Questions tagged [touchscreen]

Use this tag for questions about touchscreen compatibility, and how to use compatible touchscreens with the Raspberry Pi.

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How to get touchscreen right click on Raspbian Stretch

I am currently using Raspbian Stretch with a Waveshare 7 inch touchscreen, and I would like to get right click input (preferably with two finger or long touch). There appear to be no solutions for ...
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Conflicting dtoverlays and framebuffer

I have a RPi3 with latest standard kernel. I am making use of spi1. In config.txt I have the line: dtoverlay=spi1-3cs. I have 2 ADC's connected to spi1 and all seems fine, using an HDMI screen to ...
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FT5406 touchscreen sends events but input does not work

I have a Raspi 3B with the official 7" touchscreen attached. The screen works (showed the under-voltage sign when attaching only the screen controller to a 2.1 A power supply, so I'm connecting ...
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On-screen keyboard with app integration

I'm aware of matchbox-keyboard, but I'm looking for a more Android or iOS kind of keyboard solution. When selecting a text input, of type alpha or numeric, I would like the appropriate keyboard, text ...
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Problem configuring touchscreen for Raspberry Pi

I want to use this 3.5" adafruit touchscreen, so I followed this tutorial I ran the following commands from the link : curl -SLs https://apt.adafruit.com/add | sudo bash sudo apt-get install ...
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Touchscreen support

I just got a new 10" screen with capacative touch from chalk-elec and it has been working fine. The only problem I have is when I try to use the touchscreen it creates ghost touches and jumps and ...
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Touch Screen Interactive setup

Just starting out as a pi developer and I was looking for any advice anyone might have for getting an touchscreen to work with Raspbian? I need to be really restrictive on what a user can do on this ...
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Touchscreen calibration: touchscreen does not cover full display

I have purchased an industrial touchscreen monitor that supports Linux through PenMount drivers. The VGA video output (via HDMI adapter) works perfectly, and the USB touchscreen is perfectly ...
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Large title bar buttons?

On the latest release of Raspbian, there's a new feature that allows you to change the UI settings to make it suitable for Large, Medium and Small displays. The setting for Large displays (among other ...
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Better mouse controls with touch screen?

I'm using the raspberry pi official 7" touch screen (The one supplied with this http://a.co/gOTsWDC I don't know which model that is) and a raspberry pi 3 model B. I've noticed two major problems, ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 doesn't detect USB touchscreen

I've been trying to get a touchscreen monitor to work with my Raspberry Pi 3. The monitor is 15", externally powered, and is to be connected via HDMI and USB for the touchscreen interface. The HDMI ...
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Is it possible to disable the Touchscreen backlight rate limit?

Is it possible to disable the Touchscreen backlight rate limit? I am developing an embedded application, and would like to fade the backlight smoothly on and off. But the rate limit of no more than ...
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Touch functionality behaves differently with different screens

Edit: there is an update on the bottom. I managed to resolve one issue but the behavior changed to be more consistent, even though it still doesn't work properly. Problem: I am creating a kiosk to ...
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Raspberry Pi3 conflicting overlays

I have a Rpi3 with 2016-03-18-raspbian-jessie. I want to simultaneously connect a RC522 RFID Reader and a 5" touch screen LCD (waveshare). With this config.txt the 522 reader works fine: dtparam=spi=...
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javafx 7" touchscreen blanking

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 3 and the official 7" touchscreen. The goal is to run a JavaFX application that serves as a central point to control home automation services. While everything seems ...
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Brightness control or toggle of backlight on ads7846 TFT touchscreen?

