Re: [gtk-list] Re: interface questions/proposals
- From: Evan Lawrence <evan unix worldpath net>
- To: Rob Browning <rlb cs utexas edu>
- cc: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: interface questions/proposals
- Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 18:02:37 -0500 (EST)
Yeah, this is what the XView toolkit does... I actually find it a little
awkward, and most 95 users would find it hard to get accustomed to. Since
obviously a lot of people have different tastes in this kind of thing, I
would have to agree with raster (I think he's who's working on it) and say
this kind of thing should be left up to themes.
On 18 Mar 1998, Rob Browning wrote:
> Raj Dutt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > where the scroll buttons are on the bottom.. this may take some
> > getting used to but is really a timesaver. i
> Actually my favorite approach is to pair the scroll arrows together in
> the center of the thumb (or on one end, top or bottom), and have the
> cursor move with the thumb while you're scrolling (by holding down one
> of the arrows).
> This means that you have "one stop shopping" for all scrolling motion.
> For example, if you want to go to a particular location, you click the
> middle mouse on the scroll bar at that location -- the thumb jumps
> there and the arrows with it, leaving the cursor in exactly the right
> position to make fine adjustments with the arrows.
> I've forgotten which GUI did this, but I have seen it before.
> Rob Browning <email@example.com>
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