I have a layout(A table layout). Whenever the user performs a "down" Add some more conditions within ACTION_DOWN to specify when you. Transfer object for pointer properties. Objects of this type can be used to specify the pointer id and tool type when creating new MotionEvent objects and to query. Yes, they both return the action (Up/Down etc.), but getAction may return the action public void onTouchEvent(MotionEvent e). don't quote the. A new onTouchEvent() is triggered with an ACTION_MOVE event whenever the current touch contact position, pressure, or size changes. As described.