Re: UI Question/Suggestion

Am 2003.05.09 18:07 schrieb(en) Peter Bloomfield:
> On 05/09/2003, Simon Brown wrote:
>> I was thinking, what do people think about moving the little icon bar 
>> you get at the bottom of messages which shows the attachments/
>> alternative parts etc?
>> I get sent alot of emails with long coporate disclaimers and people 
>> never trim messages, so having the bar at the bottom is "Sub optimal." 
>> Also if you receive a picture, you have to scroll down to view it and 
>> then scroll down again (assuming it's big) to save it. My machine runs 
>> at a resolution of 1024x768 and with line wrapping I always have space 
>> at the side of the message, so how about putting the icon bar 
>> vertically down the the right edge of the message pane?
>> Thoughts?
> `Vertical' doesn't seem to be an option for GnomeIconList--but do we 
> need to use GnomeIconList?  A GtkTreeView would offer a vertical 
> organization, and would also allow us to show the nesting of parts...

I know I had something against it, but when thinking a bit more baout a 
Haven't seen many newbies and unexperienced people using balsa...
Perhaps it is also an option to show attached msgs (rfc822) in a right way.

It is very hard for new users and users who don't want to mess with the 
internal structure of a mail, but the power users...???


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