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[APP][UPDATE][02-09-2014][Honeycomb+] Slide Dial: dial from anywhere!

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5th July 2014, 08:59 AM   |  #1  
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Hello,
I haven't much experience in android developement and I started to develop this app for learning puroses mainly.
I didn't do any work on it the last months, but I'm using it a lot and I find it pretty useful. So I desided to share it with you. I hope you find it useful too.
The app is free without limitations. You can show your appreciation by give a donation though via the in app, donate button.

SlideDial is a floating dialer. This means that you can launch it from anywhere.
You just need to slide to the right from the device's lower left side area.

Main Futures:

- Direct access to Starred contacts via the list on the right
- Direct input phone numbers via the dialpad, or
paste a number previously copied to Clipboard from any app by tapping on display block.
- Access to phone's contacts and history.
- Search for contacts by number or letter

Support: Android 3.0 and above
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!New!

02/09/2014 version: 1.1
-Added first use guide
-Added icon mode option as trigger for the dialer
-Added three option to sort Starred Contacts list: By name, surname or most times contacted
-The search list on dialer is now alphabetic sorted
-Other small fixes


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Previous versions change log:
18/08/2014 version: 1.09
- Added light theme
- redesign of active spot settings UI
- some other UI changes and corrections


09/08/2014 Quick update version: 1.07
- Some Ui changes, mostly at the new context menu
- debug code for service
- clean code


07/08/2014 version: 1.06
- Added back button future on titlebar
- Added character indicators at digit buttons
- You can customize the size and position of trigger now
- Fix: dialer closes when a call performed
- Added a context menu at long click of input text block, with 3 actions: Send sms, add/edit contact, delete contact.
- Better support(hopefully) for xhdpi
- some UI corrections


20/07/2014 version: 1.05
-small UI changes
-added choise of 6 active points from where you can launch Slide Dial
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Nice App
Hi, I found your application very interesting, let me advise to create an interface using the concepts and colors Andoid L and Material Design, good work!
2nd August 2014, 12:30 AM   |  #5  
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Great, extremely useful app! Using this on my note 2. Thanks Dev!☺
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Great concept. I have a few requests/suggestions, I would like to be able to adjust the trigger width and sensitivity, I have fat fingers and it takes me 3-4 swipes to trigger the app. Also, I would like to see the letters and digits on the dial pad, in my case it would help to eliminate the guess work. Transparency levels and the ability to theme would make this app a hot item. Good work, this one is a keeper.

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Thanks for putting this up, it's something that I think would be very useful. I'll try it out and let you know what I think about it. I think I'm going to like it.
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Sorry, but not working, i tapped everywhere and slided everywhere, but no use, i rebooted my phone no use. Galaxy S3, KitKat.
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Not working on Galaxy s4 on Mahdi ROM. Doesn't start manually and doesn't start when set to 'Start Service on Boot'
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ninpo

Great concept. I have a few requests/suggestions, I would like to be able to adjust the trigger width and sensitivity, I have fat fingers and it takes me 3-4 swipes to trigger the app. Also, I would like to see the letters and digits on the dial pad, in my case it would help to eliminate the guess work. Transparency levels and the ability to theme would make this app a hot item. Good work, this one is a keeper.
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I think I can do something about the width, but maybe will interfere with other apps functions as homescreen sliding or onscreen keyboard.
About letters/digits, I'm thinking to put some indicators on buttons, or to put all letters in one list. The lists are already scrollable, so it' s a quite easy change. I don't know if is better this way though.
Themes is a nice addition, but I don't know how to do it. I haven't much experience in programming and there are a lot of things I don't know.

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Originally Posted by hugogrosso

Hi, I found your application very interesting, let me advise to create an interface using the concepts and colors Andoid L and Material Design, good work!

Thanks. I'm glad you fount it useful

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Originally Posted by admuerte

Sorry, but not working, i tapped everywhere and slided everywhere, but no use, i rebooted my phone no use. Galaxy S3, KitKat.

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Originally Posted by MJD

Not working on Galaxy s4 on Mahdi ROM. Doesn't start manually and doesn't start when set to 'Start Service on Boot'

In case you don't do it right: tap and hold on trigger position(default is bottom-left), when you fill the vibration move your finger.
Otherwise maybe there is some extra security function on these roms/devices which prevents the service from start. A logcat will be useful.
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