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That pinchy thing

Postby ferri » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:09 pm

I don't even know how to google this so I'm asking you guys. What the heck do you call that pinchy thing you do on the screen make things bigger or smaller? You know? Like on a phone? There has to be a name for it.
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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby kelownman » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:25 pm

gestures?
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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby Bsuds » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:35 pm

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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby GordonH » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:37 pm


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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby ferri » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:38 pm

AH HA! So it doesn't have a name. That pinchy thing it is then. :) Thanks!
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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby ferri » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:39 pm

GordonH wrote:https://techterms.com/definition/tablet


Yeah. If I tell someone to gesture their screen... :crazy:
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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby GordonH » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:42 pm


ferri wrote:Yeah. If I tell someone to gesture their screen... :crazy:


Single finger salute comes to mind. :laugh:

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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby ferri » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:43 pm

Exactly. I can just see it now. "THAT DOESN'T WORK!"
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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby Bsuds » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:43 pm

ferri wrote:Yeah. If I tell someone to gesture their screen... :crazy:


I gesture the screen quite frequently, but I only use 1 finger. (usually at Castanet posters.) :up: (not that one)

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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby ferri » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:52 pm

I guess I'll just stick with my big long description. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby Old Techie » Sep 8th, 2017, 4:22 pm

I'd call it pinch zoom if anything.
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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby Jlabute » Sep 8th, 2017, 4:31 pm

Pinch is what it is called.

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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby ferri » Sep 9th, 2017, 10:04 am

HA! I'm not as dumb as I thought then! Thanks! :D
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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby Bsuds » Sep 9th, 2017, 12:24 pm

ferri wrote:HA! I'm not as dumb as I thought then! Thanks! :D


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Re: That pinchy thing

Postby Jlabute » Sep 9th, 2017, 12:29 pm

I'm glad you didn't call dumb a feeling, lol.
I recall one time a co-worker told me they felt dumb, and I told them that dumb is not a feeling.
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