State indicators

This section describes the states of the mode and docking indicators.

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Behavior and guidance

The states of the two indicators available (mode and docking) play an important role in determining the user experience around touch keyboard and screen auto-rotation.

Docking versus laptop slate conversion

This topic describes the distinctions for indicators between laptop slate conversion and docking actions.

Implementation requirements for various form factors

This topic describes implementation requirements for various form factors.

Considerations for convertibles

This topic discusses timing and performance considerations for convertibles.

See also Indicator implementation.

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