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  • I need to change the behavior of my program depending on whether a keyboard is attached to the PC or all input will be through the touch screen.  My first target is a Windows XP tablet but this needs to work with any of the newer versions as well.

     

    How do I determine if a keyboard is attached to the PC?  Or alternatively if this is a tablet device with a touch screen?

    Thursday, May 13, 2010 3:06 PM

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  • Try the Ink, Windows Touch, and Tablet PC Development forum.

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    Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:09 PM
  • Another solution would be if I could detect that the Tablet Input Panel was visible.  How would one do that?

    I would like to do this directly from unmanaged C++ code.

    Monday, May 17, 2010 2:16 PM