Can we* prettyplease do something about the KUrlNavigator?

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Jun 22 20:48:19 BST 2009


Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
> Am Saturday 20 June 2009 schrieb Matthew Woehlke:
>> Cursor warping is evil ;-). If nothing else, it breaks for tablet users.
> It would probably ok for mouse users in this case, but indeed cause trouble on 
> a tablet (though i could argue that most consumer tablets aren't precise 
> enough to stumble on a few px warp... ;-P )

Well, unless you keep the arrows as separators in the line edit (maybe a 
good idea?), it will be more than a few px ;-). Certainly for long paths...

Oh, and... keep in mind that you don't have to have an actual tablet to 
be "using a tablet" :-)... e.g. VM, VNC, maybe even things like xnest.

>> Otherwise you're thinking the same thing I am. If there's a good way to
>> do this /without/ cursor warping...
> One could catch th selection case (in difference to pure clicking) and 
> realign* the text (i.e. (un)indent it) to the mousepress position until the 
> selection is done and then shift if back.

Arranging so that the text doesn't jump would be best. (Also because it 
is less 'visually jarring'.) Do-able? Maybe... :-)

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