[feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

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[feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

Post by Ville » Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:32 am

Version 2.0 is looking good and working well!

I have modifier keys enabled to make it possible to lock X or Y axis movement. However, it doesn't seem to be currently possible to assign those features automatically to a mouse button. It would be awfully handy to have the following two new options that could be assigned to a mouse button:

Sticky Left Button [Click-Drag] X-axis only
Sticky Left Button [Click-Drag] Y-axis only

When one of those would be assigned to a button, click of that button would drag the selected object only along the X or Y axis without having to hold down a modifier key, or without having to select a global axis lock hotkey. You would simply click, drag along X/Y axis, and click again to release.

What do you think? :)


Keep up the good work!

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Re: [feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

Post by phil » Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:23 am

Good idea, I wish you had asked a week or so ago :)
Anyway I dont know how long it will be till the next release - I hope it wont be too soon cos I need some time off!

Consider it on the list.
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Re: [feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

Post by Ville » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:30 am

The idea was actually inspired by the release of (and by the new features in) the new version. But no hurry, the modifier key works fine — the ability to add it to the click-drag would just optimise the workflow even more. :)

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Re: [feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

Post by Ville » Sat Oct 29, 2011 4:55 am

Any update on this feature? It doesn't seem v2.1/2.2 would yet add "Sticky Left Button [Click-Drag] X/Y-Axis Only" option.. this would be very useful to have, say, for attaching the trackball-controlled cursor to browser scroll-bar to easily scroll through lengthy pages (more so than using the scroll-wheel :)).

Currently I use the sticky left button/click-drag feature without X-Axis lock, but then if I venture too far sideways away from the scrollbar the cursor is detached. Using a modifier key is "not worth it" as it requires holding down a key (talk about lazy!! ;) :D), but being able to attach axis lock (X-axis in this case) to the sticky left button would improve usability.

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Re: [feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

Post by phil » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:35 am

Oooops... Completely forgot.
For some reason, I never added this to the bug tracker - I will do so now and maybe can put it in v2.3.

Thanks for reminding me :)
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Re: [feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

Post by Ville » Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:48 pm

Cool.. I'm looking forward to it! :) I'd be glad to beta-test the new version.

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Re: [feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

Post by phil » Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:26 am

Well 2.3 was pretty much ready for release, so it might have to wait until 2.4 beta 1 but we shall see. I might get a chance on Sunday evening or Monday to play with XMBC but probably not - it might have to wait till next week when I hope to have the whole week off work :)
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Re: [feature suggestion] Sticky Left Button X/Y-axis only

Post by phil » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:41 pm

OK I added it to 2.3 beta 8. Try it here

Let me know if it works as expected (or not).

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