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Re: Toolbar redraw causes unwanted selection

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Toolbar redraw causes unwanted selection
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 23:22:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     > The reason I suggest waiting for C-l (or maybe for something else)
>     > before making it smaller is that I think the frequent changes
>     > in tool bar size, when switching back and forth between two windows,
>     > could be annoying for the user.
>     I don't see an easy way to implement the "wait for C-l" -- and for the
>     case at hand, it doesn't even solve the problem, as the abnormal
>     behaviour happens when the toolbar size is increased.
> You are right; this bug would still have to be fixed at the low level.
> Nonetheless, the change I suggest in the auto-resize behavior would
> avoid a behavior that might be quite annoying.  It only takes two
> characters to switch windows,

I count M-x as _one_ character, and the combination v q from dired
switches buffers on every keystroke.

> and I often do that a few times in a row.  If the toolbar were to
> change size each time, it would be very distracting.  If it were to
> remain enlarged until I type C-l to let it shrink back down, that
> distraction would be gone.

Possibly.  One would need to try it.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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