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Questions tagged [touchscreen]

Questions about touchscreen laptops or other touchscreen devices and their usage

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Why does phone's screen only jump around when connecting to a specific laptop?

My phone (Sony Xperia M4 Aqua) only jumps around when plugging to my 7 year-old laptop, on all USB ports. This doesn't happen with other computer or when being charged. Using a stock cable doesn't ...
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How bind touch event to i3wm?

Is it possible to bindsym a MotionNotify event in i3 config? Something like: bindsym MotionNotify button1 kill
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Use laptops touchscreen as an external monitor for my desktop

I would like to treat my windows laptop as an external monitor for my windows desktop. There are applications like Spacedesk that allow you to use the laptop/android/ios device as an external monitor ...
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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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Dual screen with touch on the 2nd monitor

Hello guys i've got the following issue, I have 2 monitors at the moment 1 with touch and one without touch. The one with touch is connected via VGA, and the other one is on HDMI. Now what I want is ...
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Disabled Touchscreen of Lenovo X220 (tablet) re-enable after ever sleep and wake in Windows 10

I disabled the Touchscreen of my Lenovo X220 (core i7) tablet due to over-sensitivity (it registers some non-existing 'touches' itself) in the Device Manager according to this previous post: How do I ...
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HP Envy x360 M6-ar004dx Ubuntu 16.04 touchscreen not working

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my HP Envy and can't get the touchscreen working. No response when I touch the screen, even after reboot. I've seen a couple of other topics on this but none that ...
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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. ...
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Use tablet screen as touch screen monitor

Is there any way to use an old tablet screen as a touch screen monitor for pc? I know it's possible to use it as a normal monitor with a controller board but I have no clue on how to do use the touch ...
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Touchscreen's X axis is inverted on my tablet

Touchscreen's X axis is inverted. If I touch right bottom corner, tablet thinks I clicked windows button in left bottom corner. This happened after installing driver from the internet (before it was ...
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WM_TOUCH to WM_LBUTTONDOWN

One of the strange behaviors I find on my Windows 10 device with a touchscreen is pressing on the touchscreen and having no mouse-button down event triggered. For example, I use an app called Caustic ...
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eGalax Touchscreen with Raspberry Pi 3 - Mouse springs back to same location after click

I got a Raspberry Pi 3 and a 15" touchscreen, using VGA for video (I use a converter to plug into the Pi's HDMI) and and USB for touch capabilities. Out of the box when I boot up with the device ...
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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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Win 10 Touch Screen Inaccurate in Clone

I have a Windows 10 machine with a built-in touch screen. When I connect a second display the system defaults to extend mode then I switch it to clone mode with the touch screen set as primary. The ...
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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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HP ENVY All-in-One - 27-p014 (Touchscreen)

Several Sundays ago, I turned my (HP ENVY 27-p014 All-in-One) off. The next day, I turned it on and I got the LED on back by the power cord to light up. But the LED light on the front did not. I ...
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How to emulate a touchscreen in Win10 in Virtualbox?

I'm a web developer, and part of what I do is test websites and javascript in different browsers. For testing IE and Edge, I use the Virtualbox VMs available at https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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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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Enable touch-scrolling in Firefox

In Firefox, swiping on the touch screen results in selecting text, instead of scrolling (like on an iPad). Is it possible to change the behaviour, so that the touch screen can be used to scroll, while ...
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Google Chrome kiosk mode - disable select and copy contextmenu

I need to display an information website. The user should only be able to press buttons and use scrollbars through a touch screen. The kiosk mode of Google Chrome fits this requirements pretty well. ...
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Input devices randomly stop working on Windows 7

I have a Lenovo all-in-one PC (IdeaCentre B520) with Windows 7 installed. It probably isn't old (systeminfo.exe shows Windows 7 installation from 2012 and BIOS from 2011). Its screen has touch input ...
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Bizarre touchscreen behavior

I have a Waveshare 10.1 Inch hdmi touchscreen, connected to a Windows 10 machine. The screen registers touch fine (all 10 as advertised), it will scroll, but it won't register "clicks". Or better, it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 Middle-Click on Touchscreen in Windows 8.1

I thought this would be simple, but I've searched previous SuperUser threads and on Google and I cannot find a way to middle-click on a touchscreen in Windows 8.1 (on a Lenovo laptop in my case). I'...
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with a touch screen can you get the copy option by touching the screen [closed]

if i hold down my mouse i get a paste, copy, etc. yet when holding my finger on the screen nothing appears to happen, is there a certian secret way i should know about.. or? :/ :0
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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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Windows 10 Touch Screen not responding

Have a Windows 10 laptop with a completely unresponsive touch screen. It shows as active in the device manager and I have tried to perform the setup for the touch screen with no response to the input....
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How To Remove TouchScreen Hardware

Is there a way to physically remove touchscreen hardware and just have the monitor work as a normal display? I have tried looking inside the computer for comments that may be responsible for handling ...
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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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How to make the Windows desktop on-screen keyboard open then minimise on startup and wake?

Like most people with "hybrid" touchscreen devices on Windows 8 or 8.1 (Windows 10 isn't an option for me right now for various reasons), I'm constantly annoyed by the "metro-style" on-screen keyboard ...