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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Show button on Hint window

From: Joern Thyssen
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Show button on Hint window
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 12:46:08 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 10:12:02AM +0100, Ian Shaw wrote
> I've just found this feature - very useful.
> I think it could be enhanced by only allowing 1 move to be selected
> when the Show button is down.  At present, clicking on the first move
> selects it and shows the position. So far, so good.  The intuitive
> thing to do is to click on the next position you want to see. What
> happens is that both positions are now selected and the original
> position is shown.  With the Show button down, clicking on a row ought
> to deselect any previous selections, and select the row just clicked.

Good point! I've modified the code to show this behaviour.

> If you want to go a step further, you could take a leaf out of
> GammOnLine's book. On the published matches, merely hovering the mouse
> over the move selection is sufficient to Show the new position. I find
> it extremely satisfying to use.

This is somewhat complicated to do. I can't find any suitable functions
in GTK+ that translates the current mouse position to the line number in
the move list.


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