Bug 89625 - Disable tapping in the palm detection zones/button areas
Summary: Disable tapping in the palm detection zones/button areas
Alias: None
Product: Wayland
Classification: Unclassified
Component: libinput (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Hans de Goede
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Reported: 2015-03-18 04:30 UTC by Peter Hutterer
Modified: 2015-04-16 05:55 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Peter Hutterer 2015-03-18 04:30:15 UTC
Tapping still works in the palm detection zones, some palms are detected as tap events. In my case it's actually the top software button areas that I trigger the most, the top right of the touchpad so I tend to randomly click wherever the pointer is when typing.

I think it's fair to disable tapping in the edge regions, even if the regions overlap with software buttons (at least the top ones, don't think we need to worry abou the bottom ones).
Comment 2 Peter Hutterer 2015-04-16 05:55:51 UTC
commit 39f11253471500cd380c8977b8cbe0683abe6b1d
Author: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer@who-t.net>
Date:   Wed Apr 15 15:21:08 2015 +1000

    touchpad: don't allow taps in the top half of the palm exclusion zone.

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