Re: What is a non-editable spinbutton?

On Thu, 2002-08-08 at 22:04, Owen Taylor wrote:

> Which way should it be? Is a non-editable spinbutton not editable
> at all, or just not editable by editing the contents of the entry?
> I suspect the second is more useful, though I think its basically
> never right to make a spinbutton not-editable.

Ultimately a spin button is no more than a text box with a limited range
of values to stop the user typing in something invalid.  Therefore I'd
say that when it's disabled, you shouldn't be able to change its value
either by typing or by using the spin buttons.


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson ireland sun com    Desktop Engineering Group                      +353 1 819 9771

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