Touch Manager

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EMDK For Android - 6.9

Overview

The TouchMgr adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for different usage scenarios on devices that support sensitivity settings. Touch panel settings can compensate for input with a finger or stylus, when working with gloves or when a screen protector is present.

  • TouchMgr is supported only on the following devices:
    • ET50
    • ET55
    • TC51
    • TC55
    • TC56
    • TC70
    • TC70x
    • TC75
    • TC75x

Note: Touch-screen sensitivity settings vary by device.

Main Functionality

  • Configure touch panel sensitivity for:
    • A bare finger
    • A stylus or bare finger
    • A gloved or bare finger
    • A stylus or gloved or bare finger
    • Presence of a screen protector on TC51, TC56, TC70x, or TC75x

Device Type

Used to specify the set of Zebra devices for which to apply settings for touch-screen sensitivity.

Parm Name: DeviceType

Option Name Description Note Requires
0 Any This value (or the absence of this parm from the XML) will apply Touch Mode settings for any and all devices.

MX: 6.2+

1 8960 Applies settings for TC55, TC70, or TC75 devices.

MX: 6.2+

3 8956 Applies settings for TC51, TC56, TC70x, or TC75x devices.

MX: 6.2+

4 ET5x Applies settings for ET50 and ET55 devices.

MX: 6.3+

Touch Actions Any

Used to apply Touch-Mode settings to any supported device in accordance with the touch-screen sensitivity required for an expected usage scenario. This parameter can be used in place of device-specific parameters when a target device is not covered by those parameters and it is known that touch-screen sensitivity settings are supported. Using this parameter on a device that does not support touch-screen sensitivity settings will return an error in the Result XML.

Shown if: Device Type is set to "Any"

Parm Name: TouchActionAny

Option Name Description Note Requires
0 Do not change This value (or the absence of this parm from the XML) will cause no change to the Touch Mode; any previously selected setting will be retained.

MX: 6.2+

1 Stylus and Finger Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a stylus or bare finger.

MX: 6.2+

2 Glove and Finger Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a bare or gloved finger.

MX: 6.2+

3 Finger Only Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a bare finger only.

MX: 6.2+

4 Stylus, Glove and Finger Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a stylus, or bare or gloved finger.

MX: 6.2+

Touch Actions for TC series

Used to specify the Touch Mode for a specific set of devices in accordance with the touch-screen sensitivity required for an expected usage scenario. This parameter is designed for use with the Zebra TC51, TC56, TC70x and TC75x (8956-based) devices and with TC55, TC70, and TC75 (8960-based) devices.

Shown if: Device Type is set to "8956" or "8960"

Parm Name: TouchAction

Option Name Description Note Requires
0 Do not change This value (or the absence of this parm from the XML) will cause no change to the Touch Mode; any previously selected setting will be retained.

MX: 4.2+

1 Stylus and Finger Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a stylus or bare finger.

MX: 4.2+

2 Glove and Finger Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a bare or gloved finger.

MX: 4.2+

Touch Actions for ET50, ET55

Used to specify the Touch Mode for a specific set of devices in accordance with the touch-screen sensitivity required for an expected usage scenario. This parameter is designed for use with the Zebra ET50 and ET55 devices.

Shown if: Device Type is set to "ET5x"

Parm Name: TouchActionET5x

Option Name Description Note Requires
0 Do not change This value (or the absence of this parm from the XML) will cause no change to the Touch Mode on a TC8000; any previously selected setting will be retained.

MX: 6.3+

7 Finger Only Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a bare finger.

MX: 6.3+

8 Glove and Finger Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a bare or gloved finger.

MX: 6.3+

9 Stylus, Glove and Finger Adjusts touch-screen sensitivity for input with a stylus, or bare or gloved finger.

MX: 6.3+

Screen Protector (checkbox)

Controls whether screen sensitivity will be adjusted to compensate for the presence of a screen protector. Compatible with TC51, TC56, TC70x and TC75x devices only.

Parm Name: Protector

Option Name Description Note Requires
false (unchecked) Screen protector not present; sensitivity will not be adjusted to compensate.

OSX: 6.2+

MX: 6.2+

true (checked) Screen protector is present; sensitivity will be adjusted (on devices that support it) to compensate.

OSX: 6.2+

MX: 6.2+