Questions about touchscreen laptops or other touchscreen devices and their usage

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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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Touch gestures in IE not working without explorer.exe being run once

Edit: Rephrasing my question: Upon further troubleshooting, I can conclude that: Touch gestures (dragging, pinch to zoom, touch-and-hold right click) in Internet Explorer start to work when: The ...
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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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Touchscreen calibration troubles in Windows 8.1 using Eyefinity

I'm using Radeon Eyefinity to make a single desktop display of 3 monitors side by side. Problem is, when setting up the touchscreen, windows 8.1 thinks that that's just one monitor, so when you set it ...
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Getting a matrix of capacitance data from a touchpad

I would like to access the raw data from my touchpad before the data is processed into a single X,Y coordinate. Instead, I would like a grid of values as portrayed here: (image from howstuffworks....
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Tablet-PC display won't turn off when inactive

My Dell Latitude XT tablet PC display (touchscreen) won't turn off when inactive. The hard drive on this laptop died, so I installed a new hard drive. Both the old and new hard drives use(d) Windows 7....
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How can I disable the touch features from Windows7?

When I hooked up my touchscreen monitor to my Win7 machine, the touchscreen basically worked like a mouse. I had no multi-touch features, tap was a click, that was it. After rebooting the machine, ...
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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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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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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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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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Lenovo Flex 3 Pen support

I just bought the Lenovo Flex 3, mainly for the touch screen. I am also hoping to pick up a pressure sensitive pen for use with Bamboo Paper and Adobe Illustrator. I am having problems finding ...
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Touch PC settings (W7)

I installed exact same windows 7 on two identical touch pc's . Problem is that if I want to activate something by a button on one pc I just need to click and on the other I need to swype... I compared ...
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can i make a old touch screen monitor in to a touchpad for a laptop

I have a old laptop touch HP that does not work and I was wandering if I could us the touch screen monitor as a touch pad for my other laptop? is that possible? I jut want it to us it to draw nothing ...
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Disable touch screen with keyboard input only

I am trying to disable the touch screen on my laptop because it is broken. There is a crack in the glass over top of the screen which is causing Windows to think there are random taps occurring ...
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Enabling Classic Long Click Behavior On Windows 8.1 Tablets

I have several programs installed on a new Windows 8.1 tablet, that require a long left-mouse button press to perform certain actions. The problem is, I can't seem to mimic this functionality when ...
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Single Click with touch screen on some web link

I am the owner of a beautiful Dell Inspiron touch. Everything works like a charm, windows can be moved dragged and resized, links can be opened, with the proper gestures I can emulate right clicks and ...
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How can I define custom Gestures on my touch screen windows laptop

I want to define my own gestures on windows 8.1 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro laptop. First of all, is this possible? and if it is, how can I do so? For example I want to tell my laptop when I put five ...
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Windows 7 touch emulate mouse

I have recently bought a small 10" capacitive touchscreen which works in windows 7 with the native HID touch support. For my application, I dont need multi-touch support at all. I need it to exactly ...
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Using touchscreen for right-click drag

I just got a Surface Pro 3, and am trying out some older games designed for mouse control. I found that many of these would be playable even without the type cover (i.e., touchscreen only), except for ...
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Can I force my touchscreen monitor to receive touch input without being primary?

I looked around to see if someone had a solution to my unique problem, but I only found solutions pointing at Control Panel > Tablet PC Settings > Setup, and this does not work for me. This is my ...
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Windows 7: Enable touchscreen features for non-touchscreen PCs

Is there a way to hack Windows 7 into thinking that my PC has touchscreen? I am not talking about enabling the on-screen keyboard (OSK), or the Table Input Panel to "simulate" touchscreen. Nor do I ...
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Using touch screen with non-native aspect ratio

I have a laptop with touch screen (an Asus T100) with Windows 8, and I've downloaded a retro adventure game running using Dosbox (Gabriel Knight 1), which has a different aspect ratio from the screen. ...
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Performing a modifier+click action with a touchscreen?

I'm using a Windows 8 touchscreen laptop and want to be able to perform modified clicks with touches. Most notably and frequently used for me is the Ctrl+Click action, as well as Shift+Click and Shift+...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro touch screen not working anymore

I ran a bunch installers today trying to fix the Bluetooth, and now the screen touch gestures does not work anymore. Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro drivers are here: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/...
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Can I drive a tablet from an external touchscreen monitor?

I'd like to drive a tablet running windows 7 or 8 pro from an external touchscreen monitor. I know the tablet will accept a USB mouse input and will output HDMI to the monitor, so it should work, ...
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Disabling touch gestures in Windows 8.1

I'm setting a Windows 8.1 computer with a touchscreen for a web-based betting terminal, but I'm having some problems with the gestures. Basically I'd like to disable touch gestures such as pinch-to-...
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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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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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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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Firefox touch scrolling sometimes stops working

I'm trying to use Firefox (Nighty-ELM build 20.0a1, and also "normal" 18.0.1) on my touchscreen VAIO Duo 11. I have noticed that the touch-scrolling (slide finger on screen, website follows finger ...
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Cant scroll/swipe on touchscreen using dual monitors

I currently have dual monitors, of which one is a touchscreen. The touchscreen, an AOC e2239Fwt, is connected with a HDMI cable and USB. The other monitor, a Medion screen, is connected with a VGA ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does An Active Stylus Need Firmware Installation to be Accepted? (HP Executive Pen)

I have an ElitePad 900 and want to purchase the HP Executive Pen for it. That pen is an Atmel active stylus. However, after upgrading to Windows 10, the Atmel firmware no longer works. Windows status ...
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Where are the Mimo Vue HD Drivers

I'm attempting to get a Mimo Vue HD working. So far the only drivers I've found that work are the Displaylink 7.9 drivers but this doesn't seem to work for the touchscreen part of the device. They ...
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Rotating xinput_calibrate

I need to somehow get my touchscreen calibrated after rotating it 90 degrees with xrandr. Unfortunately for some reason xinput_calibrate does not adapt well to this rotation and comes up clipped and ...
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How can I simulate the presence of a touch screen in Windows 7 or Windows 8?

I am developing software for Windows 7 or 8 and I want to take advantage of a virtual keyboard for user text inputs. I currently have no touch hardware and I want to check how my software will behave ...
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Windows application to simulate keystrokes that docks to the side of the screen

So I have a Yoga Pro laptop that I can flip the screen around on to make it a tablet. Of course then I don't have access to the keyboard any more. I've been trying to make OneNote work for me with a ...
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XP Pen Options arn't working

I have a copy of Windows XP Installed in a VM and on a desktop, and when I go into control panel, Hardware, Tablet and Pen options, Pen Options, and try to open the actions settings nothing much ...
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Trackpad touch events on Windows 7

I have written an application that uses touch events in Windows 7 (using Qt). I've decided I don't actually need a touch screen for this application and want to support trackpad input. Unfortunately, ...