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#1 tg1911

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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
unexpectedly.
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
highlighted characters.
Hovering mode: where you use a mouse or joystick to point to a key, which is then
typed.

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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#2 cowsgonemadd3

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Posted 08 October 2004 - 08:06 AM

I like this myself but........You also can get one for any windows program.......Go to google.com type in "onscreen keyboard"
There are many free ones out there!
Hope it helps someone.......

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Posted 13 October 2004 - 06:30 PM

I like it, tg1911

Anything XP can do, that I don't know how to make it do, interests me. Why have a giant if it's always half hidden?
patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...

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Posted 14 October 2004 - 07:55 AM

Amen!

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