Lightroom: Why, in 2016, is it horrible on touch devices?

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I switched back to Windows and one of my primary devices is the Surface Pro.  Absolute beautiful device. It's portable, powerful, stable, and a pleasure to look at every day.  The OS blends mouse & keyboard with the ability to use touch throughout.  So, it becomes very frustrating when I try to use Lightroom CC and there are so many tiny elements in the UI.  What should be a natural workflow of touching the screen, becomes a futile and forces me back the mouse.   Are there plans to make Lightroom more touch friendly?
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Have you tried enabling the Touch icon to enable the Touch Interface for support on touch-enabled Windows 10 computers?
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Stephen Shankland

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I'm not clear on how to "enable the Touch icon"? Does it magically appear if you detach Surface Pro keyboard?

I'd like to see touch improvements for when you have a keyboard attached. I have two Windows touchscreen laptops (Surface Pro 4 and HP Spectre x360) and both have subpar trackpads that steer me to poking the screen. But I don't want to drop the keyboard. The tap targets for editing controls and other UI elements are generally just too small for fingertips, though.