[squeak-dev] Another oddity

Tim Johnson digit at sonic.net
Thu Jun 11 17:03:14 UTC 2020

Yes, thank you.  I agree.  I treasure this feature. 

Also, I am sorry (to the list) that a portion of my email was cryptic
(at best).  I had misunderstood some of the earlier thread and was
replying from a confused place.  :)  


On 2020-06-11 09:39, Trygve Reenskaug wrote:

> Something has apparently been broken on the journey from 4.5 to 5.3.
> My bug report was about editing the entry in the search pane.
> It's a very neat feature, IMO
> On 2020.06.11 17:51, Tim Johnson wrote: Well, it may be worth noting that this is not a search dialog for what is in the list.  When I hit Cmd-F (or Ctrl-F) in the first list pane, I am not searching for class categories, but rather classes.   
> As far as I can tell, the search dialog which appears in 4.5 works fine and does not exhibit the problem reported in this thread. 
> Also, please don't take this search dialog away ;)    To reiterate, this is not a filter feature, but rather a "class search" feature. 
> On Jun 11, 2020, at 1:11 AM, Marcel Taeumel wrote: 
> That said, we may want to add search dialogs for all 4 lists in the system browser, not just the first one. :-) 
> Best, 
> Marcel 
> Am 11.06.2020 10:10:26 schrieb Marcel Taeumel <marcel.taeumel at hpi.de>:
>> Is the field morph really required? 
> It is just more user-friendly. A search dialog usually as a text field to type something into. That said, I am against adding such fields in a system browser because they would occupy too much screen space. :-D So, I am rather indecisive about this matter... :'( 
> Best, 
> Marcel 
> Am 11.06.2020 09:21:42 schrieb K K Subbu <kksubbu.ml at gmail.com>:
> On 11/06/20 12:02 pm, Marcel Taeumel wrote:
>> One could forward #textEdited: from the input field to set the list's 
>> item filter. Yet, there is no way to forward a "filter changed" event to 
>> the text field. Well, you could choose to only install the 
>> keyboard-event filter for the list morph and combine that with 
>> #textEdited:. Then you would spread the sync code across 2 methods, but 
>> you could improve the user experience. :-)
> Marcel,
> Is the field morph really required? class/method lists in browser don't 
> use one to filter the displayed list. Just pop up a list morph with all 
> classes and let the list morph do the filtering like in class/method 
> panes. The dialog window only needs to intercept enter/escape from the 
> list morph. choose/cancel buttons may also be dropped.
> Regards .. Subbu


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