Swipe gestures on a mobile scroller

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Nov 19 20:38:40 CET 2016


On 11/19/16 2:18 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> I have a native mobile scroller handling the vertical scroll of a field.
> I want to add swipe gestures to change cards. When swiping, I get a
> mouseDown, sporadic mouseMoves (the logging might be interfering, not
> sure, but after a couple they stop) and no mouseUp at all.
>
> I tried using touchStart/touchMove/touchEnd instead and the result is
> the same. TouchStart always fires, touchMove is iffy, and touchEnd never
> happens.
>
> Without the end message I can't calculate the direction. Plain taps work
> fine with either set of messages, I do get mouseUp/touchEnd if it's a
> tap. It's only swipes that don't report.
>
> The scroller has its hScroll property set to false if that matters, as I
> don't want horizontal scrolling but I do want to track the touch direction.
>

The problem has apparently been around for quite some time:
<http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=12419>

Anyone have a workaround?

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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