Call for ideas: requirements for Krita tool actions system

Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Mon Jun 6 10:04:56 CEST 2011

On Monday 06 June 2011 Jun, Gábor Lehel wrote:

> I wasn't one of those users and don't have the relevant experience,
> but: when a tool-shortcut was pressed, did only a single widget/docker
> change appearance, or did it cause entire continents of the window to
> reconfigure themselves (whether because they also changed, or because
> of cascading resize and layout changes)? I strongly suspect it
> would've been the latter, and that kind of thing can indeed be ugly,
> slow, and disorienting, so I can definitely understand users'
> annoyance with it. If there were some way to *ensure* that only a
> single docker morphed into a different one, staying the same size,
> without causing any of the other dockers to react to it, and that this
> happened instantly and seamlessly, I don't think I would have a
> problem with it. (Just speculation, though... I may be using all kinds
> of mistaken assumptions here, in that case, apologies for the noise.)

Hi Gábor! That's a long time :-)

Yes, it was because the dockers column would change width, and that would cause flicker. It seems better these days, but it was never completely solved.

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