[lively-kernel] Right Click on mobile devices

Fabian Bornhofen fbornhofen at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 1 18:47:04 CET 2011

Hi -

glad to hear you're moving forward!
My feeling is also that a gesture might be too hard to discover. I'd
just give double tap or touch and hold a shot and then see which is
less likely to be triggered by accident. And, of course, which feels
better. We can still think of ways to lock morphs.


On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 3:13 AM, Benjamin Siegmund
<benjamin.siegmund at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> We are currently working on making lively ready for mobile devices. As lively makes excessive use of the right mouse button, we need a way to emulate it. We would like to hear your opinions on how to do it. Here are our thoughts so far:
> Double Tap:
> Double tap is fast and difficult to trigger accidentally. It can be confused with zooming in browser context, though.
> Touch and hold:
> Touch and hold is somehow known to mobile users, as it's used by different systems, but it can be triggered accidentally when dragging.
> Gestures:
> Not discoverable in any way, but probably not confusable with anything else.
> So what do you think?
> Your bachelor's team from the HPI
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