Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#11673 assigned enhancement

Add mouse-down-filter-while-typing to Touchpad prefs (easy)

Reported by: humdinger Owned by: waddlesplash
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Preferences/Touchpad Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

This is hrev48584.

For BeOS, there's been an input_server filter that prevented you from accidentally creating mouse clicks on the touchpad while typing. I contacted the author, Shamyl Zakariya, who agreed to release the (tiny piece of) code for us. The archive is attached to this ticket.

I propose to integrate this setting in the Touchpad preferences. I'm not sure the setting has to be adjustable even, at least here the 300ms worked well enough. So, a checkbox should suffice, but if people complain, a slider would be OK too...

Attachments (1)

TouchpadInputServerFilter.zip (12.4 KB) - added by humdinger 4 years ago.
original TouchpadInputServerFilter

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Change History (3)

Changed 4 years ago by humdinger

original TouchpadInputServerFilter

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by waddlesplash

Owner: changed from czeidler to waddlesplash
Status: newassigned

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by humdinger

Now hosted at HaikuArchive as PadBlocker. Also available as package in HaikuDepot. Still, would be nice to see integrated into the system with a slider in the Touchpad prefs.

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