Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Wireshark-commits] rev 47214: /trunk/ /trunk/epan/: prefs.c
From: Joerg Mayer <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:17:08 +0200
Hello Gerald,

sorry to be so late in this.

I *badly* miss the scroll bar on the left side. Is it possible to get it back?
At the beginning of the Qt4 port I spent about one day trying to figure out
how to get a scrollbar preference into the Qt port. The end result was, that
it isn't trivial (aka not anticipated by Qt4 unless you use right to left text
as well), so it has to be done manually like konsole does, but that is beyond
my capabilities of implementing.
There were rumors that Qt5 might actually add this, but I haven't checked yet
whether this is acutally the case.
Only after the scrollbar was gone did I realize what you describe as
"as recently discussed on -dev" was about the scrollbar reference. I think this
kind of stuff should be discussed on -users, not -dev.


On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 06:27:19PM +0000, [email protected] wrote:
> http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=47214
> User: gerald
> Date: 2013/01/22 10:27 AM
> Log:
>  GTK+:
>  Get rid of user-hostile behavior. In the layout preferences pane 2 & 3
>  radio buttons overrode the user's selection if a duplicate item was
>  selected. Now we assume that the user knows what he or she is doing and
>  steal duplicate selections from the other panes.
>  Qt:
>  Match the new GTK+ behavior in the layout preferences. Add padding
>  around the layout images. Add toolbar style preferences to the
>  Appearance pane (instead of the layout pane).
>  All:
>  Remove the selection mode and scrollbar placement prefs and mark them
>  obsolete as recently discussed on -dev.
>  Adjust the layout images yet again after more Awful Monitor Testing.
> Directory: /trunk/epan/
>   Changes    Path          Action
>   +3 -17     prefs.c       Modified
>   +0 -3      prefs.h       Modified
> Directory: /trunk/ui/gtk/
>   Changes    Path                      Action
>   +0 -32     gui_utils.c               Modified
>   +0 -4      gui_utils.h               Modified
>   +2742 -2751 layouts.h                 Modified
>   +6 -2      main.c                    Modified
>   +0 -44     packet_list.c             Modified
>   +0 -8      packet_list.h             Modified
>   +1 -33     packet_panes.c            Modified
>   +1 -8      packet_panes.h            Modified
>   +1 -1      packet_win.c              Modified
> (14 files not shown)
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Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
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