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Re: Gtk scrollbar: thumb too short

From: Jan D.
Subject: Re: Gtk scrollbar: thumb too short
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 19:33:41 +0200 (CEST)

>     I don't think there has been a satisfactory explanation of how you
>     are going to deal with minimum size issues; which for some themes
>     occur on quite moderately sized buffers. (As I said earlier, for
>     Red Hat's default theme, the minimum scrollbar thumb size is
>     ~30 pixels)
> I see how the minimum thumb size will sometimes give a misleading idea
> of what fraction of the file is visible.  That can happen even without
> overscrolling, but whether it is a problem is a matter people might
> disagree about.
> Aside form that, what issue is there with minimum size?
>     If you connect to the "adjust_bounds" signal on GtkRange (the 
>     base class for GtkScrollbar), this gives you the chance, when
>     the user clicks the arrows or drags the thumb, to adjust
>     the bounds and/or page size *before* GTK+ clamps the position.
> Thanks.  Jan, could you see if this method works?

I will try.

        Jan D.

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