Re: Control Center Behavior

On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 08:34:24AM +0100 or thereabouts, Mark Finlay wrote:
> > What makes it better or simpler? Why is it easier to understand?
> > Specifically, why is it easier to understand a custom interface rather
> > than a standard file browsing interface?
> >
> > What in particular is confusing and disorienting about the Nautilus
> > version for you? 

[Good stuff snipped]
> So my first inclination is to try and get to know the control center. I
> find the Desktop preferences menu anoying because I havent got tare-off
> menus working and so each time I want to open an applet I have to down
> into the sub-menu. And like a lot of gnome users, I like to spend
> unhealthy amounts of time "browsing" the cc. I dont know the cc well
> enough yet to know what applet i want to open before i go into it.

Try this on a slow box where menus are taking a second to appear
and multiple menus to get to a set of choices you want to browse
becomes a real nuisance. I have always made heavy use of the
tear-offs on that box for this reason.

Your definition of slow may vary, yes :) 


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