Re: Window Resizer Grip Inventory
- From: Rodney Dawes <dobey novell com>
- To: Sriram Ramkrishna <sri aracnet com>
- Cc: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Window Resizer Grip Inventory
- Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 10:54:52 -0400
If it's going to be there, it really should be either on all resizeable
windows, or none, dependent on window manager theme. This implies it
should be in the window manager (as such do Steven's arguments in his
sibling reply to Havoc). I once hacked up a metacity/gtk+ theme combo
to make this kind of work, but it still relied on the grip being there
in the status bar. Not really very user-friendly.
On Sun, 2004-08-15 at 21:40 -0700, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote:
> