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    How do I have the virtual keyboard launch automatically while in desktop mode when I click on a field that requires text. I have to keep clicking the keyboard in the task tray. It should show up automatically right? Any help would be appreciated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Goku1982jason View Post
    How do I have the virtual keyboard launch automatically while in desktop mode when I click on a field that requires text. I have to keep clicking the keyboard in the task tray. It should show up automatically right? Any help would be appreciated.
    It does not appear to be possible. Virtual Keyboard
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    It should come up if you touch rather than click, which makes sense.
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    I feel your pain goku. This would be useful in a HTPC configuration. The logitech t650 trackpad is actually amazing* for couch surfing (internet from couch rather than sleeping on friends couches) *note: it needs a hardback book beneath it.

    But the downside is typing a username or web address. In fact it seems impossible to manually bring up the on screen keyboard AND use the search charm. Which is a major downside as W8 is a pleasure to use on a tv.
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    +1 from my side, I also have Windows 8 on HTPC (which works great) and I suffer great pain because I can't call the virtual keyboard when I need to type something, I need to get off the couch and pick up the hardware keyboard. Really a pity.
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    Go to Windows /system32 select osk.exe
    Last edited by eworts_12; 02-14-2013 at 06:40 PM. Reason: typo

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