Re: Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?

Subject: Re: Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2014 10:10:20 -0800

Windows shouldn't care whether the cursor is being moved by a
touchscreen, touchpad, or mouse. If hovering over a link activates it,
you should be able to disable that somewhere and get standard popup
behavior.

On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com> wrote:
> There's nothing to detect the position of your finger unless you're touching
> the screen and if your finger is touching the screen when you stop on a link
> it'll actuate the link. Rollovers (as far as I understand the term) are
> hover-sensitive. When the mouse cursor is paused over them, something
> happens. Like tooltips or info text on some web page forms.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Mike
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>
> On 11/3/2014 7:44 PM, Janoff, Steven wrote:
>>
>> It already is a touch screen.
>>
>> Why no rollover displays on a touch screen? There are links.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Steve
>>
>>
>> On Monday, November 03, 2014 5:35 PM, Mike Starr wrote:
>>
>> Don't know how to accomplish what you're after but what are the odds that
>> the device interface could be moved to a touch screen in the future. Ain't
>> no rollover displays with a touch screen (one reason I really am not
>> thrilled with touch screens... I've come to rely quite a bit on tooltips
>> popping up and link destinations being displayed in the status bar on
>> hover).
>>

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Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?: From: Janoff, Steven
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Re: Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?: From: Janoff, Steven
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RE: Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?: From: Janoff, Steven
Re: Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?: From: Mike Starr

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