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WinXP Tablet Edition Input Panel Shortcut

In windows XP tablet edition, there is the TIP (Tablet Input Panel).  Down on the task bar next to the start menu is a "shortcut" that allows you to show and hide the panel.  It does not appear to be a 'typical' shortcut in that you can not bring up the properties dialog and view the location or parameters that perform its function.  I'm trying to figure out how I could show/hide this panel from the command line for use in a bat file, but as of yet, have not been able to find much information about the TIP on the web.  It appears to be at least part of the tabtip.exe.  So, i'm thinking it could be invoked via that with some command line parameters, I just haven't been able to find them.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Mike
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JonveeCommented:
Not sure if this article will provide a further link to your required information:
"Using Input Panel in Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005":

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/tabletpc/expert/vanwest_newtip.mspx
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round_iAuthor Commented:
No, it does not appear as though that page has any information or links to information about command line parameters for tabtip.exe.

Thanks though,
Mike
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round_iAuthor Commented:
Ok, even through the microsoft expertzone community newsgroups I haven't been able to get an answer.  And, the way I'm currently doing things is working well enough without any command line parameters.

Thanks to all who pondered.

Mike
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JonveeCommented:
It's a pleasure.   Glad you've found an alternative method of working things out.

Jonvee
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JonveeCommented:
Mike  ..  as you appear to have answered the question yourself, you may wish to retrieve your points.   You could check this link under the heading "Closing Questions":
http://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hi70
Then, ask for a refund posting a 0 points question here, making a reference to your thread Q_21789237:
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