Posted 07 October 2004 - 11:53 PM
An on-screen keyboard is built into Windows XP. It can be useful if you have mobility
impairments, if you are using a tablet PC, or if your keyboard breaks down
To access the on-screen keyboard:
Start / Run / type osk
Now the keyboard opens on your computer screen, featuring three typing modes
you can use to type data:
Clicking mode: where you click the on-screen keys.
Scanning mode: where you press a hot key or use a switch-input device to type
Hovering mode: where you use a mouse or joystick to point to a key, which is then
To make a shortcut icon on your desktop to the on-screen keyboard:
Right-click the desktop / New / Shortcut / type osk / Next.
Type a name for the shortcut, and then click "Finish".
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