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Re: Unity Scrollbars with a touch screen are very hard to use.


This is what gestures are for. Scrollbars are there primarily for notifying
you of the length of a document and where you are in it. For touch screens,
you have a scroll gesture (a flick or two finger drag to move content); for
desktop interfaces (which Unity is designed for) you have a scroll wheel on
mouses, two finger drag on touch pads, and the handle for if you just have
an absolutely basic mouse from ages ago.

Ubuntu is not a touch OS. That, to me, seems like an edge case especially.

Thanks for reading!

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 6:44 AM, Chris Woollard <cwoollard@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have been testing 12.04 with a touch screen kiosk display and I have
> noticed that scroll bars in unity are extremely difficult to use as the
> point that you need to grab is very small, and is fingers are not
> particularly accurate.
> Is there anything that can be done about this?
> thanks
> chris
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