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Questions tagged [gestures]

Gestures performed with a touch-input device or the mouse (see [mouse-gestures])

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How do I change Google Chrome's touchpad gestures to go back using 2 fingers left-to-right?

Google Chrome is set to go backwards a page by swiping two fingers right to left, but I find that backwards and the opposite of what it is on iPhone. How do I change the setting to use left-to-right 2 ...
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how do I activate certain gestures on Synaptic touchpad of Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro laptop?

I am thinking of using this gesture: draw a circle on touchpad, so that it show me (Windows 10) Task View. Can this work? How do I make it? also: I have a touch screen. Could the same circle gesture ...
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Enable testing of native pinch to zoom in Firefox

By reading this bugzilla issue I get the impression that I should be able to test the upcoming native pinch to zoom feature in Firefox by setting mousewheel.with_alt.action to 5 in about:config, but I ...
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How to disable windows 10 gestures (using wacom tablet as a touchpad)?

My mouse stopped working so in the meanwhile I'm using my wacom intuos as a touchpad, it used to be Ok but now the windows gestures are making it impossible to work. Every time I'm on the desktop or ...
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How to assign Elantech gestures to switch desktops through regedit?

I'm trying to emulate macOS's Mission Control. In this case, under Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Elantech\SmartPad, I've come to believe that setting ...
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Trackpad OSD / multi-touch input heatmap recording

I would like to show (record) trackpad gestures while recording a screencast. Is there an application that shows all touches in the trackpad while decreasing the opacity over time to show something ...
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How to three-finger-swipe on remotely using Mac Screen Sharing

We have two 10.13 Macs, where I've setup Preferences->Sharing->Shared Screen. My user would like to use the three finger swipe-up gesture to access Mission Control. However, the local Mac accepts ...
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ALPS touchpad on Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 14 stops working

watching and consuming for a long period already, now it's time for my first very own question. ;-) My Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 14 (Model 20DM008EGE, Germany) has got an ALPS touch pad. Everything works ...
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Windows 10- Touch pad gestures- Zed-iLife notebook

I have a notebook. its super small so it's irritating to use a small touchpad gestures popping up inadvertently. I have scoured various "mouse" settings.. No option for gesture control. No specific ...
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Disable Windows 10 swipe from left Gestures on a desktop with a touch screen [duplicate]

We are building a kiosk system. I have disabled everything but the swipe from the left. By swiping from the left side of the screen they gain access to the start bar. Is there a way to disable this ...
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Bring up the keyboard on windows 10 tablet mode?

I'm using a tablet with windows 10. I'm using a fullscreen app that requires keyboard to successfully interact with it, but there is nothing in the app itself that brings up an onscreen keyboard. Is ...
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Windows 10 Synaptics Trackpad 3 finger tap opens cortana even after regedit fix

I have a synaptics trackpad (fully updated drivers) and I want the three finger tap to act as middle click but at the momment it opens cortana search start menu. I tried a fix where I changed the ...
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any way to disable mouse gesture in microsoft mouse for Linux?

Beginning to migrate to natural keyboard, I bought a wireless keyboard/mouse from Microsoft, and am quite happy with it. I can live with the "Windows" button on the mouse. But every time I (...
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How to enable three finger swipe in linux (Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit)?

I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit on my system. how to enable three finger swipe here, how can i set an event in three finget swipe ? e.g if i want to switch workspace in 3 finger swipe,...
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Disable pinch-zoom gesture in Chrome (Windows 10)

I have a disabled client who awkwardly grabs his touch screen to use it. Unfortunately this means he often 'zooms' webpages, making them unusable. Can I disable this behaviour in Chrome?
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Disable pinch-to-zoom on a Windows 10 PC with “normal” (non-Precision) Touchpad

Some people have asked on this forum how gestures can be enabled in their PCs. But gestures can also be a pain if they can´t be disabled. The touchpad of my Win 10 laptop has the mouse buttons ...
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Win 10 Pro, Surface Pro 4, DISABLE right/left edge swipe tasks

Win 10 Professional. Surface Pro 4. I want to DISABLE, the right/left edge-swipe (technical jargon, unknown to me). I use my OneNote-2016 all the time for taking notes and so I am writing on the ...
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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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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 - Disable Virtual Desktop Swipe

I have a Surface Pro 4 and I'm left handed. This means that whenever I try to write something with the pen, I accidentally activate the swipe gesture to see the open tasks / add new virtual desktop. ...
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Windows 10 Mail swipe actions stopped working

I was using the touch "swipe actions" in Windows mail to archive individual emails. For some reason, the swipe actions seem to be gone. Now when I swipe an email with my finger, it acts like a "drag" ...
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Disable “left swipe gesture / app switching” in Windows 10 on Surface 3

Is it possible to disable 'left swipe / gesture' or 'App Switching' in tablet mode on a Surface 3? I am Left Handed and whenever I use the 'Pen' in One note, my palm rests on the left hand edge and ...
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How can I make i3wm bind multitouch gesture to change desktop?

The one feature I really miss from OSX is multitouch gestures for changing desktops. Three-finger-swipe in either direction let me go to next/prev fullscreen app or desktop. I would very much like ...
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Gnome - touchpad gesturers

I am using gnome 3.17.90 on XPS 13 2015 , arch linux. I tried use xf86-input-libinput. The touchpad works well as a mouse and for scrolling up and down. I dont understand how can I make the ...
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Switch Desktops Shortcut / Gesture - windows 10

I know this issue was discusses for preview builds of win10. Today I installed the final release version of windows 10 and still cant find any shortcut or trackpad gesture to DIRECTLY switch to the ...
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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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How do I turn off touch gestures in OS X even when no touchpad is detected?

