[Clam-devel] patch: added submenues in context menu to connect with compatible ports in canvas

Pau Arumí parumi at iua.upf.edu
Wed May 28 09:22:50 PDT 2008

On dc, 2008-05-28 at 12:05 +0200, David García Garzón wrote:
> I liked the idea at first instance. But looking at that screenshot i find it 
> very messing for the user. What's the difference between the first and the 
> second oscilloscope? The first one is creating a linked processing while the 
> second one is about connecting to an existing one. I don't have a solution on 
> that but let's mature an idea.
> One solution could add multilevel menu 'connect to' or 'create linked', or 
> just one of them while keeping the other in the first level.

I like this option, because we can have MANY processings in the canvas,
while the available sinks remain small

>  Or providing a 
> dialog interface for choosing the connected ports. Or showing 
> the 'processing.port' in a single level. I am not that convinced on any of 
> the solutions. Any ideas?
> BTW, 'f' is typeid(CLAM::TData).name() for gcc (non portable), so i think that 
> should be expressed in that way. It is more self explanatory and also strong 
> to changes on the way of representing typeid's names which are not standard.

Sure! (Natanael you can patch this)


> David.
> On Dimecres 28 Maig 2008, Natanael Olaiz wrote:
> > This idea took me more time that I expected, so I didn't improve a few
> > ugly copy&paste testings yet. :-/
> > Here is the patch and a screenshot. It works, but probably the code
> > could be improved and I need to check the names...
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