Re: How to indicate a touch on a touch screen

Subject: Re: How to indicate a touch on a touch screen
From: Wade Courtney <wade -dot- courtney -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 09:00:16 -0700

Apple stole the standard from Palm.

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 8:56 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:
> Don't re-invent the wheel. The iPhone is the de-facto standard for
> touchscreen UI. Copy it.
>
> Android has a small white frame around thumbnails that turns yellow
> when selected. Touch an image and the frame changes color; stop
> touching and the color doesn't change (i.e. the image is still
> selected); touch for longer than a second and you get a pop-up context
> menu, similar to right-click in Windows.
>
> You might also check out Windows 7:
> http://cnettv.cnet.com/touch-screen-features-windows-7/9742-1_53-50074521.html
>
> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Jan Axelson <jan -at- lvr -dot- com> wrote:
>> I'm working on the design of a touch screen that will show several
>> images (photos), about 1 in. x 1 in. each. Touching an image
>> initiates an action on the device. It's not a commercial product but
>> an example to demonstrate touch-screen programming.
>>
>> Any recommendations for how to indicate visually that a device has
>> detected a touch? For example, I could briefly fade the image or
>> change the color or width of the image's border. (I don't want to use
>> raised/depressed button images.)
>>
>> Suggestions or references to sources welcome.
>>
>> Jan (long-time lurker and very occasional poster)
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How to indicate a touch on a touch screen: From: Jan Axelson
Re: How to indicate a touch on a touch screen: From: Robert Lauriston

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