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Delay the Input Panel

Discussion in 'Tablet PC' started by Lauri, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. Lauri

    Lauri Guest

    Gateway Tablet PC with windows XP.
    When trying to use the floating Input Panel, it goes away too quickly for
    some of my users. Is there a way to delay it or adjust how long it stays on
    the screen?

    tia

    --
    Lauri
    Bellingham Public Schools
    Application Support
     
    Lauri, Feb 7, 2008
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  2. Lauri

    Chris H Guest

    No really a "setting" to make it not disappear, but you might want to take a
    look at where they are holding the pen. That awareness by the recognizer in
    the Tablet PC ceases when the pen tip reaches a distance where it is believe
    that the user has removed the pen.

    For instance, if a user has activated the floating TIP and then scratches
    their nose with the hand holding the pen, the TIP will disappear because it
    is no longer in the recognizable range. If you train them to keep the pen
    tip perhaps 1/2 or 3/4 of an inch from the surface of the screen, everything
    will be fine.
    --
    Chris H.
    Microsoft Windows MVP/Tablet PC
    Tablet Creations - http://nicecreations.us/
    http://forums.mobilepcworld.net
    Associate Expert
    Expert Zone - www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone

    "Lauri" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Gateway Tablet PC with windows XP.
    > When trying to use the floating Input Panel, it goes away too quickly for
    > some of my users. Is there a way to delay it or adjust how long it stays
    > on the screen?
    >
    > tia
    >
    > --
    > Lauri
    > Bellingham Public Schools
    > Application Support
    >
     
    Chris H, Feb 8, 2008
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  3. Lauri

    Lauri Guest

    On my tablet, the window stays long enough for me to use it. On another
    tablet it dissapears FAST. I'l try switching stylus' and see if that helps.

    Thanks.


    "Chris H" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > No really a "setting" to make it not disappear, but you might want to take
    > a look at where they are holding the pen. That awareness by the
    > recognizer in the Tablet PC ceases when the pen tip reaches a distance
    > where it is believe that the user has removed the pen.
    >
    > For instance, if a user has activated the floating TIP and then scratches
    > their nose with the hand holding the pen, the TIP will disappear because
    > it is no longer in the recognizable range. If you train them to keep the
    > pen tip perhaps 1/2 or 3/4 of an inch from the surface of the screen,
    > everything will be fine.
    > --
    > Chris H.
    > Microsoft Windows MVP/Tablet PC
    > Tablet Creations - http://nicecreations.us/
    > http://forums.mobilepcworld.net
    > Associate Expert
    > Expert Zone - www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
    >
    > "Lauri" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> Gateway Tablet PC with windows XP.
    >> When trying to use the floating Input Panel, it goes away too quickly for
    >> some of my users. Is there a way to delay it or adjust how long it stays
    >> on the screen?
    >>
    >> tia
    >>
    >> --
    >> Lauri
    >> Bellingham Public Schools
    >> Application Support
    >>

    >
     
    Lauri, Feb 8, 2008
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