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This publication describes techniques for suppression of unintentional touch inputs caused by moving content on a display of a computing device. Due to a time delay between the moment a user decides to provide a touch input (e.g., a tap, click, swipe, pinch) to the display and the moment the touch input is detected by the device, content may move, changing the local meaning of the touch input. For example, a user may accidentally click “delete” instead of “save” if the content moves during the time it takes the user to provide the touch input. To suppress unintentional touch inputs, an Input Manager may determine the local meaning at the location of the touch input when the input has been detected and determine approximately when the user intended to touch the display. If the local meaning has changed, the Input Manager instructs the device to ignore actions associated with the touch input. If the local meaning has not changed, then actions are performed as usual.

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