Microsoft to add handful of new gestures to Windows 10

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Earlier today at WinHEC, Microsoft revealed a lot of upcoming things for Windows 10. The company today announced that Windows 10 will be getting new gestures for devices with precisions touchpads soon. Microsoft has also made improvements on how a device’s digitizer perform to support a ‘broader range of hardware’. Microsoft has demoed the new gestures for touch screens and touch pads at WinHEC, here are some of them:

  • Left Edge Swipe will open up Task View
  • Right Edge Swipe will open the new Action Center
  • Top Edge Swipe will bring up the hidden title bar for modern apps in Tablet Mode
  • Bottom Edge Swipe will display the taskbar when an app is full screen
  • 3-finger tap will open Cortana
  • 4-finder tap will open the Action Center

It isn’t yet confirmed when this gestures will be available for Windows Insiders just yet. However, we’ll make sure to keep you updated as soon as they’re available.

What do you think of the new gestures on Windows 10? Make sure to let us know in the comment section below.

Source: MSDN

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