[Pharo-project] WindowOrganiser (was: Tab widget improvements)

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Fri Jun 10 02:56:44 EDT 2011


excellent!!!
We need to use the same in Nautilus and Glamour

Stef
On Jun 10, 2011, at 8:52 AM, laurent laffont wrote:

> Hi Gary,
> 
> 
> I've played a little and changed:
> 
> DockingBarMorph subclass: #WindowOrganiser
> 	uses: TEasilyThemed
> 	instanceVariableNames: 'tabGroup'
> 	classVariableNames: ''
> 	poolDictionaries: ''
> 	category: 'Guru'
> 
> (sorry, I feel stupid, I don't know how to make a changeset, need to look at this :)
> 
> So I can open a sort of docking panel: (see attached screenshot)
> 
> 
> WindowOrganiser new
>   openInWorld;
>   height:200;
>   adhereToBottom.
> 
> 
> That means we can have docking panels like the IDEs Java students use :)
> 
> Moreover TWM tile windows only in clear area, so all this play nicely together.
> 
> I wonder what's the best way to package all this. In Polymorph ?
> 
> 
> Laurent Laffont - @lolgzs
> 
> Pharo Smalltalk Screencasts: http://www.pharocasts.com/
> Blog: http://magaloma.blogspot.com/
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> 
> 
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Gary Chambers <gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Even better when working more properly (attached)
> 
> Regards, Gary
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: laurent laffont
> To: Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr
> Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2011 2:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [Pharo-project] Tab widget improvements
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Gary Chambers <gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Something to get you started... ;-0
> 
> 
> aaaaargggggggg    THAT'S SO DAMN COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> 
> Laurent
> 
> 
>  
>  
> WindowOrganiser new open
>  
> Optionally, via halo, turn on "Accept drops" for the window, else use the window menu to "Grab window...".
>  
> Plenty of evilness left to sort out with it, naturally.
> Have fun!
> 
> Regards, Gary
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Gary Chambers
> To: Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr
> Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2011 10:03 AM
> Subject: Re: [Pharo-project] Tab widget improvements
> 
> Hi Laurent.
>  
> Sounds like a cool idea and is possible. You'd likely need to modify SystemWindow  somewhat to deal with being within a tab (remove grips, forward label changes to the tab, handle activation (TopWindow stuff might be tricky) etc.). You'd also want an option (perhaps a button in the tab label) to break the window out again.
>  
> For some of this you could get some ideas from StandardWindow with respect to fullscreen, #noteNewOwner:
> 
> Regards, Gary
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: laurent laffont
> To: Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr
> Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 5:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [Pharo-project] Tab widget improvements
> 
> Hi Gary,
> 
> I wanted to try what follows while coding TWM, maybe with your magic super powers its easy :)
> 
> Create  a SystemWindow subclass: #TabbedWindow (or better name).
> 
> In this window's menu there's the list of all other SystemWindows. When you click on it, the window goes as tab.
> 
> So I can group several windows in a tabbed container. Like the group windows feature of KDE. See http://blip.tv/sebastian-kgler/window-managing-features-in-kde-plasma-4-4-3180359 at 1'50.
> 
> Is it hard ? Idea how to do this ?
> 
> Laurent.
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Gary Chambers <gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> For another example, just a quickly hacked together (i.e. quick and dirty) multi workspace thing attached.
> 
> MultiWorkspaceWindow new open
> 
> Use the window menu to add workspaces, otherwise works like a workspace for the selected tab.
> 
> Regards, Gary
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gary Chambers" <gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com>
> 
> To: <Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 3:26 PM
> 
> Subject: Re: [Pharo-project] Tab widget improvements
> 
> 
> Lol
> 
> Regards, Gary
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tudor Girba" <tudor at tudorgirba.com>
> To: <Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 3:19 PM
> Subject: Re: [Pharo-project] Tab widget improvements
> 
> 
> You know my soft spot :)
> 
> Doru
> 
> 
> On 8 Jun 2011, at 16:04, Gary Chambers wrote:
> 
> I expect Doru will want it in 1.3 for Moose ;-)
> 
> Regards, Gary
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Marcus Denker" <marcus.denker at inria.fr>
> To: <Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 3:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [Pharo-project] Tab widget improvements
> 
> 
> 
> On Jun 8, 2011, at 3:55 PM, Gary Chambers wrote:
> 
> Attached, some improvements to the TabGroupMorph etc. having had feedback from Doru.
> 
> Provides scrolling buttons when insufficient room for all tabs and displays only tabs for which there is room! (excepting at least one).
> 
> Can optionally set wrapScrolling on the TabSelectorMorph to allow wraparound scrolling via the buttons.
> 
> 
> Do we put that in 1.3 or 1.4?
> 
> http://code.google.com/p/pharo/issues/list?thanks=4376
> 
> 
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