< button in Lexicon (was: Re: Finding original change sets in the
scott.wallace at squeakland.org
Wed Jan 28 11:24:11 UTC 2004
Hitting the < button instructs the Lexicon to show the method it was
showing just before it switched to the method that it is currently
Given this definition, hitting < twice in succession will take you
from method A to method B and then back to method A -- precisely the
phenomenon you cite.
But I agree that it's not unreasonable to expect that this button
might behave more like a "Previous" button in a web browser, so that
successive pressings of < would result in a reverse traversal of the
sequence of methods that had been viewed.
Perhaps someone will take an interest in pursuing such a feature...
At 8:24 AM +0000 1/28/04, Michael Roberts wrote:
>* I thought the back button of the protocol browser, via Lexicon,
>was acting a bit strangely - btw is it supposed to cycle backwards
>or just change the direction of going forwards? The forwards button
>keeps on cycling forwards but the back button just toggles between
>the current and last selector. Depending on when you then press
>forwards, you can then change the direction of travel? I would
>prefer it to cycle backwards...
>Would you mind just commenting on Lexicon, Scott, as I think you
>wrote it and I'm sure I'm expecting it to do something different
>when I press back.
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