Re: Want slider/scrollbar AND box to enter value in by hand if de sired - how do this?

Christian Seberino wrote:
> Thanks! I saw your jpeg and it is pretty similar to what
> I am trying to do.  I noticed you don't have the value
> above your sliders.  How does user know what value
> he is getting when he uses your sliders???

Hi, the text in the entry changes as you drag the slider.

> but there
> is no widget that has ALL the nice features.  For example,
> your sliders do not have arrows at the far ends of
> each side 

:-) I don't like the arrows, so I'm not worried about this.

Plus scrollbars and scales are different widgets which users will expect 
to use for different things. They look pretty similar with the default 
gtk theme (except for the arrows and the notch on the scale), but in 
some themes they are quite a bit different. Using the scale widget for 
"drag this to set a value" input makes the interface more consistent.

Here's my app with the metal theme:

as you can see in the image window, scrollbars and scales do not look 
much alike.


Aelbert Cuyp 13 February - 12 May 2002 

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