Monday, August 31, 2015

6 Only-for-iPad Gestures

Ben Patterson:

All well and good, but there’s another (and arguably easier) way to the multitasking screen for iPad users: just swipe up with four or five fingers.


If you want to switch apps without dealing with iOS’s multitasking screen, try this: Using four or five fingers, swipe from left to right or right to left.


If you turn your iPad so it’s in “portrait” orientation, however, the inbox pane will disappear, leaving only your currently open message. To see the inbox again, you’ll have to tap the inbox arrow in the top-left corner of the page…

…or, just do this: Make a short swipe gesture from left to right within the body of a message.

Alas, it looks like swipe selection on the keyboard is going to be another iPad-only gesture.

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