Windows Touch Glossary

application gesture

A gesture that a particular application supports.

digitizer

A high-resolution hardware device that recognizes input from a pen or fingers.

gesture

A movement of a pen or fingers on a screen, which the computer interprets as a command.

manipulation

A physical action, such as rotation, applied to an object.

multitouch

A real-time, physical action applied to an object on a screen in which multiple contact points are used simultaneously.

system gesture

A pen equivalent of a traditional mouse message, such as left-click or double-click.

 

 

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