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Change what a tablet button does

Change what a tablet button does
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You can customize the actions of the tablet buttons on some Tablet PCs. Most tablet buttons can perform primary and secondary actions. Press the button once quickly to perform the primary action. Or, press and hold the button to perform the secondary action.
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