[squeak-dev] Re: How difficult is it to change focus on scroll?
J. Vuletich (mail lists)
juanlists at jvuletich.org
Fri Aug 8 23:00:10 UTC 2014
Quoting tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org>:
> On 08-08-2014, at 12:43 PM, Marcel Taeumel
> <marcel.taeumel at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:
>> As long as mouse wheel events are actually keyboard events (ctrl+up/down),
>> this would be tricky. :) You need keyboard focus for them to be effective.
> At least on OS X there must be a way to discriminate since the OS
> enables scrolling of windows not holding the keyboard focus. Which
> is important because its almost as good as the ancient and wonderful
> RISC OS approach that allows the window with keyboard focus to not
> be the topmost window. Which means you can have a large window open
> to read stuff from whilst a window into which you need to type
> something can be almost hidden underneath, leaving the view clear.
> Yes, it’s less important if you have huge screens.
Well, this was also the Squeak behavior. And it is the current Cuis
behavior. I find it useful when on my 800x600 netbook.
> tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
> Law of Logical Argument: Anything is possible if you don't know what
> you are talking about.
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