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Re: Cursor position improvements.


On 4/6/2011 1:27 PM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> On 04/06/2011 11:49 AM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>>>>>> On a related note, I have been thinking that the cursor usage during a
>>>>>> EESCHEMA *find* is less than optimal.  This is related to searching multiple
>>>>>> times using the same string, I have to keep moving the mouse in order to
>>>>>> click the next button.
>>>>> Dick
>>>>> This should be an easier problem to fix but more difficult one to come
>>>>> to a consensus on.  The current behavior is to warp the cursor to the
>>>>> item found.  I could add an option to the find dialog to enable/disable
>>>>> warping the pointer.  Anyone else have a preference or any ideas on
>>>>> this?  If adding the option to the find dialog is acceptable, I'll add
>>>>> it to my list.
>>>>> Wayne
>> Probably need a compile time option then.  This search functionality is not
>> really tolerable anymore for me.
>> There is no reason to move the mouse pointer AND the cross hairs both.  Do I
>> have to switch to a MAC, where this supposedly not possible to do?
>> I'll add this to my todo list.
> Sorry, I see now the much appreciated, and previously unseen button in the
> eeschema find dialog called
> * Do not warp cursor to found item.
> Nice.

See.  I do listen to my customers. :)  I'm surprised you haven't noticed it
before now.  It was committed about two months ago.


> Dick
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