Simulate Pinch Gestures and Events

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Select the AppBuilder client you are currently using for development.

IDE

In addition to testing simple touch events such as tap and drag, the device simulator lets you test pinch multi-touch events and gestures such as pinch-to-zoom.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that your preferred AppBuilder client is running and you are logged in.
  • Verify that you have opened the code for your app in AppBuilder.
  • Verify that your app is enabled for multi-touch gestures.
  • Verify that the simulator is running.

Procedure

In-Browser

In this version of the in-browser client, you cannot test multi-touch event in the device simulator.

Windows

  1. Place your cursor on the device screen where you want the multi-touch gesture to begin.
  2. Press and hold Shift.
    A second fixed circular cursor appears.
  3. Place the movable cursor where you want the remainder of the multi-touch gesture to occur and click.
  4. Drag the cursors apart to pinch in or together to pinch out.
  5. When the gesture is complete, release the mouse button.
  6. Release Shift.

Visual Studio

  1. Place your cursor on the device screen where you want the multi-touch gesture to begin.
  2. Press and hold Shift.
    A second fixed circular cursor appears.
  3. Place the movable cursor where you want the remainder of the multi-touch gesture to occur and click.
  4. Drag the cursors apart to pinch in or together to pinch out.
  5. When the gesture is complete, release the mouse button.
  6. Release Shift.

CLI

  1. Place your cursor on the device screen where you want the multi-touch gesture to begin.
  2. Press and hold Shift.
    A second fixed circular cursor appears.
  3. Place the movable cursor where you want the remainder of the multi-touch gesture to occur and click.
  4. Drag the cursors apart to pinch in or together to pinch out.
  5. When the gesture is complete, release the mouse button.
  6. Release Shift.

Next Steps

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