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Is there a right click on a touch screen?

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    Is there a right click on a touch screen?


    If so what is the procedure?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello snakeoil,

    Yes. Usually you would tap and hold until you see a small translucent white square appear, then release to see the right click menu.

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    Joisey
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    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit


    I find that I can also two-finger-tap, with the leftmost finger on the item in question.
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    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by mikeytg View Post
    I find that I can also two-finger-tap, with the leftmost finger on the item in question.
    Really? I know that worked in Windows 7, but it was removed from 8/8.1 and definitely doesn't work for me (which is a shame). Are you using particular drivers/software that have this feature maybe?
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    Joisey
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    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by xtcrefugee View Post
    Really? I know that worked in Windows 7, but it was removed from 8/8.1 and definitely doesn't work for me (which is a shame). Are you using particular drivers/software that have this feature maybe?
    My Acer laptop has an "Elan Smart-Pad" and it has settings for two-finger and three-finger taps. I have the two finger set for right click and three finger set for middle-click (opens links in a new tab). The driver version is 11.6.19.204. I don't know if that setting affects the touch screen, but that's the only one I changed...
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