Questions tagged [touch]

An input method used in games; this generally refers to the input used by mobile phones and tablet-type computers.

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Hold touch at the screen to move object

I'm using unity2D and C#, and I have a code for touch screen: ...
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Pass input event from stage to added actor

I am diving into libgdx and used their sample game as a starting point. I also added a touchpad to move the bucket. That was kind of easy and worked flawless. My additional idea was to make the ...
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How can I detect whether a point is moving in a circle?

I want to detect if my GameObject (Vector3 Point) being dragged by the player's finger is moving in a circular fashion. I thought I could save the last 5 points ...
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How can I get the speed of finger drag using unity TouchPhase.Moved?

I'm making a mobile game where you control a 3d ball by touch. So far I can get it to roll based on finger down and drag (via TouchPhase.Moved) but I want to be able to detect a fast flick or finger ...
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Camera follow while dragging object

I am working on Bowlingball game. And when I move the ball left and right by touching or clicking the camera moves, but it also makes ball keeps moving in the same direction even though I just moved ...
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How to hide the TouchScreenKeyboard's input field in Unity on Android?

Unity for Android suggests that you can hide the TouchScreenKeyboard's input field with the command TouchScreenKeyboard.hideInput. Superficially this looks like it ...
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Why is my TouchScript gesture event not firing?

I am using TouchScript (v9.0) with Unity (2018.2.14f1) and am struggling with getting the Flicked gesture event to fire. I created an empty game object with a few ...
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How Do I Separate Dragging My Finger On Joystick And Swiping?

I am currently making a 2D top-down view shooter game for Android, where the game is played horizontally. On the left side of the screen, you can touch anywhere to spawn in a joystick and aim by ...
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Unpausing a game when a TouchScreenButton node is released

I'm making a mobile game in the Godot game engine. I made a spike scene where the spikes will respawn at a random time in a particular position moving upwards. Then I instanced the scene in the main ...
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How to detect long press on object using Unity EnhancedTouch?

I want to implement a feature in my mobile game where if you press on a game object for a certain amount of time while not moving your finger an animation will play. I also need to be able to drag and ...
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How to check if finger is touching the screen using the Unity input system?

I have a While loop that runs when the mouse is pressed and it look like this: while (mouseClick.ReadValue<float>() != 0) { //Do something } This works ...
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How to convert gesture angle to 3D direction?

I have a angle that is created based on the direction of a gesture, how would I turn this angle into a 3D direction to move an object in 3D space along a straight path based on the angle. The closest ...
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LibGDX viewport touch coordinates transformation

I've been trying to get LibGDX's viewport and camera unproject() to work and so far none of the tutorials/answers I've found have worked for me. I have a game window of 840x480 units with FitViewport....
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What is causing my touchstart event to end while I'm still touching the screen, and how can I fix that?

What I'm trying to do: I'm trying to add touch controls to games created with the html canvas and JavaScript so that they can be used on mobile / tablet devices. The controls should simply move a ...
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How to code dragging of objects in 3d space in Unity (Android/ iOS)?

I have been working for many hours trying to figure this out and i can't so I thought once again i'd trouble you kind folks. Basically I am trying to keep this as simple as possible so I can get to ...
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How can I avoid a delay with continues touch detection in swift?

I want control a character on my screen with a continuous swipe gesture. As soon as I do a swipe +x or -x my character moves ...
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How do I write a script for Unity that allows a gameobject to be scaled using pinch & zoom touch controls?

I need a script for Unity that allows a gameobject to be scaled using pinch & zoom touch controls. I have found lots of answers for scripts that cause the camera to zoom in/out but I want a ...
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Touch phase is moved when touch pressure changed

I am trying to scale my object by a finger touch just like in Jelly Shift game. It should scale up/down when I move my finger up and down and it should stop when the touch is in stationary phase. The ...
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How do I detect if two sprites are being touched at the same time?

How do I detect if two sprites are being touched at the same time? I was able to detect one sprite, but not if another sprite is being touched by the second pointer. ...
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Android multitouch: How to detect movement on non-primary pointer / finger?

How does one go about detecting a secondary/non-primary finger moving? There is: ACTION_DOWN and ACTION_UP to detect a primary finger pressing the screen / leaving the screen ACTION_POINTER_DOWN ...
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How to make the character move along the axis using touch?

I have the following code it works, but I don't know how it works. This is the code I found: ...
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Touch control pan 3D map

I'm working on recreating the board game "Hex" as a mobile game. I'm working on implementing zoom and pan features using two fingers. I feel like I managed to get the zoom to work, but the ...
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How can I quantify a drawn line's straightness?

I'm working on a game which requires players to draw a line from a point A(x1,y1) to the other point B(x2,y2) on the screen of an Android device. I want to find how well that drawing fits to a ...
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Unity 2D Player Shoots at my joystick position

Hi I am new to unity and have only a little coding knowledge. Right now I have made my character shoot at my touch position on mobile but when ever I touch the joystick, whick I use to move my ...
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Touch taps only on very short flicks on Win7 with Monogame

I have an application on win7 which needs to support touch and mouse input using monogame. But reading touch taps proves to be a very hard thing. The TouchPanel is initialized like this: ...
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Unity 2D - How can I shoot, by swiping up or down, whilst aiming?