I have a 3.5" ads7846 based touchscreen for my Pi from Waveshare. Is it possible to toggle the backlight and/or change the brightness?
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Kodi on a GPIO screen

I recently bought a 3.5 inch TFT touchscreen connected by GPIO to my raspberry. I finally managed to make it work with Raspbian. however, when I launch KODI, the image on the TFT freezes and KODI ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero and Waveshare 4 inch IPS screen

I've tried to install this screen, used the image on the supplied CD, and the little light just flashes 8 times, so I go back to NOOBS, reinstall, then download the driver they supply from their site, ...
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How to setup resistive LCD touchscreen over SPI

I've been following a guide for setting up an LCD touchscreen, without success. When the screen is plugged into the GPIO pins it just shows a white screen. After all my attempts it remains white. ...
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proper installation of 5inch lcd on raspberry pi B+ running PWNPi

I received this morning my new 5 inch LCD for my Raspberry B+, I have got a PwnPI 3.0 version. The LCD displays with a big black gap on the right side when connected for the first time. I figured it'...
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Getting touchscreen to work in raspbian / kodi

I got a HANNS-G HT231HPB touchscreen which I want to get fully working on raspbian and kodi. It seems to work in the normal lxde on raspbian, but when I start kodi I get no touch events. Can someone ...
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touch screen for the pi

I am trying to set up a touch screen for the pi. I am looking for a 20 in. or so touch screen. I will be mounting this in the kitchen and the 10 in. one is a little to small. Can I use any USB ...
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Touchscreen with Qt QML eglfs

The goal is to run QtQuick2 Qt5 applications on the RPI 2B with USB+HDMI resistive touchscreen (7" 800x480 AR1100 http://www.adafruit.com/products/2407). Current state Visual part is fine. Touch ...
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eGalax Touchscreen support, without kernel recompile, raspbian OS

I have been using a custom compiled raspbian OS, with eGalax touchscreen support. The problem is every time there's some upgrade or a major version change in the OS or firmware, I have to recompile ...
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Getting a Mimo Monitor working with Raspberry Pi

This isn't a question, as I have finally figured out how to get this all to work. I've had to break the links because I don't have enough reputation. sigh. Instructions to use Mimo Monitors UM-710 (...
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How to manually connect the 10.1" touch screen 4 pin FFC to raspberry pi 3?

I have this touch screen and I have a universal lcd controller board. However, the controller board doesn't come with a 4 pin touch input. From connecting a 7" raspberry pi screen, is it correct to ...
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Touchscreen xinput calibration not working

I want to calibrate a touchscreen named "eGalax Inc. USB TouchController" on my Raspberry Pi. I think X and Y axes of the touchscreen are inverted. I used xinput_calibrator for this purpose. When I ...
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Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Screen Control (Python)

I want to create a script that will turn off my Raspberry Pi Touchscreen if nobody touched the screen in 30 seconds. (In the future I want the option to reset this 30 second timer with other programs -...
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GUI Button Highlight

I'm having an issue with the highlight of the buttons on a GUI that I created with tkinter. When I run the GUI on my windows machine and the cursor is over the button, the button is not highlighted ...
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touch screen issue lsinput - 3b+ XPT2046 5"

screen works fine. I've tried the many different suggestions online and they all only solve part of the problem then cause further issues. I've got to the point now where it's just the touch that ...
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varying responsiveness of official raspberry pi 7 inch touchscreen

I bought 2 official Raspberry Pi 7 inch Touchscreens and 2 Raspberry Pi +3B devices. I connected everything and the screens are working, most of the time. But about 1 out of 10 clicks/touches on the ...
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Use VNC to get right-click on touchscreen

I found that when I use a Windows VNC client to connect to my Pi, it has a very nice emulation of right click, middle click, etc. The functionality I cannot get from my normal touchscreen setup: Pi ...
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How to configure duplicate screen on a Pi?

