[Kst] [Bug 248885] Plots can't be moved between tabs

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Fri Sep 3 10:17:56 CEST 2010


--- Comment #7 from Peter Kümmel <syntheticpp gmx net>  2010-09-03 10:17:54 ---
> --- Comment #6 from Nicolas Brisset <nicolas brisset eurocopter com>  2010-09-03 09:43:42 ---
> I see... 
> What I don't like is that there are still 2 *major* usability problems:
> 1) discoverability: *nobody* will have the idea of clicking on the upper right
> corner, which makes sense only in zoom mode (to activate tied zoom) and we are
> speaking here about an action that is only working in layout mode! Since we all
> know close to nobody reads docs, it has to be intuitive! The first idea one
> gets it to simply drag the plot as you would to move it, and put the mouse
> cursor above the new tab. I think that's how it should work. It's a sort of
> continuation of the natural layout mode drag event. Why should dragging within
> the view be different from dragging between views?
> 2) unintuitive restriction: after you wrote I have to click on the upper right
> corner, I tried it and thought it did not work. Why? Because I tried to drop
> the plot anywhere in the new tab, that is within the view. And the even only
> gets accepted if you drag the plot to the tab itself! I think it has to be
> possible to drop the plot anywhere in the new view, and that even has the
> benefit that it allows to pre-position it where it makes most sense.
> Could you maybe update back to revision 1168869 and try it there? It was pretty
> close to what I want reg. point 1)

The current state is like 1168869 without breaking existing functionality.
So I think we should disable d&d until it finished.

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