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From Rostislav Krasny <rosti....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Layout component within ScrollPane
Date Sun, 14 Feb 2010 22:25:09 GMT
Hi Todd,

How can one scroll a text to bottom when it's aligned to top? Could
you make some simple example of this behavior in Pivot?

Thank you

On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 11:18 PM, Todd Volkert <tvolkert@gmail.com> wrote:
> FWIW, every chat application I've used (YIM, Pidgin, Epiphany, AIM) has been
> some variation on this theme: two panes divided vertically by a splitter.
> The text area in the lower region is for typing your outgoing messages, and
> the text area in the upper region is to show the conversation.  Both text
> areas use top alignment, but the conversation window automatically scrolls
> to bottom when new text appears.  This behavior is supported in Pivot.
>
> I haven't thought through all possible use cases to decide if bottom
> alignment in text area would ever make sense -- I'm just saying that from my
> observations, IM clients are not a typical use case of bottom alignment.
>
> -T

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