Re: What is a non-editable spinbutton?

On Fri, 2002-08-09 at 12:20, Soeren Sandmann wrote:

> Note that disabled (grayed out) is not the same as
> non-editable. Non-editable means the text part of the spinbutton is
> set to be non-editable. 

Oh, okay.  My argument still stands though-- if you can't edit the value
by typing it in, you shouldn't be able to edit it by using the
spinbutton either.  Just doesn't make any sense.

> A normal text box can be set to be
> non-editable when it is used as a display. I agree with Owen that it
> doesn't make sense to make a spinbutton non-editable.

I would agree with that too.  While we're on the subject, <umpteenth
time> can we please make the non-editable background colour themable so
that non-editable fields don't look editable? </umpteenth time>  :)


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