I've been struggling with an addition to apps/e that requires several
scrollable read only text areas to co exist in an e_dialog with other
widgets. Can't seem to get anything to do that.
e_widget_ilist is no good, there are no icons, and I don't want every
second line a different colour. I don't have the luxury of being able
to squeeze a <br> between the lines. e_scrollframe just doesn't want
to work right no matter what I do.
There has to be an easier way.
I'm seriously considering cloning e_ilist and e_widget_ilist, then just
ripping out the icon and line colouring shit. That sucks as a solution
After some discussion on IRC, I decided to go with ordinary ilist for
now, without icons, but it's not perfect. There is enough space
between the lines of text to drive a truck tbrough, there is a big
space at the beginning of each line where the non existant icon should
go, and the alternate line colouring is not a good look for just plain
I might add a "this is just a scrollable text widget" flag to ilist.
With that flag turned on ilist will ignore icons, not waste space for
icons, turn off the line colouring, and reduce the distance between
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