Questions tagged [touchscreen]

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API like scrcpy for Android devices that can read text or HTML

I was just wondering if there are any libraries/APIs that do the same thing as scrcpy as far as moving and touching the screen on an Android except it can read HTML/text. I basically want to use it to ...
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Android app for haptic feedback for entire screen

A year ago, I installed an Android app from Google Play that made it so that literally wherever I touched the screen, I get haptic feedback. It didn't even matter if there was a button where I was ...
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Software alternative to touch portal but for desktop

I'm searching for an application similar to touch portal but usable on pc as well. Right now i have a touch monitor on my pc that i would like to use as "shortcut container" so i can quickly ...
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Is it possible to use some sort of tool for making it easier to have touchscreen feature for OneNote in a laptop?

I want to use touch feature for writing handwritten notes on OneNote in a laptop (which is not touchscreen), can it be made possible ?
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Android browser with fullscreen, night mode and auto-fit text zoom?

Opera already provides the last 2 features, which I need for reading comfortably. (Other browsers can auto-fit text while zooming, but they lack night mode, and vice-versa: Yandex has fit-text but no ...
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Windows 10 Touch Screen Compatiable Comic Reader

I've recently purchased a Lenovo Yoga Book which I am intending to use mostly as a tablet. I want to read my comic collection (mostly CBZ and CBR files) on here but have had a hard time finding a ...
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Best software for interactive info graphics

I have a wide touch screen wall, I'm building a interactive info graphic. Which software is recommended for building HD interactive infographic with animations. The animated elements I'm looking for ...
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What software can I use to use android tablet as a second touchscreen monitor?

What software can I use to use android tablet as a second monitor? Splashtop crashes on me and there isn't any forum for free users Google remote desktop does a terrible job of simulating touchscreen ...
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What app can I use for making android tablet into a second screen for windows?

What app can I use for making android tablet into a second screen for windows? Tried spacedesk but it seems to disconnect a lot. Also what would be nice is if it could mirror just a portion of my ...
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Android photo app with screen flip

The bottom half of my phone's touchscreen has stopped working. Until I get it fixed (after Covid-19 lockdown) I'm able to work with it...as most applications will rotate 180° when I flip the phone. ...
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Which linux you use on a windows tablet?

I don't like the default Windows 8.1 preinstalled on my uefi tablet - the UI is too counter-intuitive and I need more space on my device(I have 16GB, 1GB RAM max - Digma Eve 8.1 3G). So I wanna try ...
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How to achieve virtual clicks on an android app

I am thinking of making an application or service or an extension that works on top of a game on android. It is required to generate a virtual touch/click on the game screen. I thought of multiple ...
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what is the MOST smallest OS that can be installed on a windows tablet(uefi)

My tablet supports booting from FAT32 usb drives. And maybe ntfs is also supported. I want an OS that would be the lightest, smallest, use minimum of both disk space and RAM. It has to have support ...
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On-screen keyboard that opens when a text box is selected

I am having issues with the inbuilt Windows on-screen keyboard showing when the cursor is placed in a WinForms text field. I am looking for an alternative keyboard that can run on Windows and ...
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What kind of software used to make uniform movements of objects beside pen writings?

What kind of software the instructor used in this video in order to make these circular and uniform motions beside pen writings. It seems like he has defined circular and linear paths for the objects ...
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Touch heat map for Android homescreen

I'm looking for an app that show me the touching distribution of my homescreens? There are many similar apps, but they only analyze inside particular apps, not the whole phone, or at least the ...
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Linux distribution for Lenovo Yoga 3 14 (extensive touchscreen support)

I am looking for a Linux distribution for Lenovo Yoga 3 14. Ideally, the distribution should support: Yoga has a touch screen and can rotate its screen to become a tablet - I would like to take ...
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Gamified touch screen test

We have a new Android device and we'd like to get feedback about its touchscreen. Basically we want to know whether touch events are registered at the coordinates where the user expects them to be. ...
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Tiny Android app to control which other apps can rotate the screen

There are scores of Android apps that allow the user to control whether or not specific apps can rotate the screen. Most of them, even if they have a small APK size, occupy 10+ MB of RAM all the time....
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configurable virtual keypad for touchscreen windows 10

I need a (preferably open source) virtual keypad for touchscreen on Windows 10 pro. It needs at least 6 customizable keys (W, A, S, D, E, ESC) that can be moved independently around the screen. A ...
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Desktop environment for a touchscreen 2-in-1 laptop for an Ubuntu system

What are desktop environments, which runs on Ubuntu, with good 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop support? Notable features: Touch-friendly buttons Cursor disappears when using touch input but shows where it ...
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Touchscreen driver that just makes people stop touching my screen

Context: People keep touching my screen, leaving fingerprints, My laptop has a touchcreen that I don't use. Is there a program/driver that would for instance turn the whole screen red for 3 seconds ...
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Software to wipe my screen (display black color and ignore tactile input)

Tactile screens tend to gather fingerprints at a very high pace, so I clean mine with a wet tissue every few days. PROBLEM: If I clean my screen when it is locked, the background is not dark enough ...
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Any PDF reader with continuous horizontal scrolling?

I have a specific use case for PDF reading, which I'm struggling to fulfill. I frequently read magazines on my (Windows/Linux) tablet (hybrid, actually). Since the screen is relatively small (16:9 11....
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What apps can turn an android phone into bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad?

I am looking for an app that can turn an Android phone into a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad. Recently I have bought a projector with built-in Android KitKat, but it requires a mouse and ...
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Resizable Keyboard that Takes Only Right Half of Screen

Problem: I forgot my Nexus 4 in the sun and now a vertical line like the one shown by the red line below is not responding to touches. The problem is that getting a LCD + digitizer replacement costs ...
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Android emulators with the best performance for Windows (with multitouch support)?

Which android emulators out there have the best, smoothest performance and have multitouch support without needing an external touch device as a joystick?
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Android Touch-Screen Keyboards or Positional Offset for Huge Hands

I have huge hands. Trying to type or swipe (swype) text on Android devices is an exercise in futility. My fingers are so big, I can't see which letter I'm going to hit. Whatever part of my finger ...
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Setting up Linux for a touch-screen laptop

What combination of distro, themes, extenstions, etc. can I use to get the best experience out of a touch-screen laptop? I would be installing Linux on a Dell Inspiron i3147 (11.6", 1366 x 768, ...