Re: DragNDrop to an unopened folder (without springs) and a nice accessibility side-effect

Le lundi 04 avril 2005 à 21:59 +0100, bryan cole a écrit :
> On Mon, 04 Apr 2005 10:11:55 +0900, Ryan McDougall wrote:
> > 
> > There is a nice solution in MacOSX where a folder opens if you hover over
> > it, however such a method may be patented.
> I've been wondering about this. Another solution (it seems to me) would
> be, during a drag operation to use the opposite mouse button to open any
> folder under the mouse pointer. This has the advantage of not requiring a
> "wait/hover" period before the folder is opened, making it really fast to
> place objects down in the folder-hierarchy.

A more useful way of using the 2nd mouse button is to cancel Drag'n'Drop
operations. This avoids using the other hand to reach for the keyboard.
But this is a GTK issue.


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