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Turn HTC logo into a capacitive button

17th March 2013, 08:11 AM |#1  
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I don't have the One yet and never seen it in real live but I was wonder whether it would be possible to turn the HTC logo into a menu button? On the One X the entire glass display is touch sensitive even the parts where there is no LCD
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17th March 2013, 08:25 AM |#2  
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17th March 2013, 08:30 AM |#3  
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The logo definitely is in an area with touch sensing, but I don't claim to know whether or not the area can be defined as a button.
17th March 2013, 08:33 AM |#4  
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Re: Turn HTC logo into a capacitive button
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Quite possible since the whole touch screen extends to where the capacitive buttons are, you can test this by going to a webpage and draging your finger down to the logo and see if it keeps scrolling

If it does then its very likely that someone could turn the logo into a button


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17th March 2013, 09:49 AM |#5  
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It doesn't keep scrolling if you drop off the screen onto the buttons or the logo.
17th March 2013, 10:03 AM |#6  
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It doesn't keep scrolling if you drop off the screen onto the buttons or the logo.

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17th March 2013, 10:26 AM |#7  
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Check it out with adb get event.
That way we would know it for sure if it triggers an event when being touched.

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17th March 2013, 10:40 AM |#8  
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im new to android so dont know what that is. But in developer options i enabled Show Touches and Pointer Location and they both show nothing happens when touching or dragging to that point.
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17th March 2013, 10:43 AM |#9  
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im knew to android so dont know what that is. But in devoloper options i enabled Show Touches and Pointer Location and they both show nothing happens when touching or dragging to that point.

That won't work as it can't show any touch on the logo as it's not a display.
Adb get event command is the best way to check it out.
Someone should do it

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17th March 2013, 10:56 AM |#10  
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The buttons are part of the digitizer, so its possible to map any point to a button, it has nothing to do with browser scrolling (it ends where the display ends)

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