[R] Redrawing !
Marc R. Feldesman
feldesmanm at pdx.edu
Sun Jan 14 20:57:40 CET 2001
It's there on Windows NT as well:
"show window contents while dragging" (checkbox if you want this to be
True; uncheck if you don't want the behavior).
At 06:43 PM 1/14/01 +0000, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>On Sun, 14 Jan 2001 10:12:33 -0500, you wrote:
>> With most Windows
>>applications I use I observe that resizing a window (in Windoze parlance)
>>with the mouse kind of blanks the interior of window until we're finish and
>>then it is redrawn. With R's default device it is as if every WM_MOUSEMOVE
>>event trigger's a complete redraw of the window which make the feeling quite
>>different. If changing this behavior in future release is to complicated
>>then lets just forget it as I and most certainly any other Windows user can
>>live with that even more so if using a more recent graphic card make the
>One of the configuration options in Windows is whether or not to
>attempt to redraw the complete window during move & resize operations.
>I'm not sure how to set that in NT; in Win 9x/ME, it's in the Control
>Panel under Display|Effects, "show window's contents while dragging".
>I would guess that you have that option enabled, and that other
>applications abort the redraw when they receive another message about
>a move. (I'm guessing that because when I have the option enabled I
>see what you're describing; I normally operate with it disabled, so I
>only see the frame moving when I move or resize the window.)
>A future multi-threaded version of R could probably act like other
>applications, but it would mean low-level changes in the current
>version. An easier workaround is just to disable that option in
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