Support for Left handers

Ortwin Regel ortwin at
Sat Jul 14 23:46:43 CEST 2007

Shouldn't the spinner thing replace scrollbars, though? What else would it
be for?

On 7/14/07, Mark <markitect at> wrote:
> Adding left hand support shouldn't be too hard.  We would just add a
> config option that is read by the ui library and then everyone that
> uses the standard ui library would automatically have a left handed
> application.  So the main question is what all do you want moved(I am
> right handed)?
> The scroll bar is the obvious one, would you like the spinner thing
> and the button on the bottom switch as well.  (seems like that would
> be the best way to keep the scroll seperate).  Also what about the top
> and bottom status bars and such.  I think someone should edit some of
> the screen shots to how they would like a lefty screen to look and
> post it somewhere in the wiki for discussion.
> On 7/14/07, Edwin Lock <edwinlock at> wrote:
> > I am left-handed too. And I noticed on my nokia 770 a lot of
> > interaction is needed on the right side, not only the scrollbar but
> > also the exit button etc. Maybe there would be a way to just turn the
> > window around, left side to the right, and vice versa? Should be a
> > pretty basic thing to implement, in the framework? Would be very great
> > because that may also be another marketing point, openmoko being
> > adjusted to left-handers :)
> >
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