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Re: onmouseover-touchscreen-pda

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 09:41:58 -0500 (EST)
To: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0201180940560.13487-100000@tux.w3.org>
I have used touchscreens where it was possible to mouse around because a
mouseclick was done by having a double click on the screen (If you think
about how the classic Macintosh desktop, which Windows copied, works, then
this is the same idea).



On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, jonathan chetwynd wrote:

  I'll be fascinated to have a pda with games pad, for the meantime has
  anyone experience of how onmouseover is emulated with a touchscreen?
  tabbing isn't really good enough, but might have to be.

  can one stroke the screen perhaps?


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