Windows 10′s virtual touch keyboard app includes a limited set of keys by default, and lacks of Function keys, Alt, Tab and Esc keys. If your tablet or laptop with touch screen input, you might find the taskbar also disappearing for that. The Fall Creators Update, known by “Redstone 3″, gets new features to resolve the problem, such as WordFlow to swipe through letters, Dictation, Text input by pen and more.
How to Enable the Standard Layout In Touch Keyboard In Windows 10
* Make sure you have installed the Fall Creators Update on your Windows 10 device.
* Open the Settings app from the Start menu on your desktop.
* Select the Devices category, and then the Typing.
* In its right side pane, under Touch keyboard heading, move the switch of “Add the standard keyboard layout as a touch keyboard option” from Off to ON.
Close the Settings app and touch any text field in browser or note app to bring up the touch screen keyboard. Tap on the icon at the bottom right bottom, and select the standard layout option to enable the feature.
The Esc, Alt and Tab buttons show there. To get the F1-F12 keys, tap the Fn button at the bottom left corner of keyboard and all numeric buttons will turn their captions with related functions.
You might would like to have pinned apps, clock and the notification area of system tray while using the virtual touch Keyboard in Windows 10, keeping Taskbar visible and accessible can increase your productivity, here is the method by doing a Registry tweak.
* Type regedit.exe in Start menu and press Enter to open Registry Editor.
* Navigate to the key in location below on the left pane:
and highlight the TaskbarAvoidanceEnabled key. If it doesn’t exist, go to create such key.
* Go to its right side pane, right click any empty area to create a new 32-bit DWORD value, and reanme it to Enable. Double click on it, change its value data to 1 and save changes.
* Finally make a restart with Windows 10 to take effect.