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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-09-2013
My Device: BlackBerry Z10
My Carrier: Telenor

MapView and onTouch not working in 10.2

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I have a simple MapView from which I need information when the user has started to pan the map and when the map was released. Prior to 10.2 i used the onTouch signal to get the event but it's no longer working for me in 10.2 and I can't for the life of me understand why that is. The release notes for 10.2 have been of no help. 


Example of what I'm trying to accomplish:


MapView {
   onTouch: {
      if (event.isDown() || event.touchType == TouchType.Down) {
         // Started panning
      } else if (event.isUp() || event.touchType = TouchType.Cancel) {
         // Ended panning


Is there another way of getting these two events?




I might add that onTouchCapture, onTouchEnter and onTouchExit aren't working for me either.



Kind regards,





Posts: 13
Registered: ‎08-30-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Q10
My Carrier: O2

Re: MapView and onTouch not working in 10.2

If you set touchPropagationMode: TouchPropagationMode.PassThrough, then the events should pass through to the parent node where you can catch the touches:


Page {

Container {

    layout: DockLayout {


    MapView {

        touchPropagationMode: TouchPropagationMode.PassThrough

        horizontalAlignment: HorizontalAlignment.Fill

        verticalAlignment: VerticalAlignment.Fill


    onTouch: {

        if (event.isDown() || event.touchType == TouchType.Down) {

            console.log("panning started!");

        } else if (event.isUp() || event.touchType == TouchType.Cancel) {

            console.log("panning ended!");