Re: [Gimp-developer] variable value bar vertical height

On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 01:14:46PM +0100, Simon Budig wrote:
Marco Ciampa (ciampix libero it) wrote:
am I the only one that finds that the variable value bars, those
used for instance in the tool options like Opacity, Size, Angle,
Strength, etc. so big vertically?

You might be missing that their behaviour is different for the top and
bottom halves:

The top part allows coarse adjustment, the bottom part allows

They need a certain height so that you can reliably hit the different

Well the cursor change in shape so I think that there is plenty of space
in those without possibility of mistaking the rate.

Anyway I may suggest a better handling? Why not use all the area for the
coarse setting and changing to fine setting via a key modifier like Shift
that is not used in that context? You can even think of a different
modifier like Ctrl for fixed 10 steps settings, with the cursor shape
change to signal this behaviour of corse...

What do you think about it?


Marco Ciampa

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