Screen Finger Gestures versus Screen Stylus Taps

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  1. IndieP

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    Hi all,
    I may be in the minority here, but is there a way to zoom in and out (which is my main concern) using "Screen Taps" instead of finger gestures such as Pinching. I play a keyboard and use the iPad Air 2 with a MIDI interface for recording and the use of backing tracks. During a performance I find it easier to use a stylus (which I also find more accurate) than a finger, not to mention the problem of a dirty screen all the time.
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    Check out the Accesibillty options under Settings > General > Accesabililty. You can do almost everything one-fingered that way, at the cost of some exta taps (of course).
     
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    Thanks for the tip twerppoet, however, I have looked at, and still use this feature (albeit for volume control only). I can only think there must be a feature within the (Accesability) options that allow for a similar operation like that of assigning keyboards shortcuts to a specific key on a computer keyboard, but in this case, a tap, am I correct?
    I shall look further at the (Accesability) options when I get time.
    Thanks again.
     
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    Hiding under the Custom icon in the Assistive Touch menu is a Pinch tool. This can be used to zoom in/out wherever the normal pinch gesture works. You can move this tool to the top level menue in the Assistive Touch settings.

    It is also possible to create your own tools under Custom Gestures.
     

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