Bug 52944 - Feature request on GtkList
Summary: Feature request on GtkList
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gtk+   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-08-31 06:20 UTC by svendsen
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:36 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-31 14:25:10 UTC
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Description svendsen 2001-08-31 06:20:28 UTC
Description of Problem:

Pressing a key when GtkList has focus should make the list scroll
to the next item whose name begins whith the letter of the key pressed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How Reproducible:

1. Open a file using File->Open in gnotepad+
2. Press i.e. '.'.
3. Wait for the list to scroll to a file that begins with a dot.
Actual Results:

Expected Results:

The list scolls.

Additional Information:
When a GtkList has has lots of items it can be very frustrating using the mouse, arrow keys or Page{Up,Down} to jump to, or close to the desired item. An effective way to scroll the GtkList on a general basis is needed.

Comment 1 Owen Taylor 2001-08-31 14:31:58 UTC
The replacement list widget in GTK+-2.0 has an interactive search
feature that handles this; when we switch over to GTK+-2.0, we'll
get this capability.

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