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Questions tagged [touch-screen]

For questions about using Stack Exchange sites by Touch Input or Screens.

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How to insert image by link using touch devices?

In new image insertion dialog there is no explicit “insert image by link” action. As far as I know it’s possible by using keyboard insert hot keys like Ctrl+V on Windows. Is there a way to insert ...
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Snippet editor for touch devices can be opened if you show perseverance

Opening a code snippet editor via the button from the toolbar cannot be used on touch screen devices like my iPad, i.e. I see the following notice: But occasionally tapping code snippet button ...
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Clicking on a spoiler tag to reveal the text shouldn't navigate you to another page

This is an issue I noticed when reading this answer. On multiple occasions I ended up inadvertently clicking a link that I could not see when I was just trying to reveal the spoiler text. Can links ...
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Un-fade low-score answers on click/tap too

Since a couple of weeks ago, answers that are shown grayed out can be un-faded by hovering the mouse over them. This is great especially for users with poor eyesight, who can now read such answers ...
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Tooltips don't show with (some) touchscreens

I've been visiting SO for a while now on my Surface Pro 3. The Surface Pen is a stylus supposed to act like a mouse, so when hovering on an element, tooltips should show. But this doesn't appear to ...
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Flagging and up-voting comments in not possible on the Surface tablet [duplicate]

On desktop devices, the buttons to flag or like a comment appear when you hover over it. However on my Surface, I cannot hover over it but I am on the desktop site, meaning I cannot flag or up vote ...
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Adjusting hat position is damn near impossible on a tablet

As the title says. I'm posting this using Chrome on an Android tablet, and it's next to impossible to adjust the Winter Bash hat position, since normal dragging doesn't work. The only way I've found ...
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Touch friendly comments

I have a Windows 8 tablet with a touch screen (Surface pro) using IE10, I do not like to use the mouse a lot since it is touch, SE sites are not really touch friendly and the mobile version looks ugly ...
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Can't see spoilers on touchscreen outside of 'mobile' site

Spoiler text can't be made visible on a touch screen. This was already pointed out (here as well as elsewhere). However, that was marked as status-completed by providing the ability to see spoiler ...