Windows Touch

A feature in Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system that enables users with a touchscreen to simply point at what they want and move things around with their fingers. For example, you can move your hand to scroll through a Web page or use custom commands, such as moving your fingers apart to zoom in on an object. In Windows 7 the Start menu and taskbar support touch commands, as does several programs, including Paint.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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