[PATCH setup] Make Enter in the user URL box cause ADD instead of NEXT

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Fri Dec 8 16:14:00 GMT 2017

On 12/8/2017 10:48 AM, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 07/12/2017 20:46, Ken Brown wrote:
>> On 12/7/2017 1:35 PM, Jon Turney wrote:
>>> On 05/12/2017 17:32, Ken Brown wrote:
>>>> On 12/5/2017 11:03 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
>>>>> On 12/5/2017 7:58 AM, Jon Turney wrote:
>>>>>> The search textbox on the package chooser page needs the same fix.
>>>>> It's not immediately clear to me how to do this, since I don't know 
>>>>> what the default pushbutton should be while the user is typing in 
>>>>> the search box.
>>>>> One possibility is to convert the label "Search" to the left of the 
>>>>> box to a SEARCH pushbutton, whose effect is to call 
>>>>> OnTimerMessage(). If we make this the default, then pressing Enter 
>>>>> will cause the search filter to immediately take effect, which is 
>>>>> probably what the user expects.
>>> It seems a bit weird to have a button which automatically pushes 
>>> itself half a second after you finish typing.
>>> Attached is my attempt, which (ab)uses an invisible button.
>> I agree, this is better than my version.
>>>> Something like the attached?  This might not be quite right, because 
>>>> the previous default button is never restored.  I'm not sure how 
>>>> important that is.
>>> I think it's something that should be done, if possible, so I added 
>>> that.
>> In my testing, 'Next' does indeed become the default button after I 
>> click outside of the textbox, but there's no visual indication of this.
> This is interesting: if you use TAB to move the focus out of the 
> textbox, then first "Clear" gets highlight (because it's a pushbutton 
> and enter pushes it), TAB again and "Current is selected (but "Next" 
> gets the highlight, because that's what enter pushes)
> If you click to move the focus, it only seems to update the highlight 
> the second time you do that.
> Which I guess suggests we should be ensuring the highlight is drawn on 
> But once I do that, it seems I need to explicitly remove as well, which 
> gives the attached, incremental patch.

That seems to fix it.  Thanks.


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