<AWT Dev> [9] Review request for 8166591 [macos 10.12] Trackpad scrolling of text on OS X 10.12 Sierra is very fast (Trackpad, Retina only)

Alexander Scherbatiy alexandr.scherbatiy at oracle.com
Thu Sep 29 14:58:16 UTC 2016


Could you review the updated fix:

- NSEvent constructor call is updated in the CTrayIcon.m
masks are added.


On 29/09/16 17:29, Sergey Malenkov wrote:
> The signature of the NSEvent constructor is changed.
> It is called from AWTView.m (fixed) and CTrayIcon.m (!not fixed!)
> Could you please support not only the phase start, but the phase end too?
> It will be useful, when we decide to support precise scrolling in JScrollPane,
> because we will be able to align precise wheel rotation to integer part.
> So when an user stops scrolling we can align lines in a lists or trees.
>>> Could you review the fix:
>>>    bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8166591
>>>    webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alexsch/8166591/webrev.02
>>>    This issue has been risen and investigated by JetBrains team in the
>>> email:
>>> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/awt-dev/2016-September/011991.html
>>>    MacOS Sierra 10.12 sends many scroll events with values close to zero
>>> when the trackpad is used. The small scroll values are rounded to +1 or -1
>>> so one line scroll would be possible. It leads that many small scroll events
>>> causes fast scrolling.
>>>    The proposed fix accumulates scroll values from the trackpad until they
>>> exceed some threshold  values. Only after that MouseWheelEvent.wheelRotation
>>> value is set. Mouse wheel scroll events are handled as before, small values
>>> are just rounded to + or -1.

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