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touch win 8.1 keyboard

  1. #1


    Göteborg
    Posts : 78
    Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1

    touch win 8.1 keyboard


    i have just bought my first windows tablet which is running win 8.1.
    am loving it however one thing that bugs me is when the cursor is active, such as when i touch the address bar in Chrome, the touch keyboard doesnt automatically popup on the screen like on a ipad.
    or am i missing a setting?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 10
    Windows 8.1 (8" tablet)


    Are you running Chrome in Windows 8 mode or on the desktop? The touch keyboard only appears automatically for Windows 8 (Metro) apps. For desktop apps you have to press the button on the taskbar to make it appear.
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  3. #3


    Göteborg
    Posts : 78
    Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1


    ok i was running in desktop, but this only solves the issue with chrome. what about others like microsoft word
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