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Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar in Windows 10


You can use different keyboards with Windows to fit your needs. The most common is a physical, external hardware keyboard that you plug into your PC. Windows 10 includes a touch keyboard for PCs.

Starting with Windows 10 build 17063, you can add a period after you double-tap the Spacebar in the touch keyboard.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off add a period after you double-tap the Spacebar while using the touch keyboard for your account in Windows 10.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar in Registry Editor


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Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar
Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Devices icon.

2. Click/tap on Typing on the left side, and turn on or off (default) Add a period after I double-tap the Spacebar for what you want under Typing on the right side. (see screenshot below)

3. You can now close Settings if you like.

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Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar
Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar using a REG file


The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7

EnableDoubleTapSpace DWORD

0 = Off
1 = On


1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Turn On Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar

This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_on_add_period_after_double-tap_spacebar_for_touch_keyboard.reg

download


 3. To Turn Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_off_add_period_after_double-tap_spacebar_for_touch_keyboard.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn


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