[TRLog] Bandmap

Kenneth E. Harker kharker@cs.utexas.edu
Mon, 5 Mar 2001 13:50:37 -0600

    I noticed a "bug" this weekend at N5TW M/2.  We had three machines networked,
and on the bottom of the bandmap, there's a grey field of four of five lines
that shows for each band what the last frequency the radios were on, or if 
they were (or are currently) in S&P mode on that band.  The problem is that
this field apparently screwed up the arrow key movement in the bandmap.  Every
column to the right of the leftmost column was offset by the height of the 
multi field.  (i.e. go into the bandmap, and hit the right arrow key twice.
This puts you on the eighth or tenth entry down of the third column instead
of putting you at the top of the third column.)

    Also, I think it would be cool if, when the bandmap has more entries than 
can be shown in all of the columns (happens on 10M a lot now,) if moving to the 
right of the last column, the leftmost column would disappear and the rest 
shift one column to the left, creating space for the next column on the right
(and of course, vice-versa going the other way.)  i.e. make it a virtual window
that can slide back and forth as you pan through it.  I imagine that this is a 
low priority thing, as a) you can delete old entries you've already worked, 
trimming the size of the map to fit, and b) in two or three years 10M will 
be less of a problem anyway....  But it would be a cool thing.

Kenneth E. Harker      "Vox Clamantis in Deserto"      kharker@cs.utexas.edu
University of Texas at Austin                   Amateur Radio Callsign: WM5R
Department of the Computer Sciences         President, UT Amateur Radio Club
Taylor Hall TAY 2.124                         Maintainer of Linux on Laptops
Austin, TX 78712-1188 USA            http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/kharker/

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