[Pharo-dev] Nautilus: Selection and Drag & Drop Redux

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sun Dec 29 15:53:22 EST 2013


one of our problem is that the OS of the events are sometimes mapped to strange things like macRoman I do not what or simply ignored.
This is on our todo to address that.

Stef


On 29 Dec 2013, at 18:29, Andreas Wacknitz <a.wacknitz at gmx.de> wrote:

> Nicolai,
> 
> I can confirm your problems as I have checked this on the latest Pharo-3.0 image. On the Mac platform you can select different items by means of the CMD key.
> There is no equivalent on the Windows platform as the „Windows" key seems to be ignored (or caught by the OS).
> 
> Regards,
> Andreas
> 
> Am 29.12.2013 um 17:55 schrieb Nicolai Hess <nicolaihess at web.de>:
> 
>> I am suprised multiselection is used at all. I could not get it to select what I want.
>> I can only select one item, shift-click for another item and all items between are selected, too.
>> And deselecting items in between is not possible.
>> (Tested on Windows platform). Does multiselection (doing multiple select/deselect) working on
>> a Mac?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 2013/12/29 Benjamin <Benjamin.VanRyseghem.Pharo at gmail.com>
>> The problem is that the drag and the selection are both triggered by mouse down.
>> NewList fixes this by triggering drag on mousedown, and select on mouseup
>> 
>> Ben
>> 
>> On 29 Dec 2013, at 17:21, Sean P. DeNigris <sean at clipperadams.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Issue 12534
>>> https://pharo.fogbugz.com/default.asp?12534
>>> 
>>> From the issue:
>>> 
>>>> The workflow is awkward. It has been reported before, but still doesn't
>>>> feel quite right.
>>>> 
>>>> Use case: I'm hunting around for methods to re-categorize. I click this
>>>> one, that one, another one. Okay, that's everything I need. I mouse down
>>>> (whether Cmd is still pressed or not), to begin dragging my multiple
>>>> selection, and the item I clicked on is de-selected, and so not included
>>>> if I start dragging.
>>>> 
>>>> I checked in the Mac Finder, and the way it works is that it processes
>>>> drags on mouse down, but [de]selection on mouse up. This works much
>>>> better. If I click a selected item to drag, it works, but if I release the
>>>> mouse without dragging, it toggles the selection - much more useable.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----
>>> Cheers,
>>> Sean
>>> --
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>>> 
>> 
>> 
> 

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