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Tue Jul 24 18:53:21 CEST 2007
On Tuesday 24 July 2007 17:11, Ortwin Regel wrote:
> And how do you scroll?
Could use a drag along the edge of the screen like the synaptics touchpad
driver does. Seems like this might be specific to a photo viewer though. It
would be better to have a consistent set of zooming and scrolling methods for
all apps, but providing an application-specific shortcut might sometimes be
> On 7/24/07, Giles Jones <giles.jones at zen.co.uk> wrote:
> > David Samblas Martinez <dsamblas at yahoo.es> wrote :
> > > An regardin "is multi touch really that awesome? " I
> > > think yes of course, but maybe not in a so little
> > > screen and surelly it is not worth the trouble of
> > > re-coding a lot of stuff to make it work.
> > It has its uses, the important thing is to design the interface of this
> > phone to be useable with thumbs. There's interface elements which are too
> > small at present. I also dislike the Start menu too (too much like
> > Windows Mobile).
> > Multitouch is fiddly on the move, you're reliant on being able to hold
> > the device and use two thumbs or hold in one hand then use two fingers of
> > the same hand.
> > Apple mainly use it for zooming photos. You can do similar with one
> > finger, hold your thumb down on the centre of the touch screen and slide
> > outwards to zoom in. Do the same but touch edge of screen and slide
> > finger to middle of screen to zoom out.
> > The above has the advantage of being possible one handed.
> > ---
> > G O Jones
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