Precision touchpads get improved detection in latest Windows 10 build
The latest Windows 10 build breaks the cycle of Redstone 2 builds focused only on fixes and improvements, by finally bringing a series of new features to the table. If you’re on the Fast Ring and already installed Windows 10 build 14942 on your computer, you may have noticed that the gesture and click detection on precision touchpads has been improved.
This means that the responsiveness rate for two finger taps and clicks is better now, the false positives in the two-finger tap detection have been reduced and the pinch to zoom detection has been improved.
Based on the feedback we have received, we have made some adjustments to our gesture and click detection on precision touchpads. This includes enhancing detection and disambiguation of left and right clicks, making two finger taps and clicks a bit easier, reducing false positives in our two-finger tap detection and improving our pinch to zoom detection. We have also made algorithm changes in an effort to reduce inadvertent zooming when panning.
Speaking of precision touchpads, it is worth mentioning that the Windows 10 Anniversary Update OS supports the four-finger switch feature. However, this new gesture won’t work on non-precision touchpads, which rely on third-party drivers, unless the drivers include the four-finger gesture.
To check if your touchpad supports the four-finger feature, go to Settings >Devices > Mouse & touchpad. If you see only an option to change the delay before clicks work, this means you have a non-precision touchpad.
Do you have a precision touchpad on your device? How does it feel with these changes? Also, don’t forget to send your feedback to Microsoft and help Dona Sarkar’s team to further improve the precision touchpads responsiveness in Windows 10.
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