ActionButton mouse area issue

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Tue Feb 9 14:38:42 UTC 2016


On Tuesday, February 09, 2016 05:56:53 AM Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 09, 2016 at 12:06:37PM +0100, Marco Martin wrote:
> > 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
> 
> Visually I don't get that. There is a button. It's small, it's round.
> Why would this be the only button in a UI that responds to a click
> anywhere in the horizontal stripe that extends on both sides of it?
> 
> But that's neither here nor there because there's the code in onClicked
> that carefully makes sure that even though the button LOOKS like it
> responds to the click (and prevents anything else from getting that
> click), it still doesn't ACT on that click and simply returns.
> 
> Sorry, that's just broken.

Can we make it react to horizontal swipe, but nothing else?
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sebas

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