far: sudo nano /etc/udev/rules.d/99-touchscreen.rules And added: SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0408", ATTRS{idProduct}=="3000", SYMLINK+="usb/quanta_touch" ...
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Anti-glare filter for touch enabled Netbook?

Is it possible to put an anti-glare filter on a touch enabled Netbook without disabling the touch functionality? If yes, would it also be possible to remove the filter without damaging the screen? ...
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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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Mix touchscreen and non-touch screen monitors in Windows 7?

Is it possible to have two monitors in Windows 7, one touch screen and the other not? Obviously you would need a mouse to interact with the non-touch screen, but could you still use the touch ...
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using an external monitor as an extension makes my touch screen HP TX2 no longer work as touch screen

i have an hp tx2 tablet. when i plug in an external monitor the touch screen function no longer works properly, when i touch the screen it is as if i have touched the external monitor, so i cant use ...
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Changing drag & drop behaviour in Windows 7's explorer for touch screen use

I have a new touch screen, and am playing around with its functionality. The most productive use for me is organizing files (literally) by hand. It's fun working through a list of files, dragging and ...
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Change the on-screen keyboard key size?

Is it possible to change the key size of the on-screen keyboard included with Windows XP? I find it really difficult to use on a touch screen, when there is no keyboard available. I know you can ...
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Touchscreen over Ethernet (with video?)

I've got touchscreen which has a VGA output and a USB (or alternatively, serial) connection which acts like a mouse (for the resistive touch part). I've got Cat5E cabling in my house, and would like ...
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Does the Mimo 720-s touchscreen work with Windows 7?

Does the Mimo 720-S work with Windows 7's multi-touch? Their website doesn't mention anything newer than Vista. Even though it's a touch, it doesn't mention multi-touch. Has anyone tried one with ...
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How do I enable in-place tablet pc input panel for non tablet PCs?

Is it possible to enable the in-place tablet PC input panel on a non-tablet PC? I have checked the "For tablet pen input, show the Input Panel icon next to the text entry area when possible" checkbox ...
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Wireless touch screen monitor [closed]

Does anyone make a wireless touch screen monitor that would be could be used kind of like a tablet pc? Basically I want something that could sit on my lap and allow me to view and control a nearby ...
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Making external monitor of HP TouchScreen tx2 primary monitor

I want to make an external monitor the primary monitor and the notebook monitor of the HP TouchScreen the secondary monitor on Windows Vista. The usual way via preferences doesn't seem to work.
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Does Windows 7 multi-touch work with every touch screen?

Will Windows 7's multi-touch work on every touch screen? Edit: Ok, do you think some of these drivers would work backwards compatible? If not, how would I recognize if it supports it (if it's not of ...