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Re: [platform-swt-dev] Suggest to add a new widget in SWT

Monday, February 23, 2004, 6:15:26 AM, Eric Miravete wrote:

> I work in IBM/Rational. My team makes plugins under Eclipse 3.0. We 
> developped a new SWT widget named Scrollview. This widget provides a 
> scrolling area with on-demand scroll bars to show large content in a view.
> This object provides protected method to dispatch paint, mouse and 
> keyboard events directly in content coordinates. We suggest for the 
> community to add this object in a future SWT's release. It is very useful 
> to create new scrolling area and you can activate "overview" functionality 
> to accelerate scrolling on a very large content.

> A tiny documentation and the source code is attached with this email.

> Eric.

Sounds something like java.awt.ScrollPane.  What services does it
provide over using a Composite widget with its built-in scrollbars?

If you have a widget or other code you would like to contribute, the
best thing would be to create a feature request in Bugzilla and attach
your code, docs, etc. to it.