direction: integer instead of next/prev with v9.5.1

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15 Nov, 2013 06:19 PM

Hi, I used royalslider v9.4.92

to get the direction I used

slider.ev.on('rsBeforeMove', function(e, type) {
   // "type" is direction, or ID of slide to move
    direction = (type);

which worked fine, no matter if you click on the arrow, use the keyboard oder slide with the mouse on the desktop or swipe on an ipad

direction was "next" or "prev"

Now I updated to v9.5.1 (issues with ie11 on swipe with mouse)

clicking or using the keyboard gives "next" or "prev" (which is fine), but using swipe on ipad or swipe with mouse gives me an integer (probably the number of the slide)

How can I get the next/prev value?

best regards


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Dmitry Semenov on 16 Nov, 2013 11:52 AM

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    It's changed because now it's possible to swipe through multiple slides at once. It's a bad idea to determine direction based on animation type, you should calculate new id, e.g. like so:

    slider.ev.on('rsBeforeMove', function(e, type) { 
    if(type === 'next') {
      newItemId = slider.currSlideId+1;
    } else if(type === 'prev') {
      newItemId = slider.currSlideId-1;
    } else {
      newItemId =  parseInt(type, 10);

    and then based on it determine direction.


  2. 2 Posted by bernd.bammer on 16 Nov, 2013 12:46 PM

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    Thank you!

    that will work for me

    is there a way to turn off swipe trough multiple slides?

    best regards


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