How to create a simple swipe, drag and drop, pinch, zoom, up to 10 fingers
Swipe is an action where your finger moves from one point to another point. Multiple fingers can do that at the same time.
Most touch screens support up to 10 fingers and that's also the amount that Macrorify supports.
Each point on the screen (3-1, 3-2, etc...) is called
Multiple points connect with each other (3-1 -> 3-2 -> 3-3) to form a
Swipe Path or one
Swipe Paths with the same starting number are part of the same
Swipe. In the example image above, swipe number 3 has two paths or 2 fingers while Swipe number 4 only has one
Swipe Point is the smallest entity, multiple
Swipe Points create a
Swipe Path, multiple
Swipe Paths can all be part of a complete
Tap the point to open the popup.
Hold to change how long to hold at that point.
Speed to control how fast to move from that point to the next.
There are 6 presets you can choose from: Very Slow, Slow, Normal, Fast, Very Fast, Flick.
Unlimited number of
Swipe Points can be added to create a complex path.
Hold an empty space of the
Swipe Path to bring up the context menu and select Add Point or Remove Point.
Up to 10
Swipe Paths can be added to a single
Hold an empty space of the
Swipe Path to bring up the context menu and select Add Finger
Hold an empty space of any
Swipe Path in that
Swipe to bring up the context menu and select Edit Swipe
Most parameters are the same as Click. You can control the repeat, delay, wait, randomize for the whole
Swipewith 1 path and 2 points. Set the
Holdtime of the first point to a high value (3000ms for example).
Swipewith 2 paths, each path has 2 points. Arrange the two paths to point toward each other.
Android Nougat using AccessibilityService has some swiping limitation.
For example, we make a simple swipe going from point 1 (p1) to point 2 (p2) to point 3 (p3).
We hold at p1 for 2000ms, p2 for 1000ms and p3 for 5000ms using the default speed. Imagine that in your head... good
Now, this is the documentation for StrokeDescription which is a class in AccessibilityService that describes a part of
Look at this constructor StrokeDescription(Path path, long startTime, long duration).
Ok, cool we can make a StrokeDescription for p1 to p2 (path is p1 to p2, startTime is 2000, duration = math) and that works perfectly.
Now, we need to go from p2 to p3 by continue this stroke. There's another constructor with continue parameter: StrokeDescription (Path path, long startTime, long duration, boolean willContinue) and the method to continue continueStroke (Path path, long startTime, long duration, boolean willContinue)
Great, let's plug that in ... "Added in API level 26" ... (Nougat - 24, 25 | Oreo - 26, 27) ... That's our limitation. In Nougat we cannot continue a stroke (p2 to p3) so we cannot set the startTime (hold Time) for the second stroke.
That means in Nougat, we CANNOT hold from the 2nd point onwards. There can only be 1 stroke so the swipe will just burst through all points without stopping.
This is quite of a big problem in game that need to move a character because that gesture is swipe then hold.
If you're on Nougat and need to swipe and hold then you to install the Native Service. Check Native Service topic for more information.
var path = [SwipePoint(Point(220, 710), 0, 20), SwipePoint(Point(454, 712), 0, 10)] swipe(path, SParam.repeat(3).delay(0).waitNext(100).random(0))
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