Commit a6f0f4c9 authored by Hans de Goede's avatar Hans de Goede Committed by Peter Hutterer

Always count tripletap + click as 3 fingerclick on pads with < 3 touches

When trying to do a 3 fingerclick on a touchpad which only tracks 2 touches,
this may register as a 3 or 2 fingerclick depending on the order in which
the touchpad detects the fingers. If the 2 outer fingers of the 3 get seen
first, then the 2 touches will be too far apart for the heuristic to see
them as being close together, and the click gets counted as a 2 finger click.

A user will likely never do a 2 finger click with a 3th finger resting
somewhere else on the pad, where-as the above misdetection of the clicks is
a real issue, so simply always count a click with trippletap set as a
3 finger click on pads which track less then 3 touches. default avatarHans de Goede <>
Reviewed-by: Peter Hutterer's avatarPeter Hutterer <>
Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer's avatarPeter Hutterer <>
parent f183c1c3
......@@ -2673,26 +2673,11 @@ clickpad_guess_clickfingers(SynapticsPrivate * priv,
/* Some trackpads touchpad only track two touchpoints but announce
BTN_TOOL_TRIPLETAP (which sets hw->numFingers to 3).
This can affect clickfingers, in the following ways:
* one finger down: normal click
* two fingers down, close together: 2 finger click
* two fingers down, apart: normal click
* three fingers down, close together: 3 finger click
* three fingers down, with two grouped next to each other: should be
* 2-finger click but we can't detect this.
* so: if two detected fingers are close together and HW says three
* fingers, make it three fingers.
* if two detected fingers are apart and HW says three fingers, make
* it a two-finger click, guessing that the third finger is somewhere
* close to another finger.
if (hw->numFingers >= 3 && nfingers < hw->numFingers) {
if (!nfingers) /* touchpoints too far apart */
nfingers = 2;
* BTN_TOOL_TRIPLETAP (which sets hw->numFingers to 3), when this happens
* the user likely intents to do a 3 finger click, so handle it as such.
if (hw->numFingers >= 3 && hw->num_mt_mask < 3)
nfingers = 3;
return nfingers;
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