On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 16:49 +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> 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?

Hi Sven,

I cannot imagine painting something sane while the view auto-scrolls.
Not scrolling sounds sane for paint tools.


Jakub Steiner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Novell, Inc.

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