Feature request #1323

Overview map - usability improvements

Added by Steven Mizuno about 12 years ago. Updated about 11 years ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Low
Assignee:nobody -
Category:GUI
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:fixed
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:11383

Description

Two minor problems with the overview map have been annoying me for a while: the hand cursor covers the extent rectangle in certain situations making it hard to position the rectangle accurately; when the extent rectangle is at minimum size it would drift to the right and down as you zoom in, also making it hard to position.

The patch provided:

1. Changes the mouse cursor hot spot to 0,0. Now, the rectangle can be positioned with its lower right corner in the space between the thumb and forefinger of the hand keeping the rectangle and what it is over visible.

The idea is to position the extent rectangle, rather than the hand, over the desired area on the map.

2. Fix up the position calculations to account for the extent rectangle minimum size. Also includes tests to be sure the x,y values won't underflow when the location is adjusted.

patch_for_1323.txt Magnifier - patch overview cursor/extent rectangle position (1.67 KB) Steven Mizuno, 2008-09-20 09:30 AM

History

#1 Updated by Marco Hugentobler almost 12 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

Applied in svn ().

Marco

#2 Updated by Anonymous about 11 years ago

Milestone Version 1.0.0 deleted

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