[maemo-developers] Moving windows in Maemo

From: Murray Cumming murrayc at murrayc.com
Date: Tue Apr 17 11:02:28 EEST 2007
On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 19:06 +0300, Eero Tamminen wrote:
> The problem is not widgets telling what is their maximum size
> (doesn't fit to available space) or minimum size (doesn't show enough
> useful information to the user), but somehow things deciding
> what is the the optimum size for them.  Programmer just hard-coding
> the widget width in pixels is not really a solution.
> It's not an easy problem to solve.

By the way, the difficulty with getting an _optimum_ size for large
GtkLabels is known. And there is a 2007 Google summer of code project
about it:

(There are bugzilla links there)

VMWare have a "WrapLabel" workaround for this in their libview library,
though you might need to port the logic from C++ to C:

Murray Cumming
murrayc at murrayc.com

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