From: Pratyush Yadav <email@example.com>
Cc: Stefan Haller <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] git-gui: use gray selection background for inactive text?? widgets
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 23:38:27 +0530 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
I have not had the time to go through these patches. I'll try to do it
in a couple days.
On 30/11/20 03:41PM, email@example.com wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 29, 2020 at 18:40, Stefan Haller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > After spending quite a while single-stepping through lots of Tk code, I
> > found the reason. On Mac, disabled text widgets simply don't draw the
> > selection background. 
> > I can see three options for solving this:
> > 1) Don't use "state focus" and "state !focus" on the text widgets, but
> > instead set the selection color manually using "text conf sel
> > -background". Disadvantage: have to calculate the disabled color
> > using a heuristic like I did for the file lists in my v2 patch.
> > 2) Don't use "configure -state disabled" to make the diff text widget
> > read-only; instead, use one of the other methods from .
> > Disadvantage: quite a big change, and seems complex to me.
> > 3) Enable the the diff widget when it loses focus, and disable it again
> > when it gets focus. I tried this in a quick prototype, and it works
> > very well. It just *feels* wrong to enable a read-only text widget
> > while it is unfocused; but I couldn't find any situation where it
> > would behave wrong, because as soon as you try to interact with it,
> > the first thing that happens is that it gets disabled again.
> > I tend towards option 3, because it's reasonably simple and works. I'll
> > work on a patch tomorrow unless anybody has objections.
> I don't like any of this options, as it makes code complicated. I personally
> would prefer to not implement this feature at all, but that's just me.
That is my first thought as well. All 3 alternatives are less than
ideal. I don't think the problem is big enough to warrant adding hacks
like this. They will come back to bite us sooner or later.
If you _really_ want to fix this, maybe try convincing the Tk devs about
> Maybe Pratyush can say something reasonable about this, as maintainer.
> I propose to wait a week or two for other opinions, before starting to write
> a patch.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-11-30 18:13 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2020-08-24 15:48 [PATCH] git-gui: Basic dark mode support Serg Tereshchenko
2020-08-25 19:01 ` Matthias Aßhauer
2020-09-22 11:04 ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-09-26 14:54 ` [PATCH v2] " Serg Tereshchenko
2020-10-07 11:07 ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-10-08 8:24 ` [PATCH] " Serg Tereshchenko
2020-10-08 13:07 ` [PATCH v2] " Pratyush Yadav
2020-11-21 17:47 ` Stefan Haller
2020-11-22 12:30 ` serg.partizan
2020-11-22 13:32 ` [PATCH] git-gui: Fix selected text colors Serg Tereshchenko
2020-11-22 15:41 ` Stefan Haller
2020-11-22 17:16 ` serg.partizan
2020-11-23 11:48 ` [PATCH] git-gui: use gray selection background for inactive text widgets Stefan Haller
2020-11-23 13:13 ` serg.partizan
2020-11-23 19:03 ` Stefan Haller
2020-11-23 20:08 ` serg.partizan
2020-11-29 17:40 ` Stefan Haller
2020-11-30 13:41 ` serg.partizan
2020-11-30 18:08 ` Pratyush Yadav [this message]
2020-11-30 20:18 ` Stefan Haller
2020-11-30 20:18 ` [PATCH] git-gui: keep showing selection when diff view gets deactivated on Mac Stefan Haller
2020-11-23 19:03 ` [PATCH] git-gui: Fix selected text colors Stefan Haller
2020-11-23 20:50 ` serg.partizan
2020-11-24 21:19 ` Stefan Haller
2020-11-24 21:23 ` [PATCH v2] git-gui: use gray background for inactive text widgets Stefan Haller
2020-12-17 21:49 ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-12-17 22:14 ` Stefan Haller
2020-12-18 12:50 ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-12-18 13:01 ` Stefan Haller
2020-12-18 9:43 ` [PATCH v3] " Stefan Haller
2020-12-18 12:51 ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-12-18 19:46 ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-12-17 20:23 ` [PATCH] git-gui: Fix selected text colors Pratyush Yadav
2020-10-07 11:13 ` [PATCH] git-gui: Basic dark mode support Pratyush Yadav
2020-10-08 8:20 ` Serg Tereshchenko
2020-10-08 8:28 ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-10-08 8:44 ` Serg Tereshchenko
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