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Widget selection (discrete selection)


Here the same user actions are considered as the ``clicking'' of a mouse. The terminology in pen computing is ``tapping''. A special problem of the pen on integrated LCD/digitizers is that the hand may cover parts of the screen. A distinction must be made between left-handed and right-handed users.

A problem in selecting text printed on the screen is the font size in E.2 type applications (Textual Data Input). The font size must be of about the same size as the user's handwriting or larger. Otherwise, serious text selection problems occur.

Esprit Project 8579/MIAMI (Schomaker et al., '95)
Thu May 18 16:00:17 MET DST 1995