[LAD] sliders/fans

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Nov 22 14:25:58 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 7:05 AM, James Morris <james at jwm-art.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Nov 2011 15:33:16 +0400
> Alexandre Prokoudine <alexandre.prokoudine at gmail.com> wrote:
>> For darktable we examined the slider from phat and created a similar
>> new, more usable widget which combines a label and a slider. You can
>> enter precise value after a right click inside the slider area, and
>> you can use pretty much anything as displayed unit: %, ", dB, px...
>> whatever. Here is an example:
>> http://i.imgur.com/KvwjS.png
>> The highlighted "-0.500" is where I right-clicked to enter precise
>> value.
> That looks interesting. I take it you removed the fan drawing code?
> What about imprecise but fine grained adjustments?
> If not, would adding a modifier such as [shift] for finer grained
> movement of the slider be considered? It probably would be unimportant
> for darktable, but in an audio application where adjustmented has
> immediate affect on the audio stream it would certainly be useful.

just fyi, ardour's plugin parameter controllers do all of this and
have done so for years. the only difference is that you double click
to enter a numeric value, since right clicks are exclusively reserved
for context menus.

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