Huh... didn't realize that!
Tue Dec 07, 2021 2:53am

Also didn't think about mouse actions besides "point & click". Yeah, tracking mouse movement alone, without any other interaction would be pretty difficult on a touch screen... I definitely use mouse & keyboard where possible.

My mom has this pen for her android tablet that she uses. I'm guessing it's similar? She doesn't like tapping either and finds the pen to be easier to use.

Never used MS SwiftKey before but haven't had too many issues with Swipe on Android messing up my autocomplete. Sometimes it's terrible, but others I'm amazed it figured out what I was trying to swipe at.

    • There's not much that doesn't have an SSL certificate - Puckdropper, Sun Dec 05 2021 4:20am
      There's even a secure way to access my website. It's a good thing, especially with as much snooping as goes on. A mouse-centric UI transfers horribly to a touch screen. There's no "point" it's just "click". If your UI (I'm looking at you, PrusaSlicer) uses keyboard+mouse combinations, it's imp... more
      • Huh... didn't realize that!- Erik_, Tue Dec 07 2021 2:53am
        • Some interfaces can adapt pretty easily... - Puckdropper, Wed Dec 08 2021 5:37am
          Like on Sketchup where they're tracking the mouse it doesn't have to do that to be effective. It just needs to give you a direction and let you go the opposite way (by entering a negative number) if you need to. Those Android pens can be nice, but they're just like a big finger. The Surface Pen... more
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