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Offline Krice

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Scroll bar
« on: September 08, 2018, 11:27:56 am »
Some while ago Visual Studio changed the regular vertical scroll bar to a version that shows the source code in mini size. You can hover on that bar and it shows the source code in small window at that position. At first I was like "what now..", but you soon realize how amazing it is. It's something you didn't know you always wanted. And it's a feature C::B must also have.

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Re: Scroll bar
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2018, 01:36:22 pm »
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Re: Scroll bar
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2018, 05:02:55 pm »
Some old plugin that was buggy? This should be a internal feature, not a plugin. But I guess this is too much for poor old wxWidgets, so maybe we'll just forget this.

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Re: Scroll bar
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2018, 07:58:48 pm »
No, why do you think it is too much for wxWidgets? It is fully possible to do it but someone needs to spend time to do it.
I don't think the mini-editor is a good idea - it wastes too much horizontal space, but probably if I find the time or desire to do it I'll implemented the scrollbar idea.
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Re: Scroll bar
« Reply #4 on: Today at 04:25:50 pm »
if I find the time or desire to do it I'll implemented the scrollbar idea.

Have you tried it? If you try it, you want to implement it. It's probably found also in some advanced editors, I doubt only Visual Studio has it.

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Re: Scroll bar
« Reply #5 on: Today at 06:56:22 pm »
Yes, I've tried sublime text. I don't think there is a need to show text with size 1-2-3 pixels and I don't think this adds more information than the simpler implementation which just marks important things with dots/boxes.

Also, I like to use two editors side by side and for this I need horizontal space.
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