Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#8057 new enhancement

[DriveSetup] replace slider with spinner

Reported by: Disreali Owned by: stippi
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Applications/DriveSetup Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc: jwlhc172@…
Blocked By: #6834 Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All


It is extremely difficult to create partitions of a specific size using the slider in DriveSetup. It would be much easier with a spinner.

Depends on ticket:6834

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by Disreali

Type: bugenhancement

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by Disreali

Blocked By: 6834 added

(In #6834) Replying to leavengood:

If we can find a good use for this class in a few places in Haiku, I could see it getting added faster (though like I said, probably not to the Interface Kit first.)

Tickets #8056 and #8057 were created for that reason.

Also please mark old patches obsolete when you update them.

Sorry, I've not been successful in obsoleting anything on trac.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by jwlh172

Cc: jwlhc172@… added

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by pulkomandy

Milestone: R1Unscheduled

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by Disreali

@ jscipione

Will your AbstractSpinner work for this?

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by axeld

I wouldn't go as far as replacing here, but why not add a spinner, too? Some things like "full"/"half"/"quarter" sizes are much easier made with a slider. I would even argue that you rarely need the accuracy of a spinner, even though I would like to have one there, too.

comment:7 Changed 4 years ago by jessicah

There's already a text entry box. A spinner seems a rather useless addition. It should be sufficient to specify the size in the text box, as well as supporting the normal suffixes (k, M, G), etc.

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