Remove finger scrolling threshold?

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    cb_jimmy New Member

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    Is there a way to remove the threshold that you have to drag your finger to a certain distant before the os registers your finger as scrolling and move the screen? You can test this by touching your screen and start moving very slowly. The screen won't scroll unless you move your finger to some distance. I want the screen to response the instant I touch it and sometime I just want to do micro scrolling.
     
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    Interesting question.
    Did you try "Enhance pointer precision" in Control Panel?

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    Nope, threshold is still there whether enhance pointer precision is enabled or not.
     
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    I know 'scrolling' will be by whole lines, not fractions of lines. Dragging/repositioning/sizing windows is different. But scrolling is in the context of text size. If you had smaller text, scrolling should be in smaller pixel increments.
     
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    No, I mean scrolling when you touch the screen with your finger. I notice this on my android phone as well but the threshold is much smaller so it feel more responsive to me.
     
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    Would be a useful enhancement suggestion for Microsoft Windows 10, especially for art and engineering graphics.
     
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    So we can't adjust it in our current version? How does one suggests feature for windows 10?
     
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    So what do you figure it's maybe millimeter before it moves? After which finger roll move it in small amounts ... to small to measure without the aid of some precision tools. Are we using the same device, I have a Surface 2 and a SP3 both of which behave for me as I described.
     
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    Off topic: as a side note I'd just mention that if you were working on a Remote Desktop/VDI scenario scrolling is the absolute worst possible thing you can do from a UI navigational performance perspective.
     
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    I think I have to move my finger about half of a centimeter for the screen to move. The touch feedback indicates that the OS recognize my touch movement but refuse to move the screen until I break the threshold. My sp3 is bought in Japan.
     
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