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Double clicking on Tree items under Mac and Linux [message #548504] Thu, 22 July 2010 08:12
Albert Pikus is currently offline Albert PikusFriend
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Registered: October 2009

On Windows double click expands/collapses tree items automatically, as long as untyped selection listener is registered (I also have SelectionListener registered on my tree) - in opposite case, double click stops working correctly. So double click is working fine on Windows.

But on Mac and Linux, DoubleClick doesn't work automatically, so I added SWT.MouseDoubleClick listener too when running on Mac/Linux. Although expanding/collapsing of tree items by double clicking works on Mac/Linux, event is not fired if interval between two double clicks is too short - when double clicking very fast, DoubleClick event is not fired.

Here is the code:

if (isMac() || isLinux())
            tree.addListener(SWT.MouseDoubleClick, new Listener()
                public void handleEvent(Event event)
                    Point point = new Point(event.x, event.y);
                    TreeItem item = tree.getItem(point);
                    if (item != null)
                        if (item.getExpanded())

I think that this problem can be solved, since the Eclipse Package Explorer doesn't suffer from it - no matter how fast you click on tree items, double click is always fired.

Any ideas would be helpful, best regards,


[Updated on: Thu, 22 July 2010 09:10]

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