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Re: [O] [RFC] Shrink columns dynamically

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: [O] [RFC] Shrink columns dynamically
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:14:13 -0400
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Uwe Brauer <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> writes:
>     > Hello,
>     > Uwe Brauer <address@hidden> writes:
>     >> This is the patch I applied and tested? If so, I think it is a very 
> good
>     >> thing and should be in master.
>     > This is the same patch, along with the complete removal of old column
>     > narrowing using width cookies.
> Removing, oh oops
> I just was faced with a table which just contained 3 columns but very
> many rows. In second column however was very wide, it contained titled
> of journals. So 'cutting' them to half was sufficient to identify them
> but allowed me to see the third column. So I say narrowing and hiding
> are two useful features. I would not say one can substitute the other.
> Hiding is useful if I have very many small columns but narrowing for
> very wide columns.
> So please do not remove narrowing.
> Uwe Brauer 

I would agree with that: I haven't tried the patch and column hiding,
but I have used narrowing in the past, in exactly the context that Uwe


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