Re: [Usability]Proxy capplet

On Wed, 2002-10-23 at 13:01, Christian Rose wrote:
> tis 2002-10-22 klockan 21.02 skrev Jorn Baayen:
> > The current proxy capplet is rather incomplete, since it only does HTTP
> > proxy. It would be good if it could be extended to handle FTP and SSL
> > proxies, socks host, and autoconfiguration URL as well. We need those to
> > support proxying in Galeon properly, and gnome-vfs/nautilus should
> > surely use them as well.  I'm willing to do the code, and have already
> > made some UI mockups:
> > 
> >
> >
> (This is wrt
> Windows usually has a nice feature in similar dialogs. If "Direct
> Internet connection" is selected, the fields and labels belonging to
> "Manual proxy configuration" and "Automatic proxy configuration" would
> be greyed-out and inactive. When you chose "Manual proxy configuration",
> the labels and fields in "Manual proxy configuration" would become
> active, and so on.
> This prevents users from filling in their details about their proxy
> while still accidentally leaving "Direct Internet connection" selected
> (and wonder why nothing happens), by giving them a nice visual clue that
> something else must be done first.
> I don't know if this is technically possible though.

This is definitely possible; I couldn't do it my mockups though since I
was using glade.


> Christian

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