context sensitive menus
vasco.nevoa at sapo.pt
Mon Sep 8 00:41:43 CEST 2008
> Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>> Am Saturday 06 September 2008 03:01:33 schrieb Matt:
>>> On Windows Mobile (pocket pc), a long tap is like a right click; it
>>> invokes a context sensitive menu.
>>> If text is selected, there are options for copy/paste/cut.
>>> Are there plans for something similar for OM ?
>> We had this in OM2007.1, but lost it on the way.
>> I'm not sure how generally useful this feature is.
> I think having an easy, intuitive, constant way to copy/paste text on a
> device with no keyboard, will always be useful.
> Furthermore, I'd like to know that a long tap on a phone number will
> always offer to Call Number, SMS, Lookup Contact, Add to Contacts.
> A long tap on selected text should offer to Save Note, Send SMS, Send EMail.
> A long tap on text which includes a date/time should offer to add an
> event in the calendar too.
> A long tap on an address should offer to find it on a map.
> I'm sure there are many other instances where a long tap on 'something'
> should allow an action to be performed with it.
> People should chime in if they support it.
> At the moment, the FR is bearly able to compete with an old Palm Vx in
> terms of intuitiveness.
Yes, these are the things I miss the most after dumping my Windows
Mobile for OpenMoko.
We desperately need, at the very least, the copy-paste function. The
phone & message related functions are a must, and the location-related
functions are a very desirable (but still a novelty to design) feature.
> ~ Matt
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