[haiku-commits] Re: haiku: hrev46304 - src/kits/interface

  • From: John Scipione <jscipione@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:16:20 -0400

On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 6:07 PM, Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On 10/31/2013 10:45 PM, John Scipione wrote:
>> Okay, sorry comment on this only now, but...
>>
>> Can we make control scroll faster instead of shift because I'd like to
>> use shift to scroll horizontally (instead of vertically)?
>
> And you would need to use shift for that?

First of all, why do you need to use shift?

Here is my reasoning for using control, and reserving shift:

Using control for scrolling faster is better because using shift
_changes_ the current default, where as using control restricts it,
but, for those who use control already won't notice.

Using shift is better for horizontal scrolling because Mac OS Finder
did it. Okay, it's not a great reason, but, combined with above it
makes more sense overall.

> That being said, I'm all for making all key bindings -- including those for
> scrolling -- user-configurable.

True, but, the default could be better as well.

> Thanks, done.

:)

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