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how do I get a touchscreen keyboard to pop up when someone enters a cursor in an input field?

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I have a touchscreen monitor with an online form displayed. I would like a touchscreen keyboard to pop up when someone touches inside the input field for writing their name. Does anyone know how to code for this on my webpage and of any good touchscreen keyboard software? Thanks.
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cpanel, "deleting system 32 would bring this option right up"....what does that mean?
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cpanel, "deleting system 32 would bring this option right up"....what does that mean?

Ignore that, deleting that file would destroy your windows computer.
Seems to be some kind of trolling:
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/delete-system32
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To clarify my question. I don't have access to the underlying code of the form page that is displayed. So affecting the page with PHP or javascript code to get this to work is a no go. Is there any way I can still trigger a windows based touchscreen keyboard to appear when somebody clicks in the input field of the form page?
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what is your brand and model of touchscreen monitor?
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could you use the same method hotels have those pop-up calendars that come up when you tap the date range?
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I suggest that you shall try Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Lite 4.3.

http://www.comfort-software.com/on-screen-keyboard.html

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Upgrade to Windows 7 as its touch screen support is much better and would do what you want.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Whats-new-for-computers-with-touchscreens
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