[sugar] scrolling the journal list view (was Re: alt-tabbing to the Journal)

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti
Sat Oct 11 16:23:55 EDT 2008

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 10:20 PM, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
>>> Second, and my preference, we could introduce temporal section
>>> headers.  After scrolling far enough back in time, there might be
>>> sections for each month, and further back, for each year, etc., with
>>> each section being represented by a header only, and a disclosure
>>> button.  Clicking on a section would open it inline, closing the
>>> currently open section, thus keeping everything in the Journal
>>> temporally ordered on a single "infinite" page, but allowing one to
>>> dive into it in any range of time.
>> Yes, I like this idea and I think it's pretty much doable.
> Yes, I do like this. This also resolves the issue as found in regular
> desktop UI controls (and current Journal implementation), for where
> you have long a document and try to use the scroll-bar for navigation
> ? the longer the page the smaller the scroll-bar, the more sensitive
> it's movement, and the harder it is to navigate in a controlled,
> refined manner.

+1 excellent idea.


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