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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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11.9. Use Flicks to Scroll Documents

If you are using your Tablet PC's digital pen or a multi-touch display, you can make it easier to navigate and edit documents by activating the Windows 7 flicks option.

With a Tablet PC or multi-touch display, you can navigate a document either by using the Input Panel's on-screen keyboard or by using the program itself — for example, tap-and-dragging the vertical or horizontal scroll box or tapping the program's built-in navigation features.

Windows 7 gives you a third choice for navigating a document: flicks. These are gestures that you can use in any application to scroll or navigate. To scroll up, gesture — that is, move the pen or move your finger on a multi-touch display — straight up; to scroll down, ...

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