05-12-2011 10:57 PM
05-13-2011 01:01 AM
It would be an interesting idea; swipe up/down on side bezels and left/right on top/bottom bezels. The problem I see is, though the bezel is large enough that it could be possible, its possible to trigger a system event if too "casual" and that could get annoying.
Also what about the future? It's been said that the "Tablet OS" would eventually go to smartphones. A menu button would replace the swipe down but if you add the other gestures then what? I could see using it but only for a few cases such as scrolling though windows.
05-13-2011 01:40 AM
05-13-2011 01:46 AM
I posted that a few months ago:
Responses were mixed, but mainly - I think - because some people didn't understand/read it properly.
05-13-2011 11:50 AM
@webbsites - sorry I missed that - I did search first.
It's just food for thought -- there would be details that would need to be addressed - but my thinking is that it's an otherwise unused gesture that could be used.
05-13-2011 05:19 PM
05-13-2011 10:45 PM
Maybe this isn't the best place to post this, but here goes anyway.If the PlayBook bezel is really fully touch sensitive, why not have gestures like swipes up/down on the side bezels or left/right on the top and bottom bezels be gestures that the apps can use, particularly for scrolling.While swiping to scroll in the browser I sometimes inadvertently click a link or do something else I don't mean to do since I'm swiping right over them.If I was scrolling down on the bezel, this would avoid this.Devs - any thoughts on this?
You can kinda do that now. If you start on the screen and move to the bezel you can scroll in the bezel if you don't move to far in to the bezel.