Mouse enter/leave events and their usefulness
ned at bike-nomad.com
Sat Jul 22 20:43:53 UTC 2000
Karl Ramberg wrote:
> I find UI's that make me
> > discover widgets using mouse-over feedback (rather than some unambiguous static
> > visual indication) quite annoying.
> Thanks for the answer. I agree that this could be annoying. I'm currently working on
> mouse enter events that trigger a timer and then if there is a mouse leave before
> the timer knocks in it will not trigger. But for this to work it can't miss the event!
> That's when it become really annoying.
I don't get it... you're saying that you have an interface that requires the
mouse to hover for a while before something happens (which is why you're using
So if you don't do anything until the mouse has been there a while, why
does it matter if you miss a mouse flying over quickly?
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email: ned at bike-nomad.com
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