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Table - behaviour of showColumn [message #1115086] Mon, 23 September 2013 16:35 Go to next message
Stefan M is currently offline Stefan MFriend
Messages: 29
Registered: September 2012
Junior Member
Hi,

We use RAP 2.1 and experience the following behaviour:

We have a table where not all columns are visible. The last column in the visible area is only visible half. If you click into the last column there is a strange behaviour:
In SWT-Windows this happens:
The left offset of the visible area is adjusted so you see the entire last column. The right corner of the column "docks" to the right corner of the visible area of the table.
In RAP this happens:
The left offset is also adjusted, but in a different way: the left corner of the clicked column "docks" to the left corner of the table.

I do not know what the standard-behaviour in GTK is, but when comparing windows and RAP i would prefer the windows-variant.
I also debugged the Table.showColumn-method and came up with a patch to implement the windows-behaviour (its attched).
What do you think?
If you agree i can open a bug.
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Re: Table - behaviour of showColumn [message #1115167 is a reply to message #1115086] Mon, 23 September 2013 19:15 Go to previous message
Ivan Furnadjiev is currently offline Ivan FurnadjievFriend
Messages: 1873
Registered: July 2009
Senior Member
Hi Stefan,
if I remember correctly we intentionally implemented the showColumn in
that way. There are some complications in case of Table/Tree with fixed
columns.
Best,
Ivan

On 9/23/2013 7:35 PM, Stefan M wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We use RAP 2.1 and experience the following behaviour:
>
> We have a table where not all columns are visible. The last column in the visible area is only visible half. If you click into the last column there is a strange behaviour:
> In SWT-Windows this happens:
> The left offset of the visible area is adjusted so you see the entire last column. The right corner of the column "docks" to the right corner of the visible area of the table.
> In RAP this happens:
> The left offset is also adjusted, but in a different way: the left corner of the clicked column "docks" to the left corner of the table.
>
> I do not know what the standard-behaviour in GTK is, but when comparing windows and RAP i would prefer the windows-variant.
> I also debugged the Table.showColumn-method and came up with a patch to implement the windows-behaviour (its attched).
> What do you think?
> If you agree i can open a bug.

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