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Originally Posted by Vonnis View Post

Sarcasm aside, he's right. I can't think of anything on pc that works better with a touch screen than more traditional input devices, yet MS seems to think touch and gesture interfaces are superior.
But touch is more intuitive in the long run.
We have grown up and learned on mice and keyboards, but we are in a transition to more and more touch driven interface. I don't think touch will ever completely replace the mouse and keyboard, but it can improve the experience if done correctly (ie work well with both touch and input devices, something I personally don't think Windows 8 does well).

Just as an example, my kids in elementary school have their smart boards that they can walk up to and touch and stuff happens, they play on my smart phone and tablet using only touch, then they get on a (Windows 7) computer and use the mouse and keyboard fine, but occasionally reach up for the screen to do something (but don't touch it because it has been ingrained not to touch dad's monitor).
Edited by blupupher - 3/21/13 at 8:37pm
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post #22 of 74
what a fail in the first start LOL
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Typical Microsoft moment at the start. smile.gif) Pretty cool though. biggrin.gif
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post #24 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kitler View Post

Or I could just paint in real life... rolleyes.gif
Expensive!
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post #25 of 74
Corel Painter has had most, if not all, of these features for years... it was just not developed for a touchscreen. This actually looks promising for artists.
post #26 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kitler View Post

Or I could just paint in real life... rolleyes.gif
Do you know how much paint costs?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vonnis View Post

Sarcasm aside, he's right. I can't think of anything on pc that works better with a touch screen than more traditional input devices, yet MS seems to think touch and gesture interfaces are superior.
Object manipulation.
Multiple object selection.
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post #27 of 74
It doesn't seem useful at all. Who would wanna paint on a touch screen? doh.gif
post #28 of 74
Is the 50" touchscreen included with the next update? No? Well, no thanks MS.
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post #29 of 74
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Do you know how much paint costs?

A hell of a lot less than a 50" touchscreen display, that's for sure.
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A hell of a lot less than a 50" touchscreen display, that's for sure.

Yeah sure if you only pint once or twice. Quality oil paint cost more than 30$ per 150ml tube. Panneaux at A4 size is something like 5$ and there's no do overs unless you can build layers. Add brushes which are atleast 10$ a piece unless you want strands of pig hair all over your painting. Add the rest and keep in mind that real paint run out and brushes wear out.
 
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