PR# 3850 Suggestion - "Delete" Button allows Click as alternative to Drop

Problem Report Summary
Submitter: peter_gummer
Category: EiffelBuild
Priority: Medium
Date: 2004/07/15
Class: Feature Request
Severity: Non-critical
Number: 3850
Release: 5.4.0907
Confidential: No
Status: Open
Environment: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.9.1
Synopsis: Suggestion - "Delete" Button allows Click as alternative to Drop

Because pick-and-drop is not a standard form of user interaction, the behaviour of the "Delete" button is extremely unintuitive to new users.

Currently it does nothing if you click on it. A more user-friendly approach would be to let clicking the button behave exactly the same as keying <Delete>, i.e., it would delete the Layout Constructor's currently selected object.

If no object is currently selected in the Layout Constructor, then the button should disabled.
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From:peter_gummer    Date:2004/07/15    Download   
From: "Peter Gummer" <>
Cc:  Subject: RE: EiffelBuild/3850
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 14:21:36 +1000

 I've just noticed that the "Delete" button also works with objects in the 
 Window Selector and Component Selector. This means that my request should be 
 1. The button should be disabled if neither the Layout Constructor, the 
 Window Selector nor the Component Selector is currently focussed.
 2. The object of the button-click would depend on which window is currently 
 Peter Gummer
 >Subject: EiffelBuild/3850
 >Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 21:06:00 -0700 (PDT)
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