Swipe gestures on a mobile scroller

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Nov 19 14:38:40 EST 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:

Anyone have a workaround?

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

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