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Default Gesture Control (root)

I'm developing application that allows you to control tablet with gestures. Root access is needed. Currently it allows to execute following gestures: Back, Home, Show/Hide status bar
Try it out and let me know what you think. What other features or actions would be helpful?

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This sounds quite awesome. Does this potentially work on all HC tablets, or just the A100 and A500?
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This does not work properly. It always says "Root failed" even when I grant it Superuser permissions. The only fully working feature is the "hide status bar" option. This app still seems to have potential though.
 
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This sounds quite awesome. Does this potentially work on all HC tablets, or just the A100 and A500?
Potentially it works on all tablets, I just need a little bit of information. It even works on my SGS2 phone when I build it with decreased SDK requirements.

Could anyone test version (updated) from first post and send me logcat?
 
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Could anyone test version (updated) from first post and send me logcat?
Tested - It still does not work properly. Logcat attached.
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Thanks, that explains the problem. I don't recognize multitouch properly on this device. Could you execute
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su -c "getevent"

or from adb that would be
adb shell su -c "getevent"

make a few multitouch and send me output.
 
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Added single touch option. Multitouch gestures not supported on this device at the moment.
Can anyone confirm that singletouch gestures are working on A100?
 
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Added single touch option. Multitouch gestures not supported on this device at the moment.
Can anyone confirm that singletouch gestures are working on A100?
I'll give it a try .

EDIT: Single touch gestures work perfectly .

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What other features or actions would be helpful?
You could add a gesture to disable the backlight (turn off screen). You could also add gestures to open certain apps (like browser, etc.) and possibly make them configurable.
 
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I'll give it a try .
EDIT: Single touch gestures work perfectly .
Good. Still need to investigate where multi touch disappeared.

Could you execute
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su -c "getevent"

or from adb that would be
adb shell su -c "getevent"

make a few multitouch and send me output.
 
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Default New version

1.2.1
- Added check for USB Debugging

Still want to need information in order to fix multitouch. See post above.

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