[Uml-devel] [Bug 117657] New: grow edit space to the left, too
simon.huerlimann at access.unizh.ch
Mon Dec 5 13:33:03 UTC 2005
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Summary: grow edit space to the left, too
ReportedBy: simon.huerlimann access unizh ch
Version: 1.4.2 (using KDE 3.4.3, Kubuntu Package 4:3.4.3-0ubuntu1 )
Compiler: Target: i486-linux-gnu
OS: Linux (i686) release 2.6.12-10-686
The main diagram view on the right automatically grow in some situations. When you're in 'Select' mode, moving elements towards the right or lower edge expands the view. It doesn't expand when moving to the left or upper edge. If you need more space to the left or upper side, you need to select everything and move it away.
An annoying side effect: If you select a group of elements, you destroy the layout when moving them to the left or upper edge. The most left elements stop moving at the border, while you still move other elements. This can lead to overlapping and generally does unintended changes to the layout. If you move the group back to the right, the original layout isn't restored. You probably need to call 'Undo'.
The magic growing should be available in all directions. This both adds to a consistent editing experience and prevents accidential layout destruction. When it is hard to implement, a fix for the side effect would be appreciated: stop moving any elements when the outmost element of a group hits the border
Thanx for doing all the good work!
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