On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 11:09:34AM +0100, Thorsten Wilms wrote:
> >In the case of a GUI fader looking like a real one, is it really
If any of them suggest anything at all, a sliding column does just
the same. If I wouln't *know* I can drag it everywhere, I would aim
for the line dividing the two areas, if only to avoid it jumping to
the clicked position which it very well could. I still have to *know*
it won't if there is to be any advantage.
> The knob stands out as an object of interest and makes it very
Not if you *know* you don't have to aim for it. And then any time
you don't will strengthen that habit.
> Finally, a knob requires "dead" space at the start and end of the
You need some margin anyway.
> Oh, and try a middle-click, sometime ;)
And how are these suggested by the layout and not 'a lie' ?
As for Ardour2's one, I can't count the number of times I've
been fooled into thinking that the meter scale applies to the
fader as well. And that mistake apparently won't go away with
time and use.
There are three of them, and Alleline.
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