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Using Windows with a Touchscreen Display

If you’re using Windows on a computer or tablet with a touchscreen display, you use your fingers instead of a mouse to do what you need to do. So, it’s important to learn some essential touchscreen operations.

  • circle-1.jpg Tapping is the equivalent of clicking with your mouse. Tap an item with the tip of your finger and release.

  • circle-2.jpg To display additional information about any item, press and hold the item with the tip of your finger.

  • circle-3.jpg To scroll down a page or perform many edge-centric operations, swipe the screen in the desired direction with your finger.

  • circle-4.jpg You can also scroll up, down, or sideways by touching and dragging the page with one or more fingers.

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