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« Reply #1 on: Jul 15th, 2017, 11:15pm »

on Feb 17th, 2017, 11:44am, Richard Russell wrote:
I had not anticipated that there would be anybody so 'out of touch' (!) that they wouldn't even think to try a long-press (touch-and-hold) gesture, since that is an almost universal way of opening a context menu on a touchscreen (it's the direct equivalent of a right-click in Windows).

Being a new tablet user, and having never used a touch-screen device ever before and being a committed keyboard jockey, I too was stumped by many operations (how do I open the keyboard? How do I close it so I can see the display again? where's the File menu? Where's the Menu menu? etc) but then I suddenly remembed encountering a Mac with a single-button mouse 30 years ago and thought: how did I do something other that 'select' with only one button? Ah, hold it down. Bingo!
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« Reply #2 on: Jul 16th, 2017, 02:20am »

on Jul 15th, 2017, 11:15pm, jgharston wrote:
Being a new tablet user, and having never used a touch-screen device ever before and being a committed keyboard jockey, I too was stumped by many operations

You can find some of the answers here. If there are other aspects of the 'Touch IDE' that you think could usefully be added to that page let me know.

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