TouchGesturesModule
The TouchGesturesModule class enables touch gesture detection.

//==============================================================================
// The following example demonstrates how to subscribe to all touch events to
// control the rotation, scale, position, material and opacity of a plane.
//
// Project setup:
// - Insert a plane
// - Increase the x and y-axis scale values of the plane to 2
// - Create two materials with different colors
// - Assign one of the materials to the plane
// - Enable all Touch Gestures under the Touch Gesture capability
//==============================================================================
// Load in the required modules
const Materials = require('Materials');
const Scene = require('Scene');
const TouchGestures = require('TouchGestures');
// Locate the plane in the Scene
const plane = Scene.root.find('plane0');
//==============================================================================
// Change the material applied to the plane when the plane is tapped
//==============================================================================
// Locate the materials in the Assets
const material = Materials.get('defaultMaterial0');
const material2 = Materials.get('defaultMaterial1');
// Subscribe to tap gestures on the plane
TouchGestures.onTap(plane).subscribe(function (gesture) {
// Switch materials depending on which one is currently applied to the plane
if(plane.materialIdentifier === material.identifier) {
plane.material = material2;
} else {
plane.material = material;
}
});
//==============================================================================
// Make the plane's material transparent when the plane is long pressed
//==============================================================================
// Subscribe to long press gestures on the plane
TouchGestures.onLongPress(plane).subscribe(function (gesture) {
// Set the opacity to 50%
plane.material.opacity = 0.5;
// Subscribe to the state of the gesture
gesture.state.monitor().subscribe(function (state) {
// Return the opacity to 100% when the gesture ends
if(state.newValue !== 'BEGAN' && state.newValue !== 'CHANGED') {
plane.material.opacity = 1;
}
});
});
//==============================================================================
// Move the plane across the screen when dragging it with a finger
//==============================================================================
// Store a reference to the transform of the plane
const planeTransform = plane.transform;
// Subscribe to pan gestures on the plane
TouchGestures.onPan(plane).subscribe(function (gesture) {
// Translate the position of the finger on the screen to the plane's
// co-ordinate system
const gestureTransform = Scene.unprojectToFocalPlane(gesture.location);
// Update the position of the plane
planeTransform.x = gestureTransform.x;
planeTransform.y = gestureTransform.y;
});
//==============================================================================
// Scale the plane when pinching it with two fingers
//==============================================================================
// Subscribe to pinch gestures on the plane
TouchGestures.onPinch(plane).subscribe(function (gesture) {
// Store the last known x and y-axis scale values of the plane
const lastScaleX = planeTransform.scale.x.pinLastValue();
const lastScaleY = planeTransform.scale.y.pinLastValue();
// Update the scale of the plane by multiplying the last known scale with the
// scale returned by the gesture
planeTransform.scaleX = gesture.scale.mul(lastScaleX);
planeTransform.scaleY = gesture.scale.mul(lastScaleY);
});
//==============================================================================
// Rotate the plane when rotating it with two fingers
//==============================================================================
// Subscribe to rotation gestures on the plane
TouchGestures.onRotate(plane).subscribe(function (gesture) {
// Store the last known z-axis rotation value of the plane
const lastRotationZ = planeTransform.rotationZ.pinLastValue();
// Update the z-axis rotation of the plane by adding the gesture rotation and
// multiply it by -1 to have it rotate in the correct direction
planeTransform.rotationZ = gesture.rotation.mul(-1).add(lastRotationZ);
});

This module exposes no properties.

Method
Description
onLongPress
onLongPress(): EventSource onLongPress(object: SceneObjectBase): EventSource onLongPress(options: {object?: SceneObjectBase, normalizeCoordinates?: boolean}): EventSource
Returns an EventSource, to which you may subscribe, that emits a LongPressGesture object for each long-press interaction.
When object is specified, only events for the specified object are emitted.
onPan
onPan(): EventSource onPan(object: SceneObjectBase): EventSource onPan(options: {object?: SceneObjectBase, normalizeCoordinates?: boolean}): EventSource
Returns an EventSource, to which you may subscribe, that emits a PanGesture object for each pan interaction.
When object is specified, only events for the specified object are emitted.
onPinch
onPinch(): EventSource onPinch(object: SceneObjectBase): EventSource onPinch(options: {object?: SceneObjectBase, normalizeCoordinates?: boolean}): EventSource
Returns an EventSource, to which you may subscribe, that emits a PinchGesture object for each pinch interaction.
When object is specified, only events for the specified object are emitted.
onRotate
onRotate(): EventSource onRotate(object: SceneObjectBase): EventSource onRotate(options: {object?: SceneObjectBase, normalizeCoordinates?: boolean}): EventSource
Returns an EventSource, to which you may subscribe, that emits a RotateGesture object for each rotate interaction.
When object is specified, only events for the specified object are emitted.
onTap
onTap(): EventSource onTap(object: SceneObjectBase): EventSource onTap(options: {object?: SceneObjectBase, normalizeCoordinates?: boolean}): EventSource
Returns an EventSource, to which you may subscribe, that emits a TapGesture object for each tap interaction.
When object is specified, only events for the specified object are emitted.

Class
Description
Gesture
The Gesture class encapsulates details of a detected gesture.
The LongPressGesture class contains the details of a detected long-press gesture.
The PanGesture class contains the details of a detected pan gesture.
The PinchGesture class contains the details of a detected pinch gesture.
The RawTouchGesture class encapsulates raw touch data.
The RotateGesture class contains the details of a detected rotate gesture.
The TapGesture class contains the details of a detected tap gesture.
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