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    FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and take

    Hello, everyone.

    in this sentence"FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi-touch sensing capabilities and taken out patents on ways to translate various finger gestures, sue as pinches and wipes, into useful function.", I'm not so certain about" take out patents on ways", does it mean use patents?

    I'm very appreciative of your help.

    Jacob

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    Re: FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and

    "They had taken out patents" means they had applied for patents and acquired them for those particular inventions.

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    Re: FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and

    FingerWorks had... taken out patents means the company applied for and received patents.

    I think you meant such as where you wrote "sue as". The latter doesn't make sense.

    [Cross-posted with Tarheel.]
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    Re: FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and

    I think you might also mean "pinches and s​wipes", not "wipes".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and

    Quote Originally Posted by JacobNeverStops View Post
    Hello, everyone.

    in this sentence [space] "FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi-touch sensing capabilities and taken out patents on ways to translate various finger gestures, SUCH AS pinches and SWIPES, into useful functionS", I'm not so certain about" take out patents on ways", does it mean use patents?

    I'm very appreciative of your help.

    Jacob
    The phrase "take out patents" is the relevant phrase here.

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    Re: FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    "They had taken out patents" means they had applied for patents and acquired them for those particular inventions.
    got it, thank you sooo much!!

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    Re: FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    The phrase "take out patents" is the relevant phrase here.
    Thanks for your correction, i did have these typo.

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    Re: FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and

    Quote Originally Posted by JacobNeverStops View Post
    Got it. Thank you sooo so much!
    Quote Originally Posted by JacobNeverStops View Post
    Thanks for your correction. I accidentally did have made those typos.
    Note my corrections above. It's important to follow these rules of written English:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with one, appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".

    Please use standard English on the forum. The word "sooo" does not exist.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: FingerWorks had developed some tablets with multi0touch sensing capabilities and

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Note my corrections above. It's important to follow these rules of written English:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with one, appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".

    Please use standard English on the forum. The word "sooo" does not exist.
    I will take them to my heart. Many thanks.

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