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 connected with a TouchScreen. I also connect another external display via HDMI. Goal I've been trying to make my external display show as duplicate mirror the one on the ...
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Waveshare 7'' LCD conflicts with WIFI (hostapd)

I have bought a Waveshare 7'' LCD (C) (https://www.waveshare.com/7inch-HDMI-LCD-C.htm) and it seems to work correctly on Raspberry PI 3B+ following the instructions on the site (it doesn't require ...
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RPI File Browser for Touchscreen

I'm building a Webinterface for the RPi with a 7" Touchscreen. I'm running Raspbian Lite with xorg and chromium-browser. If I now wanna upload a file to the webinterface (by a html input), then there ...
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Relay for controlling backlight of touchscreen not reacting after a while

I connected my rpi3 to a 10" touchscreen. I connected the backlight of the touchscreen to a relay which I'm controlling via the GPIO pins. This is working fine for the first couple of minutes. But ...
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Slow Refresh Rate on WaveShare 3.5" LCD (B) on RPi 3 B+

I've flashed StickyFingers-Kali-Pi-armhf-180607 to my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Waveshare 3.5" LCD (B). I update and configure the unit for my specific screen using the guide's instructions, entering the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B- 3M Touch Systems

I connected yesterday a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B at a 3M touch Systems touchscreen. For installing I followed this tutorial that I found here: Inverted GPIO Touchscreen (Using 99-calibration.conf) What ...
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WaveShare 7-inch Touch Screen driver for PINN / NOOBS

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, with 3 systems installed on it (Raspbian, recalboxOS, Android) using PINN. I have done the installation with a monitor, all of the systems work fine, the screen can display ...
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Possible to Power RPi 3 & Touchscreen with Old Intercom Wires?

So this question could be a dumb one, as I have little to no experience with electricity. Anyways, here it is: My current project is using the RPi Official Touchscreen (7 inches), along with a RPi3 ...
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Kuman 7 inch LCD screen not working

I'm new to all things pi and just got a Kuman 7" 800 480 LCD screen. I tested it on my laptop first (windows 8.1) and it looked great. Plugging it into the pi, not so great. The colours are all off, ...
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Some parts of Official 7" Touschscreen no longer registering touch

My Touschscreen has been working fine for over a year, but since a couple of days ago some parts of the screen stopped registering touch. It started with a region in the top left, a day later the ...
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22inch touchscreen slow mouse response

I have 6 identical set-ups with a raspberry pi's (PI 3), and each of them has a 22 inch Dell touchscreen (HDMI / USB). The raspberry pi's are running latest stable Jessie with a kiosk browser (...
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The Python Games that come with NOOBS extend off screen

Most (all?) Python games that come with NOOBS (Pentamino, GemGem etc) extend off the bottom of my Raspberry Pi 7-inch touch screen. I can successfully play some of them by right clicking the TLH ...
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Cursor doesn't respond to touch in pyqt5 program

I am very new to both programming in python and touch interface stuff on the Pi. I have run into an issue I can't seem to resolve by googling: I have a Sainsmart 7" touch screen that works perfectly ...
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Adafruit 7-in touchscreen startup troubles

I recently bought a 7-inch touchscreen, from Adafruit, for my RPi3. I downloaded the latest disk image for Raspbian, did all the updates per the startup instructions: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
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Is there a way to disable the touchscreen functionality on the official 7" display that does not also disable all display control functionality?

I have disabled the touchscreen on my official 7" display by adding the below line to my /boot/config.txt # disable the touchscreen disable_touchscreen=1 While this works, it also eliminates ...
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Onscreen keyboard to use when logging in

I purchased a small touchscreen for my raspberry pi (running Raspbian), but I also require a login to the user pi (encrypted home directory). How do I set up an onscreen keyboard so that I can log in ...
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Can I enable a HDMI auto detect to substitute a GPIO screen

Ok so I am running raspbian jessie pixel on a pi 3 b and I have installed adafruits 3.5' piTFT and it uses the GPIO pins and I would like to know if I can cause it to auto detect HDMI on boot and oly ...
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secure a raspberry pi so it can only run one application

Given that only a touch screen is accessible, how can I lock down a raspberry pi so that only one application (a calculator program) will run?