[camera] Toggling flash requires 1 swipe + 4 taps

Bug #1478974 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2015-07-28
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu UX
High
Jouni Helminen
camera-app
Confirmed
High
Unassigned
camera-app (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Ubuntu 15.04 r74

1. Launch the Camera app.
2. Try to turn the flash on/off.

What happens: You need one swipe, then four taps:
a. swipe up to reveal the camera controls
b. tap the flash button
c. tap the setting you want
d. tap anywhere outside the settings to return to the controls
e. tap anywhere outside the controls to return to the camera.

By this time, whatever you want to take a photo of has probably disappeared or gotten bored.

In comparison, toggling the flash in:
* iOS Camera takes two taps
* Windows Phone Camera takes either one or two taps, depending on which setting you want.

description: updated
Bill Filler (bfiller) on 2015-11-16
Changed in ubuntu-ux:
assignee: nobody → Jouni Helminen (jounihelminen)
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in camera-app (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ubuntu-ux:
status: New → Triaged
summary: - Toggling flash requires 1 swipe + 4 taps
+ [camera] Toggling flash requires 1 swipe + 4 taps
Changed in camera-app:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
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