On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 16:49 +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> a user has expressed his opinion in Bugzilla that the autoscroll feature
> is more harmful than useful for paint tools:
> Auto scroll for drag and drop, for moving a floating selection etc
> == all win and good. I just think it's a bad default action for
> freehand drawing tools, where bam, you get a line drawn all the way
> accross the screen. I have to stop, undo the drawing I just did hope
> it wasn't a full minute of trying to paint the edge of something or
> sketching a difficult body part in a wierd pose I just finally got
> right. Then pull my heart out of my throat if it's been an
> hour since my last save and the screen just scrolled 700 pixels down
> in half a second for no apparent reason.
> It would be trivial to turn autoscrolling off for paint tools. But I
> wonder if other users find it useful. So, please let me know. Do you
> think the image view should scroll when you touch the edge of the window
> with a paint tool? Should this stay, should it be turned off in general
> or can we improve the behaviour for example by using a longer delay
> before autoscrolling starts?
I cannot imagine painting something sane while the view auto-scrolls.
Not scrolling sounds sane for paint tools.
Jakub Steiner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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