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s-pen hover controls in Chrome

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By tmagritte, Senior Member on 20th May 2014, 04:35 PM
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Hi,

I've installed the unofficial CM11 ROM on my n8010 (transformed it into a n8013) which I much prefer over the stock ROM.

In Dolphin browser, I can hover the s-pen over a link and it treats it as a mouse cursor hover. This is very useful for sites where menus can only be activated through hovering and not by clicking.

In Chrome, this doesn't work.

I don't want to reinstall Stock ROM to check. Can someone tell me if Chrome fails to have hover control with s-pen in Stock ROM or if this is an issue with CM11 and Chrome?

If the latter, would a different kernel or AOSP based ROM work better with s-pen? Stability is my main requirement. I've taken to using Xposed on my phone for customization and would be happy to do the same with the tablet.

Thanks!
 
 
20th May 2014, 07:25 PM |#2  
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I have n8010 on stock jb rom. The s-pen hover works on chrome.
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Originally Posted by Xcalibur007

I have n8010 on stock jb rom. The s-pen hover works on chrome.

Interesting. I updated CM11 and tried chrome, chrome beta, aosp browser, dolphin and firefox.

s-pen hover doesn't work on: chrome, chrome beta, aosp browser
s-pen hover does work on: dolphin and firefox

I wonder why? Maybe I'll try a different ROM when I get a chance.

In general I prefer dolphin to chrome anyway, so it's not a huge loss. I do like the new Lastpass support for chrome, though.

Thanks.
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