Re: Topic: Tables and 1.0

Subject: Re: Topic: Tables and 1.0
From: Paul Rohr (
Date: Fri May 04 2001 - 16:29:12 CDT

At 02:15 PM 5/4/01 -0400, Leonard Rosenthol wrote:
>At 09:57 AM 5/4/2001 -0400, Pierre Abbat wrote:
>>To me the correct way to handle table selection is:
> First of all, there is NO "correct" way. Each approach to tables
>and selection in same is valid in the context of the design of the
>product. Also, some users prefer different approaches and find others
>difficult to manage.

Yeah, we're going to have a *lot* of fun sorting all that out. :-)

>>If you select more than one cell, the selection is a rectangle consisting of
>>complete cells.
> What about non-contiguous selection of cells?
> But as you noted there are LOTS of different cases and things to
>consider concerning selection (and selection tracking) which are MUCH more
>important to design and implementation than layout.

Exactly. For now, that's the main thing to remember.


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