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Disable camera zoom? [answered]

asked 2016-10-20 01:20:49 +0300

dunno gravatar image

I only use the camera zoom by accident. Is there a way to disable it, to make an accidental pinch do nothing?

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answered 2016-10-20 02:49:51 +0300

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updated 2016-10-20 03:03:27 +0300

Yes, it is possible. You will need to edit a file in root, this means using terminal, or I can make a patch for you. If you choose the patch option, this means you will need to install Patchmanager from Openrepos.

Which would you prefer?, edit yourself or apply a patch?

Here's the file and line the requires a simple edit to get the effect you want;

/usr/share/jolla-camera/pages/capture/CaptureOverlay.qml Line 113

The original line looks like this;

    onPinchUpdated: {
    camera.digitalZoom = Math.max(1, Math.min(

The line needs to look like this;

    onPinchUpdated: {
    camera.digitalZoom = Math.min(1, Math.max(

Save the file and fire up the camera, zoom should now be disabled although the zoom bar/indicator still shows, it doesn't move.

IF you are not keen on editing the file yourself, let me know and I can make a patch.

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answered 2016-10-23 19:15:51 +0300

dunno gravatar image

updated 2016-10-23 19:16:30 +0300

Thanks.

It seems that one can make not only the zoom function, but also the dialog, disappear by clearing onPinchUpdated and onPinchStarted before it. So, my file now says

onPinchStarted: {
}

onPinchUpdated: {
}
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