Touch items or swipe/drag menu, help!

  • Hi all,

    I'll try and explain this as best as I can. I have a menu that can be dragged from left to right with touch, with several menu items that can be touched and brought into the game. Here's a screenshot of what I mean.

    So here is the issue, the only way I can manage to differentiate between swiping the menu and creating an item is to use the Touch On Hold event. This definitely isn't ideal, since I would like to be able to immeadiately touch/grab the item and bring it into the game. Here is the events I'm using for the entire menu system:

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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  • So the question is: How would you differentiate between the two possible events?

    I guess one way would be to determine the direction of the movement of the touch..

    If it is more or less horizontal - do the menu drag/swipe

    if it's more or less vertical - move the menu-Item..

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