[haiku-development] Re: Be Sample Code & things

  • From: John Scipione <jscipione@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 20:00:06 -0400

On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Pete Goodeve <pete.goodeve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 03:07:00PM -0700, Pete Goodeve wrote:
> >
> > I think I'm close to a cleaned-up version of PatchBay, but I have
> > a question or two before I finish things off.
> ... and another I forgot to ask.
> Currently PatchBay opens with a  panel that is much larger than
> I've ever come close to needing, with the active nodes all displayed
> in the top-left corner.  To me, this looks ugly.
> What do people think about auto-resizing windows?  I can't really
> think of another app that would need one, but here it might be
> nice if the window opened just large enough to hold the available
> nodes, and expanded and contracted as needed.
> Would this be convenient or annoying?  I haven't really investigated
> implementing it yet, but I think it would be straightforward.

If your code is using the layout APIs and your window has the
B_AUTO_UPDATE_SIZE_LIMITS flag set it might be as simple as adding
AddGlue() in the right places. If not, you may have to convert to using the
Layout APIs first.

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