ActionButton mouse area issue

Marco Martin notmart at
Tue Feb 9 11:06:37 UTC 2016

On Monday 08 February 2016 11:48:24 Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> I'm running into a pretty significant issues with the ActionButton:
> Its MouseArea has an implicitWidth of parent.width. Which means that my page
> will not receive any clicks at all in the horizontal band that includes the
> ActionButton - so if the ActionButton "floats" above a ListView, the bottom
> most entry in the ListView cannot be selected (unless it happens to be
> taller than the icon size).
> The issue appears to be that onClicked ALWAYS accepts the event. Even though
> the onClicked code simply returns if the click wasn't on the button (the
> math for that was just recently fixed) - the ListView "behind" never
> receives a click.

hmm, a problem is that from some user testing, it seems that users expect to 
be able to drag that button from any place in the whole bottom strip, rather 
than interact with the contents behind the button.
Thomas may explain this better

Marco Martin

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