On Sunday 02 December 2007 01:29:39 am William Skaggs wrote:
> > I like the idea of having this functionality available. I have tried the
> > patch and it seems very capable. There appears to be bug which presented
> > itself when I did the following: ...
> Thanks for the "bug report".  I'll take a look at it.> As a general
> comment, I would point out that this interface might present
> > a problem in the future when "in-place" text editing is implemented.
> > Since the primary function of the tool is text input, perhaps it would be
> > better to require a modal key (ALT?) when adjusting the frame so that, in
> > the future, unmodified mouse clicks could be used to specify cursor
> > location and text selections.
> I hadn't thought about this, but it seems to me that it would
> be simpler to distinguish between clicking (used in in-place
> editing) and click-and-drag (used for modifying shape).

I actually dislike the idea of having "clicking modes" - We might 
have "clicking locations" - ike, clicking in the handlers always do resize, 
and just draw the handlers so that no text falls inside them.

Certain programs that do use the "two modes"  for editing and dragging the 
text container are an absolute PITA to use exactly  due to this. (OOo 


> But 
> in general I am absolutely delighted to leave that sort of question
> to the wisdom of Peter and his cohorts.
> -- Bill

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