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What is the best equivalent of "select" or "click" on mouse-computer systems for screentouch devices out of touch, select, or tap?

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    What do you mean by select?
    – Rob
    Oct 27, 2014 at 9:49
  • I guess you're asking for terminology to use for a descriptive text? Oct 27, 2014 at 10:09
  • to use for toggling an option. And by "equivalent of click or select on computer", I think I make myself completely clear.
    – Abhimanyu
    Oct 30, 2014 at 1:11

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Tap.

It does depend on the context, but if you're describing to a user what to do, the physical action is to tap. Selecting is not an action, it's a function. Touching is technically an action, but in the case of "Tap/Touch the button", tap is more appropriate, though both are perfectly understandable.

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