[Sugar-devel] Scrollbar width

Paul Fox pgf at laptop.org
Thu Dec 10 07:54:28 EST 2009

benjamin wrote:
 > Hello,
 > On Wed, 2009-12-09 at 22:43 -0500, Art Hunkins wrote:
 > > I've now got whole-screen scrollbars working well in my music activities, 
 > > but I'd like to make the bars wider. The automatic settings (as used in most 
 > > activities) are too narrow for my taste.
 > First of all I would like to say: Please do not play with themes, just
 > because you don't like something that much ... (especially should you
 > dislike them in general and not only in your activity)
 > Other than that. IIRC the reason for the scrollbars to be that narrow
 > was the plan to use the Grab-Key+Touchpad for scrolling. This means that
 > the main purpose of the scorllbar is to show the position, but not to
 > use the handle itself for scrolling.

and just in case it's not clear from the above -- the grab-key+touchpad
feature is present in XO-1.5 releases, and available for the XO-1 if the 
olpc-kbdshim package is installed.

 paul fox, pgf at laptop.org

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