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Subject: Re: FS#12321 - Touchscreen: List line padding, to more easily select lines

Re: FS#12321 - Touchscreen: List line padding, to more easily select lines

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2011 21:24:42 +1100

On 9 October 2011 21:03, Thomas Martitz <> wrote:
> Am 09.10.2011 09:38, schrieb Jonathan Gordon:
>> 30min of fiddling around, attached is the screenshot from the e200 sim
>> and the patch to do it, notice there is no code needed anywhere
>> outside of the skin engine (infact its only done there because that
>> pulls in the generated .sbs if none is specified). No actual code
>> needs changing.
>> Notes about the screenshot:
>> * I'm not sure why the images arent being displayed, that might be a
>> skin engine bug, more likely PEBCAK.
>> * Gradient isnt completly setup in that example
> Thanks for this, this actually proves that the skin engine is largely unable
> to do it currently.
> Except for the points you mentioned, if you tried it on a touchscreen target
> (what this patch is all about) you would have realized that this is
> completely broken (no kinetic scrolling, no scrollbar, no list title, I even
> got it to crash).
> That the line selector draws over the line and not only the text is a
> significant portion of the patch which is needed in any event.
> FWIW, even if the skin engine would be able to do it. This patch isn't about
> theming. It makes Rockbox usable independantly of the current theme (though,
> it doesn't prevent themes from overriding it).
> Best regards.

Did you completly ignore the part where I said it was a *quick proof*
that your patch is wrong? I've already admitted that the skin engine
is lacking some minor issues *which need to be fixed anyway*. Of
course instead of fixing actual issues you want to do another half
assed and wrong patch. :<
Received on 2011-10-09

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