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touch screen

In computing and electronic health records, a touch-sensitive display screen. Pressing a finger onto the screen at various points allows the user to select options from a menu or enter data.
See also: screen

touch screen,

n a type of screen on some video terminals that may be touched with the finger to specify the selection of an item from a displayed list.
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Solving the problems found in this study, the user manuals accompanying the mobile phones should educate elderly users about the concepts of hierarchical structure and soft keys.
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These include a menu scroll off and soft keys for selection, wall mount or panel mount installation, and choice of power inputs, 100-240Vac 60/50 Hz or 24 Vdc.
All these energy related measurements are displayed through the control panel's alphanumeric display and can be accessed by pressing a combination of the soft keys.
Key commands allow the user to magnify specific elements such as the window title, soft keys, or battery level indicator.
Located in the centre of the device between the right and left soft keys, the optical mouse allows for navigation by sweeping a finger over it while a single click is used for selecting menu options.
The system features an operator-friendly keypad with soft keys and dedicated, application-specific function keys.
The materials are candidates for transparent applications such as soft keys, infrared lenses, bezels, and screens.
The Siemens 840D CNC control is cleanly arranged for simplified programming with menu bars, soft keys, and windowing technology.
The intuitive use of four soft keys allow access to the main functions of the unit without requiring use of the extensive menu system.
Depending on application, features of controls include: electroluminescent or LCD operator displays, high-speed event detection for real-time response, high-density/high-power digital I/O, analog I/O, closed-loop control, alarm and fault detection and display, on-board diagnostics, Multibus or ISA bus architecture, 386 microprocessors, DOS platform, plotting and graphics, real-time clock, soft keys, printer output, and auxiliary-equipment interface.
3 XML programmable context-sensitive soft keys, dual network ports, integrated PoE (GXP1405 only), and 3-way conferencing.