Questions about touchscreen laptops or other touchscreen devices and their usage

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Very sensitive and accurate touch sensitive monitor needed. Recommendations? [on hold]

I need a very touch sensitive monitor of size between 12-18 inch on which I will display a custom written software application that displays buttons that will relay tabs to my software applications. ...
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How can I enable touch input without having a touch device present?

I'm trying to find a way to enable touch style input in Windows 8. Specifically, I want to have the touch friendly user interface. I'm looking at doing an experiment where I use a Wiimote for input, ...
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Unresponsive script Firefox browser-gestureSupport

I keep getting this error in Firefox after a certain amount of time. The error is: A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, open the ...
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What devices can I use Linux on? [closed]

I have a new project requiring a touch screen enabling me to write as one might wish to do on Paint for instance. I just can't write with an ordinary mouse. Anyway, I need a new device, and my issue ...
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Modify Touch Screen Keyboard in Windows 10

I'm opening Windows in kiosk mode and inside it i run Google Chrome also in kiosk mode. (So kiosk inside kiosk). I want to limit the users to only that particular tab that opens by default in Chrome. ...
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Key for temporarily disabling touch screen

My Windows 10 laptop's touch screen seems to attract all sorts of dust and what not. The anti-glare coating on the screen has a way of making these particles extremely visible. It's hard to quickly ...
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Get Windows 10 touch screen check gray on device with touch screen

On both my laptop and tablet (which each have touch screens), I see the following screen when checking the Get Windows 10 app. Does this mean that my touch screen drivers will not work with Windows ...
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Show Windows 8 Taskbar with Touch Screen

I have been searching for an answer for this for a while and have not found anything. On Windows 8 with a touch screen, I have the task bar set to autohide (something I've preferred in Windows ...
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Can one write on those new Windows 8 touchscreen ultrabooks with a stylus?

One of the primary reasons I would get an Asus S400CA-DH51T or the Lenovo S230U would be to write on the Microsoft OneNote application to take notes during class. However, I've only seen people press ...
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Can HDMI Transmit Touch Screen Data using MHL Adapter

I did a bit of research into MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) and discovered it has the following feature according to Wikipedia: HDMI-CEC control of remote devices. http://en.wikipedia.org/...
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Is there a way I can set up my Windows 8 tablet as a graphics tablet for another machine?

I have a Windows 8 Tablet with a pressure sensitive stylus. Is there any way I can use this as an input device for my desktop computer (running Windows 7) and use as a fully supported graphics tablet (...
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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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How can I choose my OS from the bootloader without a keyboard?

I've partitioned the hard drive on my Surface and installed Ubuntu on it. Touch works perfectly in Ubuntu, but the Grub bootloader still requires the keyboard, preventing me from choosing my OS ...
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Can I make the Windows 8.1 on-screen touch keyboard semi-transparent?

Is there a way to make the standard Windows 8.1 on-screen touch keyboard semi-transparent? I simply want to be able to type underneath the keyboard and still see what I'm typing, like on the picture ...
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How can you disable or turn off the Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14 (Windows 8) touch screen function?

I saw some similar questions here, but they applied to a different model of laptop and the answers they provided didn't work as my settings are different. I tried checking the Device Manager but I don'...
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tabcal.exe command line switches

There is a utility on Windows 7 that allows you to do touch calibration, if you have a supported touch screen. The executable is tabcal.exe and it's located in: C:\Windows\System32 I'm look for a ...
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Windows 10 tablet mode: how do I lock regular keyboard and leave tablet keyboard unlocked?

I have a touchscreen laptop with windows 10 installed on it. In win10 tablet mode: How do I lock the regular keyboard & mouse but keep the tablet keyboard (on-screen keyboard) unlocked? If needed, ...
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Ubuntu cant find touch device occasionally

I have a Ubuntu PC connected to a touch screen that is rotated 90 degrees. When I start the PC for the first time, the touch functionality is inverted so i run the command xinput which gives me the ...
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Send commands from touchscreen application to a PC

I am trying to figure out a way in which I can send commands initiated on a touchscreen application I created for a tablet, to a host PC. Right now, the touchscreen app is a simple button grid, each ...
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PQlabs Multi touch won't register touch on screen connected to mac

Trying to get a touch screen to work while connected to my mac (osx). When I open the multi touch platform and try to run composite configure it does not register the touch, also won't respond to ...
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Disable multitouch screen in Win10

Is there a way to disable the multitouch feature on Win 10 so the screen would only respond to 1 point of pressure? The case is I want to take notes with a pen and doing the floating hand thing to ...
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Surface Pro 4 Pen - Convert to Capacitive Pen [closed]

The Surface Pro 4 Pen uses N-Trig technology. However, when I try to use the pen on a capacative sensor screen (iPhone screen), I get no response. Since the new pen can have exchangable tips, is it ...
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Dont move mouse cursor on touch screen touch (laser control)

I control laser software as a hobby and do it with a Surface Pro 3. Is there a way to prevent a touch screens' mouse cursor moving to the spot you press on screen with your finger? See here ...
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Replace laptop monitor with touchscreen

I have an old Dell XPS M1530. I just replaced the hard drive with an SSD and installed Windows 8. I was wondering if it's possible for me to replace the screen with a touch screen LCD panel and use ...
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How do you disable touchscreen gestures on Fedora/GNOME?

