If you could customize a gesture for a right diagonal swipe from either the home-screen or any application, what would you have the said gesture do?
(Entirely out of curiosity!)
I would probably use it as a Universal Search, like on the OS 6 devices and above; for quicker access to Apps (and App World Search), Search Engines, E-mails, contacts, tasks & appointments when OS 2.0 finally launches!
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- 02-14-2012, 10:08 AM #2
BB 950, BB 6280, BB 7290, BB 8800, BB 9000, BB 9800, BB 9810, Galaxy Note II
PlayBook 64GBGoogle Nexus 10
BlackBerry user since 2001 . . . until 2013
- 02-14-2012, 10:27 AM #4
Airplane mode + standby
- 02-14-2012, 10:27 AM #5
I was thinking the same thing peter. Convenience swipe.
- 02-14-2012, 10:58 AM #10
I've heard someone say that RIM was saving that swipe for the "phone" application in BB10.
That would eliminate the need for a dedicated phone button, thus keeping with the PlayBook aesthetic of having no face buttons. Just a clean sheet of glass.
- 02-14-2012, 01:30 PM #17
kennyliu, he means the bottom-right corner swipe. I was confused for a while too...
- 02-14-2012, 01:36 PM #18
Maybe double the options, with fast and slow gestures - like single and double clicks/taps in various UIs.
Fast diagonal swipe from lower left = keyboard, slow swipe = F2's cursor keypad : stackable - with keyboard open - slow swipe to open cursor keypad on top of keyboard for cursor control, then a slow swipe to close and return to keyboard. And vice versa
Similar dual speed use on other swipes . . . maybe customizable.
- 02-14-2012, 01:37 PM #19
This is it! The user customized swipe. I don't know what I would put there but hope this is either already coming or someone from RIM reads this! Can't believe I didn't think of this already, moreover I can't believe RIM didn't. Fantastic, RIM make it happen
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- 02-14-2012, 01:44 PM #21
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- 02-14-2012, 01:48 PM #22
Don't get me started on swipe gestures. ever since I got this Playbook (few days ago) i'm trying to quit an app by swiping from bottom to top... on my iPhone... So simple it drives me crazy!!!
But then yeh i too would choose to go to the stand by mode. Foro some reason I did notice that this was missing yesterdayUsing a BlackBerry Q10 & a PlayBook 16 GB
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- 02-14-2012, 02:16 PM #25
Regarding swipe speed, I was thinking it would be in settings much the same way double-click speed is in Windows settings, or in BBOS6 (my Torch 9800) the Touchscreen Sensitivity settings (Tap Interval and Hover Period) and the Trackpad Sensitivity settings (Horizontal and Vertical) : instead of numeric values, though, a mini-session to teach the device "my" definitions of fast swipe/slow swipe, then save and exit.