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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Tweak suggestion for Measurements plug-in "All: by Da

From: Busser, Jim
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Tweak suggestion for Measurements plug-in "All: by Day" user interaction
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2015 20:10:58 +0000

On 2015-02-01, at 11:23 AM, Karsten Hilbert <address@hidden> wrote:

>> 1) Say the user single-clicks on any date, thus loading the
>> display area. With this (or any other date) now "in focus", I
>> gather that sequential key-presses (or continuously holding
>> down) on up-cursor or down-cursor will cause each date to be
>> "in focus" and sequential loading of the display.
> Exactly.
>> If this
>> translates into noticeable lags where the user did not
>> actually want to see those "results along the way",
> That's what I feared when I first decided to require a
> double-click day-activation for results loading. However,
> this smells of Premature Optimization. Let's see whether it
> is actually slow.

It might help if successive key-presses (or if sustained holding-down of a 
cursor key) could signal the middleware to discard any pending activity, but 
maybe there's no practical way to do that. But I suppose for now we can just 
wait and see.

-- Jim 

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