Re: Custom JScrollPane - Double JScrollBars

Discussion in 'Java' started by pek, May 15, 2008.

  1. pek

    pek Guest

    On May 15, 6:57 pm, Lord Zoltar <> wrote:
    > On May 1, 2:39 am, Roedy Green <>
    > wrote:
    >
    > > On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 21:15:07 -0700 (PDT), pek <>
    > > wrote, quoted or indirectly quoted someone who said :

    >
    > > >Is there any way I can customize a JScrollPane and instead of one
    > > >horizontal JScrollPane it would show two? Can you point me somewhere?

    >
    > > It strikes me as an odd thing to do given how precious screen real
    > > estate is.

    >
    > I did see one application of two horizontal scrollbars stacked on top
    > of each other, where they acted like the focusing knobs on a high
    > school microscope - one scroll bar was for largescale zooming/
    > translating, and the other was for more fine-grained control.
    > It was some specialized scientific viewing thingy (I don't remember
    > the details now) but for that domain, the users really seemed to like
    > it.


    That sounds like a damn good idea. I'll investigate a little more the
    code (and how it works) and probably add an Interface which could be
    used any way you desire.

    Thanks for the tip. ;)
    pek, May 15, 2008
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