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Windows 11 includes a touch keyboard you can click/tap on to enter text. This can be handy if you have a PC with a touchscreen without a physical keyboard.

You can add a period after you double-tap the Spacebar in the touch keyboard.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off add a period after you double-tap the Spacebar on the touch keyboard for your account in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar using REG file


EXAMPLE: Touch Keyboard

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OPTION ONE

Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Personalization on the left side, and click/tap on Touch keyboard on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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3 Click/tap on Touch keyboard to expand it open. (see screenshot below step 4)

4 Check (on - default) or uncheck (off) Add a period after I double-tap the Spacebar for what you want. (see screenshot below)

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5 You can now close Settings if you like.





OPTION TWO

Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you want.


2 Turn On Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar

This is the default settings.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_on_add_period_after_double-tap_spacebar_for_touch_keyboard.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7]
"EnableDoubleTapSpace"=dword:00000001


3 Turn Off Touch Keyboard Add Period after Double-tap Spacebar

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_off_add_period_after_double-tap_spacebar_for_touch_keyboard.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7]
"EnableDoubleTapSpace"=dword:00000000


4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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