Bug #563


Double-tap (to toggle full screen browsing mode) also "registers" as single click.

Added by Jaime T about 2 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

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Hi. I'm trying out "Full screen browsing mode" but if I do the double-click over what happens to be a link, then both the full screen browsing mode toggles and the link is followed.

Is it possible for the double-click to not register as a single-click as well?

Many thanks for the fantastic browser, btw - it's much appreciated.

Kind regards, Jaime

Actions #1

Updated by Soren Stoutner about 2 years ago

  • Assignee set to Soren Stoutner

Thanks for catching this bug. I would imagine there is some way to make it ignore the single tap, because when full screen browsing mode is disabled, double tapping cause the WebView to zoom to the text width, and in that scenario the single tap is ignored.

Actions #2

Updated by Soren Stoutner about 2 years ago

  • Priority changed from 3.x to Next Release
Actions #3

Updated by Soren Stoutner almost 2 years ago

  • Priority changed from Next Release to 4.x

So, it turns out this is really complicated to control from outside of the WebView because of the way it handles ACTION_DOWN, single taps, and double taps. It might be possible to fix this in Privacy WebView, but it might also be too complex of a change to maintain in a rolling fork.

Actions #4

Updated by Jaime T almost 2 years ago

Ok, that makes sense. Do you think it might be easier just to have an alternative way to toggle full-screen browsing mode (rather than double-tap)? (The question, of course, is "What?")

Actions #5

Updated by Soren Stoutner almost 2 years ago

I am open to any other method of enabling and disabling full-screen browsing mode. It would be easy to add an entry to the navigation or options menu to start full-screen browsing mode, but if the app bar is hidden, it is hard to think of a method for exiting it.


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