I have a delicate problem. I use a large multi-touch screen from PQ Labs with a Mac Mini. It is used in an exhibition where I run an application i fullscreen mode. However, since there is a touch ...
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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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Yosemite: Three Finger / Look Up Trackpad Gesture Not Working

The Look Up / Three Finger trackpad gesture is not working in Yosemite for my user. This gesture was working in Mavericks, but stopped when I upgraded. If I log in with the Guest user, the Look Up ...
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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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Gesture to switch between IE tabs [duplicate]

I have the Yoga 2 pro (touchscreen convertible). In tent or stand mode, with no access to the keyboard, what is the quickest way to switch between open tabs in Internet Explorer (running in Modern UI)?...
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Enabling multi touch on Windows Phone 8 emulator using Wacom Intuos Pro

Using the tablet with the emulator I am able to select and click. Two-finger scrolling and pinch-to-zoom does not seem to register. I can confirm that these gestures work on the Windows 8 start screen ...
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Assign a gesture to a key combination? [closed]

Anyone aware of a software that supports gestures and allows you to assign a key combination to them? I'm using a similar program to spaces on windows, and i'd like to swipe to view a new desktop, I'...
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How can I reassign the OS X trackpad three-finger tap to a four-finger tap?

I am using three-finger tap as a middle click to do things like open links in a new tab, which works great (using the app MiddleClick). However, it also open the dictionary simultaneously. I could ...
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Enable gestures at Samsung Ativ Book 2

How to enable gestures to fully use multitouch in a Samsung Ativ Book 2? Couldn't find solution online maybe some of you had similar problem. I'm using Windows 8.1.
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Use camera to control applications on Mac OSX

Is there a way I can use the camera on my Macbook Pro to control the applications on my desktop? I would like to be able to wave to use waving gestures to change between apps, show the app expose, etc....
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Is it possible to disable WinRT app close gesture (Pull app from top to bottom)

I want to disable the app closing gesture, pulling app from top to bottom, in my Dell Latitude 10. See the below given image which shows which thing I want to disable.
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Turning off touchpad multi gesture in Windows 8

I have an Asus A55V laptop with Windows 8 installed on it. Now I'm trying to turn off the Touchpad gestures. On Superuser I found this answer: However, after experimenting with drivers I found a ...
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Windows 8 trackpad gestures along with scrolling stops working after running virtualbox or vmware player

I have an AMD A8 based HP laptop, Pavilion G6 2201AX running Windows 8. It has a Synaptics touchpad. My problem is whenever i run Virtualbox or Vmware player all the gestures on trackpad stop working, ...
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Pointer 'snap to' Start button when swiping from right on touchpad

I want my mouse pointer to 'snap' to the Start button when I swipe from right on the touchpad to unveil the Charms Bar. I've seen this in some ASUS Windows 8 laptops. Because dragging my mouse ...
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Three finger flick not working as expected

I've got a Lenovo y580 with both Windows 7 and Windows 8 installed. When I first installed Windows 8, the three finger flick to go back or forward a page in an internet or file browser worked fine. ...
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Reduce touchpad area for left edge swipe gesture in Windows 8

So this question is similar but different to the question Modify or disable Windows 8 swipe gestures on touchpad / laptop, or at least the "modify" portion of the question was never addressed. I've ...
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How do I enable 4 finger swipe on Synaptics touchpad 7.2 on Windows 8?

I have driver version 16.3.1.2. It's not available in the control panel applet. I have tried the registry hack to change visibility but that did not work. How do I enable the 4 finger swipe?
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Trackpad gestures on Asus VivoBook stopped working after using mouse

I have had my laptop for a month now, and had no problems. I recently got a mouse to go with my laptop in order to play games. However, ever since I started using this mouse, all of the gestures have ...
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Is it possible to edit Windows 8 swipe actions?

I would like to edit edge swipes in Windows 8. Specifically, I want to swipe up to show the taskbar. Is there any way to do this?
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Three finger swipe to change between windows

I'm using Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad. I want to be able to switch between open windows (like Alt+Tab) by swiping three fingers left and right. I've been searching the deepest depths of the internet ...
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Switching Between Desktops does not Stick

I am using a MacBookPro and use the three-finger swipe gesture to move between desktops. However, this feature seems to stop working randomly. Interestingly though, when this happens, I am still able ...
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How to make the Windows 8 trackpad edge swipe zones smaller?

I'm running Windows 8 on a Lenovo x220 laptop; and have just inadvertently discovered the edge-swipe feature or that brings up the charms or switches between desktop and RT. Only problem is that the ...
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Is there any way to create a non-keyboard user authentication method on Windows 8?

Now that Windows 8 supports touch screens, is there some third-part software or even an embedded function on Windows 8 that enables a non-keyboard based method (gestural for example) to unlock a ...
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Emulating touch screen on Windows 8 with a Touch-Pad

I am currently running Windows 8 Pro RTM (MSDN) and wonder if there is any way to use the touch-pad as some kind of touchscreen for it or maybe just gestures. I have a Synaptics Touch-pad, searching ...
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Application that recognizes default gestures and tells me about results

I need to check what gestures are available for certain touch pads and also find out what kind of information is available. Is there some kind of application that simply recognizes gestures and ...