[Kst] Re: branches/work/kst/portto4/kst/src/libkstapp

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Tue Sep 28 22:02:47 CEST 2010

On 28.09.2010 10:02, Brisset, Nicolas wrote:
>> OK, seems we have found a new mode/option, we only have to find a
> better
>> name than "Data Mode".
> Yes, that's not a bad idea. It is long known to current kst users, but
> what it does is certainly not obvious to new users. Let's try to call
> something like "Show closest data point", or "Highlight closest data
> point" or "Data point cursor".
>> Isn't it a toggable option for the View menu: "View->Data Point" or
>> something like that?
>> Especially currently the View menu looks a bit too empty.
> We can try adding it to the View menu, and leave it in the Mode toolbar.
> I'm not 100% sure though, because it loses some consistency and "Mode"
> basically contains all options that affect what happens when you move
> the mouse around and scroll/zoom. I'd actually rather leave it under
> Mode for now and dno't worry about the View menu being a bit too empty.
> But in the end it should be up to users to decide...
> I'm planning to show the changes to some users around here, as soon as
> we have something clean and a corresponding Windows snapshot. I'll ask
> them that question. Before creating the snapshot, let's put the data
> mode back with its new name. OK?
> Nicolas

I've added the option "Highlight data point" which is disabled in layout mode
(now like tied zoom). And it is still in the Mode menu.


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