[pulseaudio-discuss] [pavucontrol PATCH] Change volume slider page increment size to 0

Andrew Eikum aeikum at codeweavers.com
Thu Mar 8 08:14:56 PST 2012

On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 03:53:32PM +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Andrew Eikum at 08/03/12 15:45 did gyre and gimble:
> > 
> > I found it very frustrating when I missed clicking on the slider by a
> > few pixels and ended up jumping the volume up by a few 5% increments.
> > Solve this by setting the page increment size to 0 so clicking on the
> > trough does nothing.
> > 
> > This fits with my belief that volume values should never change quickly
> > (5% increments) or unexpectedly (clicking results in a change when I
> > expect only dragging to result in a change).
> I believe this also has a side effect of breaking pgup/down key presses
> and mouse wheel changes?

Pgup/down yes, but mouse wheel uses step size (here, just 1% change),
so that remains working. I really dislike large and/or unexpected
volume changes, so I'm fine with "breaking" those shortcuts, too.

> Not sure I agree with this patch to be honest but if enough people vote
> for it, then I'll cave in to peer pressure.

Makes sense. I can maintain the patch locally, just thought I'd throw
it out here in case someone agrees with me :)


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