Re: Disable Touch Feature - Drag opens new window
Thanks for your reply. I'll give the "kiosk" mode a shot, but we're
> "that link opens in a new tab"
> You are not using Kiosk mode then.... use
> iexplore.exe -k [url]
> also use Group Policy to disable the Developer Tool if using IE8. The savvy
> public can use it to hack and compromise your machine if it is enabled.
> If you are using a full screen tabbed interface, it is usual for a tab to
> open when a dragged link is dropped. There is a security zone setting (I
> think) to disable drag/drop of links.
> MS has used MPF in the touch screen kiosk applications see...
> "Anthony" <Anthony@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > We have a fullscreen kiosk application running on a touchscreen computer
> > that
> > uses Windows 7 and IE8. Whenever a user clicks and drags a link even a few
> > pixels, that link opens in a new tab. I'm sure this is a slick feature for
> > those using the computer to browse, but it completely destroys the
> > effectiveness of our application. Is there any way to disable this
> > function?
> > I searched through the Options and Control Panel and couldn't find a way
> > to
> > do it. We go live with this application in a couple of days.
> > Thanks!