[webkit-qt] QML2 WebView behaviour

Alexis Menard alexis.menard at openbossa.org
Wed Mar 28 07:31:11 PDT 2012

On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 4:26 AM, Balazs Kelemen <kbalazs at webkit.org> wrote:
>>> I really don't like that. I wonder how I will scroll on desktop with
>>> my mouse? On Mac when you plug a regular mouse the scrollbars keep
>>> being always visible ->  good. When you use the magic trackpad and
>>> unplug the mouse they hides automatically.
> After inheriting the view from flickable, scrollbar indicators can be
> implemented in QML (on desktop, with only public API).

But you expect every user to implement again the scrollbar. It should
come out of the box.

>>>>    * UIProcess sided scrolling with the kinetic flickable behaviour.
>>> On desktop with a mouse (not a magic track pad) it doesn't make any
>>> sense to me if it it like today in the mobile mode (i.e. I left click
>>> and long press it and it kinetic scroll). It's awkward at best, it's
>>> nice to play with but not useful. On Mac when you have a regular mouse
>>> it doesn't do any flickable effect while left clicking unless you
>>> start using the trackpad with two fingers. We should do the same as
>>> everyone doesn't seem to be bothered with the way it works.
>>> Of course the wheel needs to work.
> AFAIK these should also be fixed by switching to flickable, at least this is
> what is it for.

If I use flickable on desktop (with no WebKit involved) it is as
awkward as I was describing : the left click scrolling.

> If I understand correctly, there should be no mobile / desktop mode anymore,
> which seems to me as a great improvement.
> -kbalazs
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Alexis Menard (darktears)
Software Engineer
INdT Recife Brazil

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