Scroll through document list with mouse hover
So basically all I want is to switch to another document from the Document List when I hover my mouse over the document I want to switch to. If this is not possible, Im still fine with CTRL + Mousewheel or just mousewheel.
all I want is to switch to another document from the Document List when I hover my mouse over the document I want to switch to
Not sure what this means. Hover alone isn’t sufficient to switch anything in Notepad++ and most other programs. It’s too easy for accidental “hovers”.
Im still fine with CTRL + Mousewheel or just mousewheel
Also not sure what this means. Ctrl+wheel doesn’t do anything in the Document List, that I can see. It will switch active tab in the tab bar, but you aren’t talking about tab bar.
Unless…are you making a feature request to add Ctrl+wheel capability? In that case then the use of your word “still” confuses me. And, you need to see HERE about making a proper request.
If this is not possible, Im still fine with CTRL + Mousewheel or just mousewheel.
Like Alan, I am confused. The functionality currently requires a single left-mouse-button-click – how is a single click using the mouse any more difficult than CTRL+Mousewheel-click in the same location? Just click on the document once you’ve scrolled to the one you want.
And yes, if you have enough files in document to create a scrollbar, then rolling the mousewheel will scroll.
… so again, all you have to do is scroll and move the mouse until the right file is directly under the mouse cursor, then click the normal left mouse button, et voila, you switch to that tab.
I suspect what @izzet-tosun is asking for is the ability to hover over a file name to activate it.
At present if you hover over a tab or over a line in the document list panel then after about one second a hover-tip shows up with the full path. Notepad++ has a setting under Misc / Document Peeker to enable peeking when you hover over a tab. The peeker thing is not available for the Document List panel. I also see that there is no hover-tip style delay for the peeker thing.
It may be a worthwhile feature request to implement user configuration of both the hovering delay and to activate the file or tab. When using the Document List panel I could see that would allow for flipping from file to file just by moving the mouse.
asking for is the ability to hover over a file name to activate it
Hovering to pop up information is fine, but hovering actually changing things IMO is a bad idea (as I tried to discuss in a previous posting). The mouse will always come to rest somewhere when the user is done using it (and goes back to typing text, say). Oftentimes you just want to get the mouse cursor out of the way so you don’t care where it lands. If this happened to activate some tab I don’t care about right now, I’d be an annoyed user.
Note: I do know that a recent enhancement to Scintilla hides the mouse cursor when typing starts (I was fundamental in getting Scintilla to do that).