[BCAB] THOUGHTS PLEASE ON IPHONE CONTROLS

elspeth pearce elspeth_pearce at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Feb 5 20:31:30 GMT 2013


hi: i am a little clumsy handed, so i quite like the double tap to select an ap or item.  i think i would get in a muddle if there were too many techniques. 

----- Original Message -----
From: Barry Hill <barry.hill3 at sky.com>
To: "'Bcab Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2013 14.24
Subject: Re: [BCAB] THOUGHTS PLEASE ON IPHONE CONTROLS

>
>
> You can slide your finger all over the keyboard and number pad and it
> doesn't select the letter/number until you lift your finger, so I don't see
> why this couldn't be the same with the icons.  
> 
> Thinking about it, though, it might be a problem if, for example, your
> sliding down a list of text messages and simply want to just close the app.
> You take your finger off and it selects the message.  Next time you open
> that app, the message is open.  Could be confusing.
> 
> You might have it just to open apps, but then that starts a double
> technique.  
> Cheers
> 
> Barry
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Barry
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Roger
> Woolgrove
> Sent: 05 February 2013 12.40 PM
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> Subject: Re: [BCAB] THOUGHTS PLEASE ON IPHONE CONTROLS
> 
> Ian,
> 
> I would expect that sliding your finger across the facia, sliding onto and
> off of buttons would give the same results as lifting your finger.  Thus it
> might be impractical.  It should be able to modify the program to account
> for this behaviour so if they are already thinking about it, time and money
> would be the biggest reasons I can see, or not see as the case might be.
> 
> Roger
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
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> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 11.52 AM
> Subject: [BCAB] THOUGHTS PLEASE ON IPHONE CONTROLS
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> 
> > I've been wondering why it Apple hasn't introduced a feature whereby the 
> > controls, buttons and icons, can't be made to behave in the same way as do
> 
> > the keys when in touch typing mode.  In other words, why is it not 
> > possible to locate a control with your finger and activate it by just 
> > lifting the finger?  anyone have any views before I put that question to 
> > my Apple contact?
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