[kepler-dev] right-click on Mac
Edward A. Lee
eal at eecs.berkeley.edu
Tue Apr 27 07:50:52 PDT 2004
At 07:14 AM 4/27/2004 -0700, Bertram Ludaescher wrote:
>Wouldn't it be possible to define configuration files that specificy
>what action is executed on what mouse event?
The question is: What would make sense? If we don't have
an answer, how can we just say to our users "you figure it
Making the system configurable is going from a bad design
to letting users build their own bad designs... What we
need is a good design... :-)
>I remember the good old X-windows days when one could very easily
>define in the .twm or .fvwm what menus would pop up for certain
>interaction events and what was supposed to happen..
>I guess the lucky linux users still know how all this works...
>Maybe a similar config. mechanism could be included in
> >>>>> "EAL" == Edward A Lee <eal at eecs.berkeley.edu> writes:
>EAL> We have had endless discussions about this with the net
>EAL> effect that we can think of no solution that works...
>EAL> If someone proposes something that works (and provides
>EAL> all the needed functionality on Mac, Windows, and Linux),
>EAL> we will gladly implement it.
>EAL> At 08:51 AM 4/26/2004 -0700, Xiaowen Xin wrote:
> >> Hi Everyone,
> >> Some of the functionality of Ptolemy II can only be enabled through
> >> right-clicking I believe. For example, the context menu of an actor in
> >> a workflow can only be brought up through right-clicking on that actor.
> >> Since currently, the major customer for SPA is a Mac user and Macs have
> >> only one mouse button, is there a different way that he can enable that
> >> functionality?
> >> As far as I can tell, right-clicking can normally be emulated on Macs
> >> through control-clicking, but in Ptolemy II, control-clicking creates a
> >> new relation.
> >> Thanks!
> >> Xiaowen
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