[Qtwebengine] Touch scrolling with WebEngine?

Herman van Hazendonk me at herrie.org
Tue Sep 29 16:17:22 CEST 2015

Hi Mike,

We're using QT 5.5 on an OpenEmbedded build system running Yocto 1.8 
(Fido) with meta-qt5 (https://github.com/meta-qt5/meta-qt5) layers on 
top of that. We also use bits like qtwayland, hwcomposer and libhybris 
also used by the Mer/SailfishOS project and others.

Our target devices are the HP Touchpad (4G) (tenderloin), Nexus 4 GSM 
(mako) and Nexus 7 2012 WiFi (grouper). So all devices with a 
touchscreen. We also have a qemux86 VirtualBox emulator to run on a 


On 2015-09-29 16:08, Mike Nolan wrote:
> Hi Herrie,
> Interesting. May I ask what version of Qt you are using? I have tried
> Qt5.4 and Qt5.5 here.
> I would not expect going to 5.6 to make the difference, but maybe? In 
> my
> case I am using an Intel-based Linux desktop machine, though, so that's
> different.
> Mike
> On Mon, September 28, 2015 11:03 pm, Herrie wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>> We're in the process of moving from QtWebkit to QtWebEngine for our
>> project (LuneOS, an Open webOS based distribution with lots of custom
>> components). We're using QML for our Browser app and scrolling worked 
>> out
>> of the box for us. We didn't need the scroll indicators anymore like 
>> we
>> had before and also the Flickable doesn't seem to be required anymore.
>> Herrie
>> -- Sent from my HP TouchPad

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