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Questions tagged [touchscreen]

Questions about touchscreen laptops or other touchscreen devices and their usage

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How to find touch screen usages for a device/PC/machine

I am having a very interesting problem to solve. As part of my analytics project, there is a need to capture how much a touch screen functionality on a device have been used so that the analytics can ...
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Why does my Windows 10 not have Make more… touch-friendly.." setting

This article (and this one) mentions a setting to make Windows 10 more touch friendly. (screen shot below) But on the two Windows 10 PCs I looked at, neither have the setting. What would make it ...
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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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Right click button on surface pen (linux mint)

I've installed linux mint 19 on my surface pro 2017. I also bought this pen because it was half the price on the offical microsoft pen and it was stated that it was fully compatible. It actually works ...
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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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How to disable windows 10 touchscreen gestures?

I need to disable all touchscreen edge gestures so an application can run in 'kiosk mode' without the user accessing things like virtual desktops or action center / notification center. However the ...
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How to re-enable touchscreen on Windows 10 laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga)?

Couple of months back, my laptop was giving me the annoying "ghost touch" problem with my touchscreen, and not knowing how to fix it, I disabled my touchscreen via device manager. After a recent ...
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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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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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Laptop touchscreen acting like a mouse after eGalaxTouch driver installation on Windows 10

I have been using windows 10 for a week now without any problems. Today windows 10 installed "eGalaxTouch - Other hardware - USB Touchscreen Controller(A103)" through windows update. It has turned my ...
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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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Applying Windows 10 Touch Screen Changes

I have a script that auto-maps/validates monitor to touchscreen settings. I am updating the registry keys in HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Wisp\Pen\Digimon (like the Windows multidigimon calibration app ...
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Does the negative end of a battery works better than a capacitive stylus because of electric charge?

I have a tablet with a capacitive touchscreen. I bought a wacom bamboo stylus duo which I thought was a good stylus. But the effect is rather disappointing. I get broken lines all over the screen when ...
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Touch screen monitor is reversed

I have a DGM L-1935WD touch screen monitor I purchased second hand to use, but when I touch the monitor it comes up as if I am touching somewhere else. If I click the Windows button on my monitor I ...
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Can an Active Pen Hover over a Screen with No Digitizer?

Background: I bought an ASUS VivoBook Flip TP401MA-US22T from Microsoft.com on Black Friday. Their site implied it was frequently bought with the ASUS active pen. Online reviews suggested that the ...
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Touch Keyboard on Windows 10 Logon Screen

We are using Windows 10 on a kiosk system. Normally, the user interacts with the system via touch-screen, but a keyboard is available if required. We have enabled "Automatically show the touch ...
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How to make Elo touchscreen working for Linux?

Elo touchscreen model: Elo TouchSystems, Inc. Elo TouchSystems 2700 IntelliTouch(r) Problem description: My problem + others problem with this is that, when i touch-over (mouse-over) the ...
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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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External Monitor No Longer Detected After Laptop Screen Replacement

My set up, is that my HP Spectre x360 laptop is connected to an external monitor / mouse / ethernet via a hub. I am using Ubuntu 16.04. It usually works fine. Yesterday I had my cracked laptop screen ...
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How to blacklist area of touchscreen for Ghost Touch

For some reason the touch screen of my Surface Pro 4 suddenly started producing ghost touch in a small area of the screen. Since I do use my touch screen occassionally, but this specific area isn't ...
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Windows 10 PC with two touchscreens. Touch only on one display

I have a PC running Windows 10 and 2x touchscreen monitors. Ive set up the 2nd (right-hand) one to extend from my primary desktop but i can only get the touchscreen to work properly on screen 1. If i ...
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Turn Off Windows 10 Touchscreen

Friday morning = doing someone in the office a favor trying to fix their windows 10 laptop. The touchscreen is registering inputs despite not being touched. There is no obvious damage / dirt and we ...
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Android Tablet as input to Windows PC

I have a new computer, but as it is company provided, I had very little agency over feature choice. One thing I really want is to be able to use the draw features on MS Office. But, unfortunately, my ...
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Touchscreen's X axis and Y axis is inverted on my tablet win 10

I have 11 tablets, all have the same windows version but only in one of the x-axis and the y-axis are inverted for some reason and I already viewed this answer So i checked my problematic tablet ...
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Calibrating touchscreens with multiple other monitors plugged in, windows 10

I have a display set up for a flight sim with 8 monitors plugged into two 1070s. Two of these monitors are touch screens, which I need the touch functionality to pilot the sim. The monitors are two ...
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Sony Vaio Touch Screen not working and I cannot find its driver

I have Sony Vaio Laptop with model number SVF15N15STS. The touch screen was working first times, but when I upgraded to Windows 10, it didn't work anymore, no reaction. I downgraded to windows 8.1 ...
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Delay before touchscreen becomes operational

