Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] column resizing

On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 10:40:31 -0500, Dan8827 <dan8827 snet net> wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-01-15 at 00:57 -0500, John Russell wrote:
> > I brought this up a few months ago and noticed that it is still in the
> > most recent release of RB (0.8.8).  If you try to resize the columns
> > in the main song list... well the columns lose the minds.  They jump
> > all over the place.  If I drag right, sometimes they go left.
> > Craziness.  The reasoning for this at the time was that the standard
> > GTK widget for the main list was subclassed to not allow horizontal
> > scroll bars because they don't look good.  So RB maintains its own
> > almost copy of that widget to stop this.
> I noticed the other day that Evolution also has to deal with this
> situation, and does so a bit differently.  For example, one can display
> contacts as a list, with several columns displayed in an area of similar
> width to the Rhythmbox library.
> When resizing a column in Evolution, every column to the right is also
> resized to keep the all columns visible, but columns to the left are
> untouched.   A horizontal scrollbar never appears.  This behavior seems
> to pass the "feels right" test.  (Not sure if they reverse the behavior
> for right-to-left languages...)

Yes, you are right.  This absolutely feels right.  however, one of the
only things that can be configured in RB is to add more columns and if
you add all of the columns it becomes difficcult to see without
scrolling.  Still, its better than what is there now.


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