1. SOFO888's Avatar
    Hello,

    I'm using a Passport and I'm looking for a gesture for the main menu button and for the options menu button.

    Is there something like this available for Android apps?

    Thank you.
    Best regards
    10-08-15 06:06 PM
  2. SOFO888's Avatar
    Is there no one, who has an idea?

    Is there any alternative (for example through an app)?

    Thank you.
    10-13-15 05:59 PM
  3. oldsoul123's Avatar
    I'm not quite sure what you are asking. BlackBerry 10 has no menus button per say. If you are in a BlackBerry app that has a menu in the action bar, it will be on the far right or left of the action bar at the bottom. There is also no home button. You swipe up and then tap the x at the bottom right corner of the Active frame to close the app. BlackBerry 10 is all gestures, there are no buttons. There is no way to get this functionality in an Android app to change the functionality of a BlackBerry device. If buttons are the UI you want, then what you want is not a BlackBerry.

    Rock'n the awesome Z30 STA100-5 on 10.3.2.2474
    10-13-15 07:46 PM
  4. SOFO888's Avatar
    Hello,

    Thank you for the quick reply. My problem is the following:
    I run the Android app Mapfactor Navigator for GPS navigation. The search function of the app does not have a button to cancel the search. It is only possible to cancel the search when I press the menu button (Android button with the 3 stripes). Unfortunately, I don't have this button. Therefore it would be great to at this button as a software button or through a gesture.

    Perhaps there is someone who has an answer to this.
    10-14-15 01:27 AM
  5. oldsoul123's Avatar
    There may be something on the action bar that comes up by default when you install any Android app, but if you have selected for the action bar to be hidden to get more screen real estate, then the function will also be hidden. You can either reactivate the action bar by swiping down from the top of the screen and tapping the icon, or use the default gesture for "back button" which is to swipe from the bottom right of the screen on about a 30 degree angle up toward the left side of the screen.

    Rock'n the awesome Z30 STA100-5 on 10.3.2.2474
    10-14-15 08:44 AM
  6. SOFO888's Avatar
    The action bar is activated.

    I see the back button, but I want to have the menu button, too.

    In earlierer releases of OS10 (I think it was 10.3) there was a button with 3 points as menu button. Is it possible to get that button back?
    10-14-15 02:00 PM
  7. oldsoul123's Avatar
    The action bar is activated.

    I see the back button, but I want to have the menu button, too.

    In earlierer releases of OS10 (I think it was 10.3) there was a button with 3 points as menu button. Is it possible to get that button back?
    It's not something that is a function of the OS. At least I don't think it is. Is it possible the app updated and it no longer has that?

    Rock'n the awesome Z30 STA100-5 on 10.3.2.2474
    10-14-15 03:07 PM
  8. SOFO888's Avatar
    I have the app now since I have the phone.
    I haven't seen the menu button at all in any of my Android apps with the current OS 10.3.2.
    10-14-15 03:16 PM
  9. Joshu42's Avatar
    In earlierer releases of OS10 (I think it was 10.3) there was a button with 3 points as menu button. Is it possible to get that button back?
    The 3 dots button is not for the Android app. The Overflow, as it's called, is part of BlackBerry app. The equivalent of the Menu button for Android app is to swipe up, as oldsoul123 told you.
    10-14-15 03:27 PM
  10. SOFO888's Avatar
    About swiping up: I know this function and I use it a lot and I love it.

    Perhaps this picture explains better what I mean:
    Android gestures for menu button?-android-buttons.jpg
    I'm looking for a gesture for the left button in the picture.
    10-14-15 04:08 PM
  11. Joshu42's Avatar
    I'm looking for a gesture for the left button in the picture.
    Right, it depends on the application. Many use the gesture "left-to-right", starting outside the bezel. But if the app follows the Android "guide book", there must be an area to click By the way, I assume you resized your app accordingly ? (Full size or Rectangular)
    10-14-15 07:51 PM
  12. anon(679606)'s Avatar
    Open the app & one finger swipe down from top edge &hchange the size of display & you may see the menu access...

    Posted via CB10
    10-14-15 08:19 PM
  13. SOFO888's Avatar
    I tried this already.

    As I still could not see the menu button I asked the devolper of the app. There is no menu button in the search function. Therefore it is necessary to have this button as hardware button or through the software of the Android runtime.
    10-15-15 09:40 AM
  14. Joshu42's Avatar
    As I still could not see the menu button I asked the devolper of the app. There is no menu button in the search function.
    So the developer didn't follow the Android UI guide book...
    10-15-15 11:05 AM
  15. SOFO888's Avatar
    So the developer didn't follow the Android UI guide book...
    Yes, I fully agree

    Therefore I'm asking if there is any alternative available
    10-15-15 12:23 PM
  16. Asvertus's Avatar
    How does it look?


    Android gestures for menu button?-img_20151015_185057.png

    or


    Android gestures for menu button?-img_20151015_185104.png

    Posted via my Z30 (10.3.2.2639)
    10-15-15 12:52 PM
  17. SOFO888's Avatar
    Like the second picture.

    Wie das zweite Bild.
    10-15-15 02:12 PM
  18. Asvertus's Avatar
    Like the second picture.

    Wie das zweite Bild.
    Then you can cancel the search by pressing the back "button" down left.

    Dann kannst du doch die Suche abbrechen, wenn du unten links den zurck "button" drckst.

    Posted via my Z30 (10.3.2.2639)
    10-15-15 03:36 PM
  19. SOFO888's Avatar
    But I have to hit the back button always twice. One time to get back of typing mode which closes the software keyboard and a second time to go back.

    For example if I am in the search function and already in the screen to chose the the street number I have to hit the back button 8 times. This takes a lot of time. I hoped to find a faster solution.
    10-15-15 04:59 PM
  20. oldsoul123's Avatar
    But I have to hit the back button always twice. One time to get back of typing mode which closes the software keyboard and a second time to go back.

    For example if I am in the search function and already in the screen to chose the the street number I have to hit the back button 8 times. This takes a lot of time. I hoped to find a faster solution.
    Master solution is, buy an Android phone.

    Rock'n the awesome Z30 STA100-5 on 10.3.2.2474
    10-15-15 07:15 PM
  21. SOFO888's Avatar
    Master solution is, buy an Android phone.

    Rock'n the awesome Z30 STA100-5 on 10.3.2.2474
    There are also Android phones without hardware buttons resulting in the same problem.

    I had an Android phone before an nowadays I can say: no thank you.

    I can live with this
    10-16-15 12:34 AM
  22. ZF_23's Avatar
    This???
    Android gestures for menu button?-img_20151016_132146_edit_edit_edit.png
    10-16-15 03:07 AM
  23. SOFO888's Avatar
    This???
    Click image for larger version. 

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    Yes, something like this inside the Android app
    10-16-15 11:39 AM

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