|Re: How to use push-button in SWT? [message #1770982 is a reply to message #1770970]
||Sun, 20 August 2017 15:29
| Michael Moser
Registered: October 2012
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Nitin Dahyabhai wrote on Sun, 20 August 2017 08:32|
How would someone using just the keyboard access this functionality?
Frankly: I don't care! And I don't think that the absence of a keyboard equivalent implies that one can or should not support a UI feature.
Sure, its nice and convenient if there exists a keyboard equivalent but there will always be some UI capabilities that are not available when using different input methods. How would you e. g. mimic a "long-press" or "hovering" over some item (which typically brings up some hint) using a keyboard? Or drag-and-drop?
Or how would you draw a line (or a box) in a drawing program other than by defining the first point by pressing and the second by releasing the mouse button? I don't know of any keyboard equivalent for such gesture, either.
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