Re: Annoying flicker during directory loading

Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> writes:

> On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 23:27, Eloy A. Paris wrote:

>> In addition to this, Nautilus seems to be drawing the window's contents
>> while the directory is being loaded. This seems like this issue that
>> Ettore Perazzoli brought up:
>> This apparently was committed but I get the impression that the behavior
>> is back. Is this the case?
> No its not. What makes you think it is? We do some changes after the
> files are loaded, such as calculating the number of files in
> directories, but we don't layout before all files are read.

Nah, don't worry about it. I guess it is just a subjective thing. I
think what I am seeing is the normal drawing of the window's contents.

>> The question is: is it technically possible to delay drawing the
>> window's contents, including the scroll bar, until the entire directory
>> has been loaded? Wouldn't this provide a smoother interface?
> This is probabably a good idea. It might not even be that hard.

Cool, this would rock! Sorry I don't volunteer to code this myself but I
am completely clueless when it comes to Nautilus' code :-(



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