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Re: [platform-swt-dev] Suggest to add a new widget in SWT
- From: David Whiteman <dlwhiteman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 09:15:30 -0500
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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.
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.