[LAD] Mouse/knob interaction

hermann brummer- at web.de
Tue Sep 14 03:07:07 UTC 2010

Am Sonntag, den 12.09.2010, 12:28 +0200 schrieb Olivier Guilyardi:
> On 09/11/2010 08:23 PM, hermann wrote:
> > You comes into the fine-tune mode after you have leave ctrl and hold the
> > mouse-button pressed. A right click on a Controller pops up a spinbox to
> > set a Value direct.
> Press ctrl, hold the mouse button, release ctrl but not the button... That's
> quite a hidden feature. I do respect your choice, but that confirms what I said:
> it's designed for a specific purpose, it needs some more options to become a
> generic widget that can accommodate the various tastes mentioned on this thread.
> > Also you can use your own images (with rcstyle files) with your own size
> > for the knob's, two different sizes for the knobs are possible. You can
> > change the Image during runtime. 
> Changing the background image isn't sufficient to rival with the phat knob
> visual animation, which provide a rotary level meter, as found in many modern
> software. Check out the underlying pixmap(s):
> http://svn.berlios.de/wsvn/phat/trunk/phat/pixmaps/knob.png
> > Main author of libgxw is Andreas Degert, it's in Alpha stage, and open
> > for suggestions.
> > But indeed we see the need for a GTK Audio Widget library because we
> > need it for our project, so we start to create on.
> IMO you should get some inspiration from Phat..
> http://phat.berlios.de/
> --
>   Olivier
Okay, when you have generic Desktop rc-style files in mind, maybe libgxw
isn't the solution, I have more something like this in mind:

I guess with a ordinary GTK RC Desktop style file it will look ugly.

greats hermann

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