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Instead of double clicking to finish, you could: Click the starting point to close the shape (assuming all shapes are closed in) Have a button nearby labeled "Finished" or "Close Shape" or "I'm Done" etc. that closes the shape If you aren't able to use the OS to detect double clicks, I'd avoid them altogether. I've seen people with disabilities have the ...
The first time I saw this behavior was with Office 95. Word, to this day, still does this. In Word and Other applications like Notepad++, this cursor change indicates "a whole line" is the point of selection. Clicking while the cursor is in this state will select the entire line. Selecting an entire line is especially useful activity in text editors ...
This changes between applications and users, but a typical value is 500ms. Some people struggle to click fast enough when it's set at 500ms (think people using a touch device), and others find this too slow. So if you really need double click functionality, I would suggest defaulting to 500ms, but offering an option to change it. I would strongly suggest ...
As it's up to the user to set the double click speed in most operating systems, there aren't any real defaults. I suggest to simple check at which speed it's still comfortably for you to trigger the event and then double the time span to hit the speed of a non-professional user.
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