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Do you touch your screen/monitor, the glass part? Maybe with your finger when pointing something out? I'm not talking about smart phones or tablets add that is expected. Some people do, but I do not. It almost drives me crazy.
Displays can be wrecked due to this. Maybe the screen isscratched or just gets dirty. A decent display can easily cost a couple of hundred dollars or more.
There is a reason for line and column numbers, and your can use that when talking about code.

Maybe I'm alone with this view this is just one of my personality traits?
 
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Me touching my screen... ok

Someone else touching my screen... you wanna lose that finger?
 
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Tim Cooke wrote:. . . ... you wanna lose that finger?

No, that is where somebody tries to eat one of my chips.

I presume you are allowed to touch a laptop with a touch‑screen?
 
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I don't touch computer or laptop monitors intentionally, but when I want to point something out to a colleague I sometimes misjudge the distance and accidentally bump into the screen. I apologize and continue with whatever we were doing.
 
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If I touch it, I do it with nail, so with the hand turned 180 degrees. I do this to not let annoying fingerprints stick to the screen. If you have a black background, you can really see them.
 
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I'm glad to see hat I'm not alone with my views on this matter.

Campbell Ritchie wrote:I presume you are allowed to touch a laptop with a touch‑screen?


Yes Campbell, a touch interface would be allowed however I suspect that many of us use non touch interfaces most of the time unless you are talking about smart phones and tablets.
 
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+1 here. I can't see dirty screens obviously at work if happens  accidentally np
 
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