Attempting a weather-like UI of movable tableviews

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by beachdog, Nov 6, 2008.

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    I want to accomplish a UI somewhat similar to the weather app, where you can slide the cities/locations back and forth in and out of view. In the case of the weather app, each city seems to be represented by a tableview. In the case of my app, I also have several tableviews that I want similarly to be laid horizontally side by side, and have the user slide them back and forth.

    I understand a bit about the UITouches interface that will be necessary for this, but my question has to do with how can I overide the default touch behavior that tableviews already exhibit? For instance, if I swipe a tableview horizontally, that is used to display the delete button over the cell I swiped. In this app however, I would not want that -- I want instead to receive that touch notification so I can start repositioning the view under the user's finger to give the visual feedback of shifting the entire view in one direction and uncovering a new tableview that slides in. Is there a way I can get touch notifications for anywhere on the application window, without them being "stolen" by the tableview underneith? And if I can, the other side of the problem is that I still do want notifications such as when the user presses a cell because I in fact still will have operations like delete of a cell.

    Any general thoughts on how to do this? I'm not so much looking for specific code as much as just any knowledge about best general approach.
     
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    I'd also like to find out how to do this. Any pointers to sample code, etc. would be useful.

    Thanks,

    imPoddible.
     
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