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From Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot>
Subject Re: [Studio] Integer Editor does not accept negative numbers
Date Fri, 16 Oct 2009 10:02:23 GMT
In that case we would loose support for the very handy buttons and keys
behavior supported by the Spinner... :(
But if you want to go in that direction, I'd rather have an extended
In-Place Value Editor. At least, it's more integrated...


On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 11:50 AM, Stefan Seelmann <>wrote:

> Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
> > I think, at least, we need to state in the documentation that "the
> Integer
> > Value Editor only allows edition of integer values between -2,147,483,648
> > and +2,147,483,647, and for values outside of that range, the use of the
> > In-Place Value Editor is recommended.".
> >
> > We can also try to implement a custom spinner which is based on a long,
> but
> > it won't be as good as the default SWT Spinner widget (especially in
> terms
> > of appearance an behavior on all platforms).
> I think that isn't worth to create a new spinner widget.
> My idea is to have s simple text field instead of the spinner with an
> attached regex check. We already have something similar for the input of
> the port number in the connection wizard.
> I see two options for that:
> - either to have a dialog containing this text field. This is super easy
> to imlement.
> - or to extend the normal In-Place value editor, so that is does only
> accept numeric values. This would avoid an dialog popup.
> Thoughts?
> Stefan

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