Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Knobs (was: Virtual Mixing Desk)
From: Lee Revell (rlrevell_AT_joe-job.com)
Date: Sun Jul 18 2004 - 03:00:13 EEST
On Sat, 2004-07-17 at 17:08, Sampo Savolainen wrote:
> I have also disliked knobs in gui applications, but I just realized that
> the problem is not with the widget, but how it is controlled.
> The knob UI element doesn't have a single operating method. Knobs in
> different applications work in different ways. If this would be
> standardized, the knob could be a very efficient UI widget. It uses very
> little screen space and can be used to display a very broad range of
> I propose:
> - To move: press left button on knob, while the button is pressed,
> vertical movement moves the dial (left -, right +)
> - If shift is pressed, the movement will count as 1/10th (or
> - Double click on the knob for entering the value manually
> - Middle click sets the knob to the direction the mouse pointer is
> located looking from the middle of the knob.
> (- Right click would be reserved for context menus)
> Anybody know of a good authoritative standardizing body in the open
> source front who would be interested in taking this task?
Argh, not this thread again.
MOUSE WHEEL, people, MOUSE WHEEL! It is SO EASY!
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