Liquid UI - WS Reference Library

6.5 Gestures


You can use specific gestures to perform certain actions in Liquid UI. The available gestures are as follows.

  • Single Tap
  • Double tap
  • Long press
  • Slide

Single Tap

You can perform single tap in Liquid UI for Android to perform following actions:

  • The user can perform search (F4) process on any inputfield with a single tap on the field
  • The user can input a field value through SCAN option with just a single tap on the inputfield.

The following figure demonstrates the example for single tap. Click on any inputfield and you will get the below options:

 

Double Tap

You can double-tap in Liquid UI for Android to perform Zooming.

  • When the cursor is not in a screen control, doing a double-tap on the screen will result in changing the zoom setting. The first time you double-tap, the screen will zoom in.
  • If you double-tap for a second time, the screen will return to its original zoom setting.

Long Press

  • You can do a long press in Liquid UI for Android to open Context Menu. When the cursor is located in blank space, doing a long press on the screen will result in bringing up the context menu as shown below:
     
     
  • When you long press on any inputfield, you will get F4, SCAN, and GPS options.
     
    • F4: Select F4 option to search for an available entry for the corresponding inputfield. 
    • SCAN: Select SCAN option to enter the input by scanning a barcode. 
    • GPS: Select GPS option to track and enter latitude and longitude values of your location.

Sliding

You can do a slide in Liquid UI for Android to perform following actions:

  • Slide on toolbar menu to view all the items.
  • Slide on the tabstrip to view the available tabs.
  • Slide with single finger on tables to scroll the columns.