To me those examples look like the equivalent of Tools > Edit Parameters in FreeCAD but with more of those bells and whistles...Xunie wrote: ↑Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:27 amVisual Studio does it. see here.
LabVIEW does it. see here.
IB Trader Workstation ("TWS") does it. see here.
LibreOffice does it. see here.
Most of those are industry tools with more bells and whistles than FreeCAD. (None of them have this quirky behavior, btw.)