I'm creating a touchscreen project on Fedora 23 (using GNOME 3.18.2) that requires a fullscreen Firefox (or Chrome) window that the user cannot close using the touchscreen. However, we realized that ...
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How to disable action bar top edge swipe?

I just got a Dell Inspiron 13 2-in-1 with Windows 10. It's great, but I hate trying to touch the top of the screen and accidentally making the Action Center pop out. I like the Action Center, and I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 HP Envy x360 Touchscreen not working after resume from suspend

I've got a HP Envy x360 laptop upon an initial boot the touch screen works. but after suspending the touchscreen no longer functions. Doing some research I believe the module responsible for this is ...
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Would my display be usable after removing touch screen glass?

I have a zenbook pro ux501vw and find the display unusably reflective at times. I also don't use the touchscreen at all, so it occurred to me that it might be possible to simply remove the glass, ...
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My Dell Venue 11 Pro loses the touch screen

My Dell Venue 11 Pro loses contact with the touch screen from time to time. I can pop it onto the keyboard and continue working, but the only way to get touch back is to completely recycle the power. ...
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HP Pavilion TouchSmart stuck on “setting up”

The title says it all is it safe to turn off the computer it says "setting up 82%" its been stuck there for a while it was doing a windows 8.1 update I think. Setting up after update
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How do I disable the Tablet PC Input Panel in Windows 7?

I have a touch screen Windows 7 PC that I'm using for a Kiosk application. It is never necessary for a user to input text. When I tap on the screen, a little keyboard tray nudges out of the left ...
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Highlighting text on nytimes.com

I read the New York Times on a touchscreen laptop (Firefox, Windows 8). Whenever I select/highlight text using my mouse, the website seems to think I'm either swiping left or right using the ...
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Fixing imprecise stylus drag in Windows 8 & 10

Shortly after I started using Windows 8, I noticed click & drag behaves differently when using a mouse vs a stylus. With a mouse, the drag begins at the location where the cursor was when the ...
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Damaged touchscreen, disabled in Device Manager, does it still generate interrupts?

A friend of mine has (had) a touchscreen laptop. While carrying it, they hit the screen and the glass cracked. The damage is hardly noticeable when looking at the monitor, but unfortunately it is also ...
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Windows 10 blue rectangle when dragging window [duplicate]

When I drag a window on my Windows 10 laptop I get this blue rectangle that appears that follows my mouse around and lets me snap the window to a portion of the screen. I suspect that it may have ...
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Windows 10 is detecting non-existent touch features

I've installed (from scratch) Windows 10 pro 64bit on a Dell XPS430, which has a standard VGA monitor, USB trackball, USB keyboard, and nothing else. Windows says that touch functions with 10 touch ...
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Windows Touch Screen With Multiple Monitors Puts Cursor On Wrong Monitor

I have see a lot of people asking this question and getting answers that supposedly worked. NOTHING I have found works for me. I have a default Dell monitor that came with my Dell XPS 1700. It has ...
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In Windows 7 Where is the touch cursor stored?

In windows 7 on a touch screen pc, there is a small white cursor that appears when you touch the screen. I would like to remove/customise this icon. Where can I find it? Here is an image of the ...
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Multiple Touch Screen Displays on NVIDIA premium mosaic not calibrating correctly - Windows

I currently have 3 LG touch screen displays (1920x1080) connected to a NVIDIA Quadro K5000 graphics card. The card itself has 2 x DVI and 2 Display ports. I've connected the displays using 2x DVI-...
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Phone touchscreen protector on a laptop touchpad?

I have a laptop which came with a sticker on the touchpad, which is a good idea, same wear protection as a phone, except that the sticker has an annoying texture. (lenovo t510 thinkpad) I bough a ...
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Proper Registry Key Needed for Script to Disable/Enable Windows 10 Touch Screen

I know that: My Windows 10 Device manager has the "HID-compliant touch screen" hardware that I can set to "disabled" to turn off my touch screen. I can create a short script in notepad to edit the ...
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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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Remove Windows 7 touch feedback widgets / gizmo

On a Windows 7 Pro machine with a touch screen, I have a program running in kiosk mode. I have for some time tried to turn as many of the Windows touch feedback widgets/gizmo off. But can not get ...
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How do I disable the small pen cursor in Windows 7?

I have a Windows 7 machine running a touch-driven application, and whenever a user touches the screen, this small diamond shaped cursor appears. I believe the cursor is intended for pen and tablet use....
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Connecting a tablet to a pc as a mouse

I was wondering how I would go about a certain problem. I want to connect my tablet touchscreen to my pc to use the touchscreen as the mouse for the pc. I want to do this because I want to ...
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Windows 8 Booting But not Showing Login?

So recently, I bought a new laptop with Windows 8. I played around with it for a while and then installed a Mac Skin Pack. I rebooted the laptop and it worked fine, and I used that skin pack for about ...
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Lenovo Edge laptop with Windows 8 has white, flashing dots on the touch screen

after spraying my touch screen lightly with a screen cleaner [duh] and wiping it with a microfiber cloth, I have several flashing dots on my screen. Rebooting hasn't helped. The touch screen is ...
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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 can I get back Windows 7 multitouch options?

I'm using a Lenovo X200 Tablet with multitouch, and somewhere along the line an update replaced the amazing Windows 7 mutlitouch features (flicks, panning ect) with almost non-existent custom "...
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Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 851F

I have this tablet, and the story with it is very strange. First when I got it I had Win8.1 which I tried to upgrade to Win10. But it failed, because when after 60% it told me to chose language, my ...