OK, thx for all the help so far.
I will try some other skins because with Tiger it won't work for me. Please check (on your mobile) https://www.lex-brigitte.nl/test/ with 2 x 2 photos in different sizes and tell me what I'm doing wrong.
I have a border around my photo's because I like that. does that have any impact?
Are their specific setting inTiger I must set and specific settings I must NOT set?
I just managed to enlarge the photo in Tiger, but it's not great the way it works. The 3rd time it worked, and then I was not able to move the photo around with one finger. Because when enlarging the photo the center became out of focus so you want to move the enlarged photo quickly back into center. That doesn't work. Also when trying all the time, the photo jumps from left to right.
So, it works but is totally not acceptable to me (in Tiger).
Can you move the photo around when enlarged?
Is all going as smooth as you would expect and should be?
On my Samsung enlarging every other photo on the internet works fine and as expected, just not on my website.
gerbrandy6 wrote:> Never ?????
Text is never too small for you? Never want to zoom in on whatever...?
No, if the text is too small in my skins, the viewer can choose a larger text in the viewer window settings.
If I zoom I do that with a double click or use the zoom button and next pan through the image with one finger.
Zooming with two fingers can’t be managed by the skin, so you should never use that.
I meant in other apps, but never mind. Too complicated, too many actions, the way you do it. The viewer shouldn't be bothered with extra actions or instructions. Should go much easier and transparent. Already looking for something else now...if there is....
Thx for your input.
I think you'll find that in any skin that is swipe-enabled, which is most of them, the pinch-zoom action either doesn't work at all, or it's very "hit or miss," and awkward to control. The results can vary widely from one page to the next, and are often very different in different browsers. Contrast that with Minimal, which actually behaves pretty well in that regard - there are no swipe gestures in that skin, so the pinch-zoom isn't fighting for control with other scripts, and the image responsiveness is simple CSS, so it's not actively fighting to keep all of the image visible no matter what you do to the viewport.
On an Android device, it turns out the easiest and most reliable thing to do is three quick taps on the screen. If you hold on the third tap, you can drag the image around with one finger - if you don't hold on the third tap, then it takes two fingers to move around. Three taps takes you back to the normal view. It seems to behave pretty well with every skin I've tried.
The same technique works almost everywhere. In a lot of apps, for example, there is no support at all for things like pinch-zoom. Compare, for example, visiting cnn.com in a browser on your phone, to using the CNN app on your phone. In the app, everything is presented at the "correct" size, and you're not expected to be messing about with it. But the three-tap routine works just fine.
Not sure what the equivalent is on an iPhone, since I don't have one.