[openbox] [RELEASE] Openbox 3.4.3 and ObConf 2.0.2 ... however ...

Clay Barnes clay at hci-matters.com
Tue Jul 24 22:25:20 EDT 2007

On 03:17 Wed 25 Jul     , Mikael Magnusson wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jul 2007, Clay Barnes wrote:
> >On 16:27 Tue 24 Jul, Dana Jansens wrote:
> >
> >>That makes it impossible to move over more than one desktop without a
> >>huge amount of mouse moving.  Having something display when you switch
> >>desktops might alleviate this confusion.
> >
> >Also, for those of us who use tablets, the drag across desktops breaks
> >horribly.  We hit the edge of the WS then the mouse is put at the
> >opposite edge and thrown back within a few milliseconds which
> >activates the next flip, and so on as fast as the CPU can handle.
> Tablets with absolute positioning? (Maybe all tablets are, I don't really 
> know :)
> --
> Mikael Magnusson

Yeah, while technically tablets can be relative positioning, much of
their usefulness is derived from using absolute mode.  Consequently,
it's rare for a person to use anything but absolute positioning.

Clay Barnes


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