Its interesting to see other GUIs still trying and failing to solve the same problems that RISC OS excels at. Take for example using scrollbar buttons, RISC OS allows you to scroll in the direction of the button with the left mouse button, and to reverse scroll using the right button without having to use the mouse. I noticed on some but not all scrollbars on my EEE PC that there was an up button at the top, but both a down and an another up button at the bottom. That makes it easier to switch scrolling directions, but still involves moving the mouse, so isn't as elegant as RISC OS, looks rather messy, and reduces the size of the bar area (can be important with only a 800x480 screen).
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Wakefield 2009 wrap-up, photos and video The weekend's RISC OS event has been and gone and we've got the rest of our lives to look forward to. Here's a round-up of extra news and Drobe's show-related coverage and some photos taken from Wakefield 2009 - plus a video from the show floor. 16 comments, latest by AW on 29/4/09 7:41PM. Published: 27 Apr 2009