Re: lock down features

Calum Benson <calum benson sun com> writes:

> On Thu, 2002-11-14 at 19:25, Jonathan Blandford wrote:
> > For example, the font capplet will make the Window Title Font button
> > insensitive if the window manager font is linked to the GTK+ theme.
> > This is pretty non-obvious to those who bring up the dialog, and made me
> > go through the source to find out why it's the case.
> One suggestion that might be better than the HIG's current vagueness on
> this topic is to have a tooltip on every insensitive control that
> explains why the control is insensitive.  In fact this would be useful
> regardless of why the control is insensitive, but I guess it would be
> particularly easy to do for controls that are gconf-locked.  (Of course
> you'd miss out on this if you've got tooltips turned off, though.)

How do you get this feedback via the keyboard?

Running mouseless,

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