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Old 04-06-2014, 04:37 PM
 
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What's the tablet equivalent of desktop "click and drag"? Seems that tablets can't do this.

Or am I missing a key step?

I'm new to tablets.
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:02 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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What kind of tablet?
What are you trying to "click and drag"?
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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What is your tablet's Operating System? Apple / Android / Windows???

I know that my Android tablet does not have this capability. It uses a different "vocabulary" of user-interface methods.
IE: offhand I can think of: (short) press, long-press, press-and-move, swipe (fast-move), that are all similar but not the same as mouse control movements on my Windows PC.
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Old 04-07-2014, 01:43 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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If you want to move icons hold one down (long press) for a few seconds then you can drag it around (on iOS and Android at least).
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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You can click and drag in some apps on the iPad. For example, I can do so in Keynote. Not sure, though, what the OP is looking for.
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Old 04-09-2014, 07:42 AM
 
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Thanks. It's an Android. Dragging Android widgets is simple, that I can do ---but I notice a lot of times there's absolutely no way to drag - for example, the mobile web UI of the section on GooglePlus where you can move (via click & drag) a person (or several people) from one GooglePlus Circle to another.

I guess some things require a desktop UI. (like the above example) So c'est la vie. I guess I gotta learn to live with that fact.
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Old 04-10-2014, 08:09 AM
 
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This is what initially drove me mad https://www.evernote.com/shard/s322/...c0947b7a78aac5 If you've ever used Google+ and tried to move people quickly from one circle to another, it's a pain on desktop but even worse on mobile
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Old 04-11-2014, 02:09 AM
 
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Use the Google+ app instead of the browser. https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...roid.apps.plus
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Old 04-11-2014, 05:26 PM
 
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Hi Dankee. I'm aware of that app but it doesn't allow you to move people en masse. It forces you to move people one by one.
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Old 04-13-2014, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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No you can't move a large number at once but it's pretty fast and simple on the phone.

Menu > Friends > Click the circle under your friends name > select new circle.
2 clicks. That's pretty fast.
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