[scribus] Properties Panel

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Mon May 11 01:25:35 UTC 2015

On 05/10/2015 09:20 PM, teodor toma silvestru muntean wrote:
> Yes, I experience something like that with ’magic mouse’ on Macintosh, in stable 1.4.4 version. Just a little touch of MagicMouse and something change (if the pointer is over dropdown menus of Properties Panel; do autoselect/auto-focus the drop menu and scrolling to other value).
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> teodor toma silvestru muntean
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> On 11 May 2015 at 02:52:57, David Burleigh (david.burleigh at gmx.com) wrote:
> I find the Properties panel in version 5.0 very difficult to use  
> because in order to traverse the many sections, I automatically use the  
> scroll wheel on my trackball, but I often end up changing something I  
> don't want to change. This is because depending on where I last  
> interacted with its interface, the scrolling action is taken to mean  
> scrolling within a field. This is very disconcerting. Sometimes I don't  
> even know what has been changed because it happens so fast as I turn  
> the scroll wheel. I wish there would be a way to focus the scrolling  
> behavior on just the purpose of traversing the many options without it  
> actually changing any values. Does anyone else experience frustration  
> with this behavior?  

Properties has become something of a monster, even before 1.5.0, and
just gotten worse as new features have been added.

There is a tremendous desire* to fix it, which if successful will make
it less complex, and if we're lucky have no scrolling.


* desire != concrete action

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