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Re: sequence-dialog-items that scroll properly
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Jonathan Kaye)
- Subject: Re: sequence-dialog-items that scroll properly
- From: email@example.com (Bill St. Clair)
- Date: Mon, 1 Mar 1993 15:37:08 -0600
- Cc: info-mcl
At 21:37 2/26/93 -0500, Jonathan Kaye wrote:
>I posted a note a month or two ago about my sequence-dialog-item which
>has long entries that cannot be displayed completely at once in its
>container view. No problem, that's the point of the horizontal
>scrollbar that seems to be sensitive to the length of the element
>(i.e. with a string about twice as long as the displayable horizontal
>area, it positions the thumb half way). The problem is that when I
>move the thumb manually or by pressing the arrows, the listbox does
>not display the rest of the string, rather the thumb jumps to the
>rightmost position in the scrollbar and nothing is displayed.
>I've looked over the documentation carefully, but have not seen how to
>control the step size for sequence dialog items, and I can't figure
>out how to display the remaining portion of the element!
>Does anyone please have any suggestions? I can't believe this is
>something no one ran into yet! I got no responses to my posting
MCL's sequence-dialog-item's are based on the Macintosh list manager.
The list manager supports scrolling only by complete list elements.
Hence, that is all that MCL supports. To get pixel resolution scrolling,
I'm afraid you'll have to write the code yourself.