[Bf-committers] uiList: ctrl-clic-edit name

Bastien Montagne montagne29 at wanadoo.fr
Mon Nov 11 12:56:55 CET 2013

No, not in current patch, rename is either available for all or none of 
the items - would be possible to control it per item (though not easily, 
I think), but would rather avoid adding more complexity here…

On 11/11/2013 12:34, Dalai Felinto wrote:
> For multiview I have two items in the list that are not rename-able (i.e.,
> left and right).
> Is there a way to make them non-clickable (or at least to manually write
> the rename function), while the others views are still
> clickable/rename-able?
> Cheers,
> Dalai
> 2013/11/10 Bastien Montagne <montagne29 at wanadoo.fr>
>> Hi devs,
>> Here is a patch enabling clic-edit of items' names in an uiList:
>> http://www.pasteall.org/47150/diff
>> The only change needed from user POV is to add the "rename_propname"
>> parameter to its template_list() call.
>> The proposed solution is a bit hackish (but works perfectly afaict), but
>> I can't see any who wouldn't, given the fact that we want to avoid
>> having to change all uiLists code to use something else than label() for
>> items' names... What it does basically is:
>> * In uilist handler, detect ctrl-lmb clic on a listrow button;
>> * Mark the uiList as pending renaming on related item;
>> * In draw function, change first LISTLABEL of the relevant item in a TEX
>> one, and add a fake event to force uilist handler to be run again.
>> * Back in uilist handler, when a rename is pending, try to find our TEX
>> button (which abuses UI_BUT_COLOR_CUBIC as marker) and activate it.
>> As usual, any feedback is much welcomed! :)
>> PS: Do not take into account changes in properties_data_mesh.py, these
>> are mostly used for testing, not to be committed!
>> Best regards,
>> Bastien
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