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Errrr.... double click, duh?
Authored by: Anonymous on Jun 11, '03 11:36:43AM

Am I going mad here, or aren't you guys just managing to double-click in the title bar with your mouse buttons? Besides, double-clicking is easier than trying to do a simul-click...

Rob, you've got to be careful with these hints - largely the site's good, but from time to time you drop a real clanger :-)



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Be more tollerant
Authored by: gvitale on Jun 11, '03 11:47:32AM

Hold on please...
This doesn't concern window minimizing only, it is an undocumented feature, which are the juice of this site. Very, very interesting...



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Errrr.... double click, duh?
Authored by: jpkang on Jun 11, '03 11:56:38AM

Actually, this doesn't work in Carbon apps (e.g., Entourage), so obviously there IS a difference. I think the simultaneous click is a behavior inherited from Unix, where three button mice are not uncommon, ergo, it's not a double-click (which would seem, by definition, to be two rapid clicks in succession on the same button).



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Errrr.... double click, duh?
Authored by: Anonymous on Jun 11, '03 01:37:05PM

gvitale says alexf should be more tolerant.

I think we will have to be more tolerant of alexf, since what he says is abject nonsense.

A Cocoa application never treats a right click as a left click unless instructed to do otherwise; a Carbon application always does. Therefore, a click on the title bar with the right mouse button is not simply treated as a left click - there must be some additional behaviour unique to Cocoa that causes windows to minimize when both mouse buttons are pressed in quick succession (or simultaneously).

Try double clicking a Cocoa title bar with the right mouse button and notice how nothing happens. Try the same in a Carbon app and watch the window minimize.



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