Last updated: Dec 13, 2019 12:26
by Nato Vasilevski
When manually testing it occurs occasionally to long press (also known as tap and hold) so you can open different menus or interact in a different way. Some customers find it somehow challenging. If you also have difficulties with this, this article is for you
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To perform a Long press:
Position the mouse on the desired location
Hold the CTRL key (CMD key on Mac workstation)
Click with your left mouse button and hold for a second or longer
- Holding for shorter time period won’t provide the needed time for the system to realize you are doing a long press.
- During the press you will see the red dot beaming as if you are doing a single click – don’t release the CTRL/CMD key yet.
- During the action you can see a green arrow in the upper left corner – this arrow will be there as soon as the red dot beams, which might be too soon for you.
- The best way to know when you can release the buttons is to measure 2 Mississippis.
- Release both the key and the mouse button
- Observe the result and go back and repeat if needed
If you face difficulties with the explanation above, please check the video below:
You will get used to it very fast.