I have an HP Spectre with a touch screen. It was working alright a few days ago, but recently it has started giving off a delay of up to one minute before I am able to use the touchscreen properly. It ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 - Disable touch response to portion of screen

I have a Lenovo A530 all in one with a glass touch screen. One of my kids knocked it over and now it has a solid curved crack on the top right corner. Touch control works fine everywhere but that ...
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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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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/wiki/...
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Remove transparent circles when using touchscreen (Windows 10)

We have a Windows 10 PC configured for an embedded application. There is no mouse or keyboard attached to the system and the user interacts with the software only via a touchscreen. Whenever you ...
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Touchscreen-friendly alternative to password on Cinnamon screensaver

I've used Cinnamon for a while with the default Cinnamon screensaver. On my normal computers with keyboards and such, it works fine. However, I recently installed Linux and Cinnamon on a tablet that ...
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Touchscreen touches go to the wrong monitor

I have a Dell Studio 17 running Windows 7 64bit. It's been fine for years but a month or two ago I noticed that when I have an external monitor plugged in, if I try to use the built-in touchscreen ...
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Windows Multiple Touch Screens - Touch on Wrong Monitor

I've got a PC with 7 touch screens connected to it. I use the 'Setup' in 'Tablet PC Settings' to link touch to the screens. What we have found is that after a number of reboots, we will begin to see ...
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Windows 10 Tablet touch screen inverted and offset

We have bought some cheap 8" Windows 10 tablets in bulk from China. These come with an old pirated version of Windows 10 Pro. We have imaged the tablet with a proper licensed version of Windows 10 ...
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Unable to disable Hold to Rightclick on Touchscreen in Windows 10

Title. The option seems to be messing with some of my programs, so I've tried to disable it. In both the Ease of Access center and Pen And Touch control panel area, I've unticked "Enable press and ...
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Stop touch screen press from moving mouse pointer Windows 8

I have a 2 screen setup with Windows 8 pro, one is a normal monitor and the other is a touch screen. When using the touch screen to do anything it moves the mouse pointer to that location and then I ...
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How do you disable the touchscreen on Windows 10?

How do you disable all touchscreen functionality in Windows 10? I searched through all the control panel settings but couldn't find it.
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Pinch to zoom in firefox

I'm having a strange issue in firefox. My new computer (surface book) has a touchscreen and I really like the feature of zooming in by making the "pinch" gesture on the screen. In chrome and edge, ...
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Touchpad support for SublimeText 3

I love SublimeText 3, but the only thing stopping me from buying a licence is the lack of decent touch(pad) support. I often work on the road, and some decent swipe/scroll support on touch and ...
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Suggest a good keyboardless tablet pc, that supports Ubuntu

I need a keyboard-less tablet pc that has these specs (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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Disabling touchscreen when display is closed

I'm wanting to know how to disable the touch screen when the lid is closed. I have recently purchased a windows 8 computer with a touchscreen. The problem is that when the display is closed, the touch ...
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How can I prevent mouse clicks during Ubuntu screensaver from actually clicking the UI (for a touchscreen terminal)

This might be a dumb question... I've got a touchscreen terminal set up for inventory tracking in my store. I have a screensaver set up on it that appears after 2 minutes with a generic "touch the ...
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Scrolling A Video Bar In A Horizontal Bar: Touch Screen Conflict

Using a touch-screen device on a site with a horizontal scroll bar and an embedded video: I find it extremely difficult to scroll the video's time bar. The horizontal scroll bar conflicts. Is there a ...
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Is there a way to restore pen functionality in Windows 10?

Not too long ago, Windows changed how the pen functions in web browsers, Windows Explorer, and many other apps, forcing a screen drag with a basic tap (like a hand tool), rather than selecting text. ...
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Touchscreen X and Y axis switched

i have a chinise DELONG DL070IA touchscreen that i bought from ebay a long time ago. I connected it to a windows 10 pc via USB. Everything worked except when i move my finger up and down the cursor ...
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XServer touchscreen one finger instead of two finger scrolling

Problem: My touchscreen device does not scroll on touching it with one finger, which is desired, but only when touching it with two fingers. Technology stack: Linux kernel 4.9.81-intel-pk-standard ...
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Artist Glove for Graphics Drawing Tablet with capacitance shield

I have a transformer laptop with a touchscreen. It is a normal capactive touchscreen without a digitizer. I have purchased a pen which works fine with a capacitive touchscreen and can now draw on the ...
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Tips for cleaning touch screen

Is cleaning a touch screen LCD any different to cleaning normal LCD? Should one avoid using window cleaner solutions as well? Is distilled water and microfiber the only recommended method? Touch ...
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Hyperlinks in MS Word not clickable on touchscreen

I am using Office 365. I have found that, in MS Word, a hyperlink in a Word document is not 'clickable' on a touchscreen, whereas it will work with a mouse. Hyperlinks in Excel work fine with touch. ...