I am quite new to Unity and C# (in fact, this is my first project). I am creating a simple 2D top down view shooter game. The game is aimed to be played on smartphones. I have a virtual, fixed ...
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How do I implement swipe-to-throw in Andengine?

I have a ball sprite and I apply physics to it when the user swipes on it. I'd like the ball to start moving in the direction of the swipe. How can I do this?
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Disable free look camera movement when touch detected on mobile joystick

I'm using free joystick pack form asset store and in scene have two cameras (first person and third person). Switching cameras with toggle. Game starts with first person camera. Moving with fixed ...
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How to get the fingerID (Touch) that is pressing a specific UI button. (Unity)

I want to displace a button along with the screen position that is pressing on it. However, having multiple touches at the same time results in wanky behaviour. So I want to limit the button's ...
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How to move my cube left or right using touch Inputs (C#) in unity

I am trying to create a 3d game in unity. I have a cube in unity and I want it to move left or right on swipe . It should move to a distance till where user swipe or take their finger off of a screen. ...
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Touch goes through UI objects on mobile

I know this question has been asked a lot of times, and I have tried the solutions that were provided and I still have no valuable result, so I thought...maybe a new set of eyes could help. I have a ...
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Touch input not working well for mobile game made with Unity 2D

I made a simple game in unity where the user taps their phone screen and the player jumps up. When I test it on my phone (not sure if this matters but it's a Samsung s9+), I tap the screen and usually ...
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Jump when the screen is tapped, rather than when the space key is pressed

I am trying to make my character jump when the player taps the screen. At the moment it jumps when I press space bar, but how can I change the code to make him jump when the screen is tapped? This ...
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In Android, neat way to send input info from `GLSurfaceView` to `onDrawFrame` in `GLSurfaceView.Renderer`?

The input is pinch/drag for camera movement, which modifies a matrix to scale/translate, and sent to a vertex shader. It's working, but ugly. What's the proper way to do it? I've noticed: ...
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How would I make my player controls respond quicker?

I'm working on this game in Unity 2D where the user swipes to make a game object move in the direction that the user swiped in. Currently, when the user swipes it takes about a quarter of a second for ...
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Unity 2019.2.5: Convert Mouse Rotate/Pan/Zoom camera to touch

I have a Unity C# script that uses the mouse to rotate/pan/zoom a camera around a scene with a main focal point (PC Build). It works very well for me, but I need to convert it for a kiosk touch screen ...
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Quaternion.slerps resets camera rotation to (0,0,0) when i go to play mode help!

i am building a camera rotation script like in fps. Everything is setup and working except that camera rotation resets to zero at the start of game which i dont want. This is the camera rotation i ...
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Rotate a 2D object slowly to the touch position in Unity

I am creating a circular Joystick like setup in Unity. Played a lot with it in different ways but I don't get the desired results. ...
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How does Unity input work with touchscreens

I'm trying to make a racing game on android using unity. I want to make a car move forward when I touch an image button like in the picture below. I've already made it work using the keyboard. How ...
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In Unity for Android, how do I create touchable buttons? [duplicate]

I'm making a test game for Android in Unity 5, and I want to add left-right control buttons like the circles below, to move an object left or right. (source: raywenderlich.com) How can I do this? ...
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How to make parabolic jump from a to b to c and so on?

I want to make a game similar to "Dancing HOP: Tiles Ball EDM Rush" I am trying to make an object jump from point a(z=0) to b(z=10) to c(z=20) and so on, keeping the z axis distance constant for each ...
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Add touch screen support to tile navigation

I saw this awesome tutorial that is related to Grid-based Movement in Godot What I want is to add touch screen support for this kind of movement i.e. with virtual on screen joystick or gestures. How ...
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How to rotate just the object being touched in Unity?

For my first steps in Unity I am just trying to rotate some squares when I touch them. ...
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Unable to destroy collider Unity3d

So I was making an android game in unity3d. I wrote a script to draw straight lines with touch what I do is I first create a gameobject named temp and add line renderer to it and give the line ...
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How to move gameobject with touch on Android [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a game where you control a character via touch on Android devices. The player will have two degrees of movement. When you touch the touch screen and move your finger, the game ...
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Mapping a Touchinput-device in a 3D World for VR

I have a Touch-Input device which is linked to my Unity Program and a VR Device. The Touch-Input device which is bolted somewhere BUT the position can be changed. I can get the "2D Coordinates" X / ...
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Spot the difference game design help

I'm thinking of making a spot the difference game. But immediately I stumbled over a problem. I'm thinking of storing a "difference area" in the form of a x,y ...
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How to make a horizontal scrolling menu in Game Maker Studio 1.4?

I know how to place the items you see in the picture, my problem is how do I move them? How do I know if the player is swiping right or left? I made the items with a ...
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Unity3D C# Drag object smoothly on it's x axis that's already bouncing

In my scene, I have a bouncing ball that collides with a cube. On each collision the ball returns to the same height. How can I get the ball to smoothly move along the x-axis by dragging my finger ...
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How do I set something when 2 or more touches are pressed?

I currently have a working controller with left and right but I want to set the velocity of the character to 0/Stop when 2 or more touches are detected. This is my current working code but I want to ...