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Re: Scrollbars ?

From: Michaël Cadilhac
Subject: Re: Scrollbars ?
Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 11:58:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jan Djärv <address@hidden> writes:

> Michaël Cadilhac skrev:
>> Another recipe:
>> $ emacs -Q
>> C-x 3 C-x  2 RET RET RET  RET (enough to make the  scroll bars useful)
>> Then `zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz' and  the scrollbar will get bigger,
>> even if the line doesn't span over multiple lines.
>> In GNU Emacs (i686-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars)
>>  of 2006-05-27 on mahaena
>> X server distributor `Gentoo (The X.Org Foundation 6.8.2, revision 
>> r6-0.1.13)', version 11.0.60802000
>> configured using `configure '--prefix=/usr''
> This might be considered a bug.  At least it is a pity that the
> different scroll bars Emacs can be compiled with behave the same way.
> The Lesstif/Motif and Gtk+ scroll bars does not have this behaviour
> (i.e. growing when zzzzz is pressed, they shrink instead).  I know
> that Lesstif/Motif/Gtk+ has another way of dealing with overscrolling
> than the native/Xaw3d scroll bars.  I think this is an unfortunate
> side effect of that.  On the other hand, many feel that the
> Lesstif/Motif/Gtk+ way of overscrolling is a bug too.  I guess we have
> to revisit this issue after the release.  I don't think this is so
> important to fix before that.

Agree. Let's keep in mind these `bugs' and work on them later.

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