On Thu, 27 Apr 2006 17:50:55 +0200
Micha=EBl Van Dorpe <michael.vandorpe@...> wrote:
> > It might be just me, but I find the scrolling list of Sources a bit
> > on the slow side. Mind you, with over 400 sources in my Gramps
> > database, it's hardly surprising.
> This is something that will improve in future releases.
> > What I'd like to see is a text gadget that, as you enter more
> > characters, weeds out the sources that no longer match.
> I'm happy to quote from your signature here:
> > "The blindingly obvious is never immediately apparent"
I use it for a reason. :-)
> In fact, something very similar to what you are suggesting already
> exists: If you go to your sources list, and make sure one of your
> sources is selected, you can just start typing the first letters of
> the source you're looking for.
I /think/ you and I are at cross-purposes (slightly) here. Yes, I
can do what you suggest when entering a new source. However, and it
means I wasn't clear on the point, when trying to select a source in
(say) an event editor, I only get a scrolling list, which won't allow
me to type anything in.
> The only difference I see with what you are suggesting is that the
> items that do not fit your query will not disappear from the list.
That doesn't matter, really. It was just an "icing on the cake"
> Oh, and I'm not a programmer either, but I'm quite sure that
> everything you ask for is possible with Python!
Phew! That's a relief. :-)
/ ) "The blindingly obvious is
/ _)rad never immediately apparent"