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Small touchscreens & big fingers

Postby NotNorthAnymore » Jul 9th, 2015, 5:21 pm

Was wondering if others were having the same problems that I am with getting around in the forums?

On my tablet or phone - when I am picking a discussion to go to or a subject inside a discussion, about 7 times out of 10 rather than going into the subject it picks the name below the subject / or the moderator for the subject.

(I will do a screen capture and diagram later on my PC since it is a real pain to do on a tablet or phone.)

Is it just my chubby (fat) fingers or would it be easier to get around if the pick box for entering discussions was modified/ made larger?

Your comments/ ideas would be appreciated.

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Re: Small Touchscreens & Big fingers

Postby GordonH » Jul 9th, 2015, 5:32 pm

Could look into stylus pen
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Re: Small Touchscreens & Big fingers

Postby LoneWolf_53 » Jul 9th, 2015, 5:42 pm

Happens to me all the time.

I don't go on using the phone much but if I need to I expand the page, click on what I want, then shrink it back down a bit again.
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Re: Small touchscreens & big fingers

Postby NotNorthAnymore » Jul 14th, 2015, 12:36 pm

So here is what I mean about had to enter a forum or topic when using a touchscreen with even moderate sized fingers.
If the box area could be made larger I think (IMO) the entire forum would be a lot more user friendly.
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Re: Small touchscreens & big fingers

Postby Jo » Jul 14th, 2015, 1:24 pm

Try zooming in, I find that it helps (I have the same thing happen when trying to click on 'last post' - half the time I get the member's name instead, lol.
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Re: Small touchscreens & big fingers

Postby Captain Awesome » Jul 14th, 2015, 1:55 pm

Zooming in does help. Stylus is too easy to lose :(

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