[squeak-dev] Re: How difficult is it to change focus on scroll?

J. Vuletich (mail lists) juanlists at jvuletich.org
Fri Aug 8 23:04:14 UTC 2014

No, that wasn't a private answer at all :) . Apologies for the noise.

Quoting "J. Vuletich (mail lists)" <juanlists at jvuletich.org>:

> Hi Tim,
> (private answer)
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Juan Vuletich
>> tim
>> --
>> 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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