[LAD] User eXperience in Linux Audio
Ivica Ico Bukvic
ico.bukvic at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 18:51:32 UTC 2015
On 4/23/2015 2:10 PM, Hermann Meyer wrote:
> Am 23.04.2015 um 13:49 schrieb Thorsten Wilms:
>> On 23.04.2015 11:50, Vytautas Jancauskas wrote:
>>> Who would think that having to operate a circular knob by moving the
>>> mouse in a little circle is convenient? It's also a bit harder to
>>> implement. Is there some argument for it I am not aware of?
>> Properly done radial knobs do not force you to move the pointer in a
>> little circle, but allow you to increase the distance. This way, you
>> get adjustable precision. In my own experience, this can work very
>> well for parameters that have a huge range (i.e. _many_ steps) and
>> control something sensitive to the smallest changes.
One thing that comes really handy here is using a modifier, like shift
or ctrl that does micro-adjustments vs. regular adjustments. Ideally,
when this is coupled with an editable number box, you get the best of
>> One issue is the placement of the knob relative to the edges of the
>> screen and what you do when the pointer (ignoring touch) reaches them.
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