Finger vs. stylus based apps

Clare Johnstone claregj at
Sat Sep 8 03:48:55 CEST 2007

On 9/8/07, Shawn Rutledge <shawn.t.rutledge at> wrote:
> On 9/7/07, Richi Plana <myopenmoko at> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 23:46 +0100, Giles Jones wrote:
> > > Do your best to make them useable with fingers.
> >
> > So unless the screen edges don't raise on a bevel, those edges and
> > corners shouldn't be used in the UI.
> Actually I think edges and corners are still just as good, because you
> can find them easily with your fingers, without paying much attention.
>  But the targets which you need to hit with your finger, near the
> edge, need to be large enough.

And the fancy scrolling on the menu, the touch area in the right margin
was overlaid by  menu items, so that while trying to scroll it , games etc were
launched unintentionally. So the scroll area needs to be wide and
dedicated to the scroller.


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