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how would i make it possible for a gui to be used via touching the screen? i prolly cant use c++ for this but what can i use?

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You need special hardware, most normal monitors don''t have the touch-screen feature. At my work we have an touchscreen iMac we use to demo our various kiosk projects.
As for programming, in my experience the touchscreen just emulates the mouse.

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quote:
Original post by vaneger
ya it prolyl does just emulate a mouse but how would i code that ?

It''s not your responsibility. You write your code as if it were a mouse that was (largely) incapable of dragging and you''re good to go. The rest is handled by the hardware.

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Exactly. This is a clothing size calculator my company did for The William Carter Company. The exact same flash movie runs in their stores on touchscreen iMacs like the one I mentioned above.

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