Is there any way to do a "long click" with synaptics?

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Wed Dec 22 16:30:51 PST 2010

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 11:18:24AM +1100, Jarrad W. wrote:
> On 23/12/10 11:08, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> >
> >double tap and drag is what I was hinting at. checking with xev, that yields
> >the right sequence of events (press, then release later)
> >
> >Cheers,
> >   Peter
> This only works if there is motion as well - and this is then
> interpreted as a drag by most input systems. There doesn't seem to
> be any way to simply delay synaptics' ButtonRelease event without
> giving motion events as well.

yeah, but tbh I'm having a hard time holding my finger still enough that
tap-and-drag _doesn't_ activate. either way, that's the only feature we have
in the driver atm for this kind of usecase.


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