A more complex class of gestures, known as manipulations, can also be detected and reported by the Windows gesture recognizer. These are meant to handle panning, rotating, and zooming, as shown in Figure 5.4.


FIGURE 5.4 The more complex Windows gestures known as manipulations

Although the use of more than one finger is unique to manipulations, the biggest differences between these gestures and the previously discussed ones are:

Manipulations provide a continuous stream of information (although still in the form of raised events) while the gesture is being performed

Manipulations can be done while other fingers are touching ...

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