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Touch panels are not calibrated for my fingers. Maybe the skin on my fingertips is to dry, or too oily, or too warm, or too cold, or too conductive, or too isolating, or ...

Whatever the reason: I never can make a touch control panel work on the first try. I have to tap at least two or three times to get any response at all. Some of them are extremely sensitive on your speed as well: Our office coffee machine is one of the few that takes my tapping at the second try - it changes the icon when it reacts. But if I give it a brief tap, it says "Oh, so you just touched me by accident. Then I'll go back to square one". So I try again, pressing a little longer, and it says "I see that you keep pressing, so I assume that you changed your mind and want to cancel it". The tapping must be exactly the right duration (or at least within very narrow margins) to work.

None of my coworkers have problems similar to mine. They stand around watching me try again and again. Maybe on the fourth try I succeed in getting some respones, plus tapping with the right duration.

Texting on my smartphone simply doesn't work, so I bought myself a Bluetooth keyboard - that works well. My baking oven is not that sensitive to the duration of the tap, but it isn't very sensitive at all - I may be tapping five of six times for it to respond.

I don't mind Up/Down pushbutton pairs replacing a dial. My portable radio has a single dial, used for scrolling up and down in various menus; that is fine with me. I am not bothered by digital controls. But I hate touch panels!
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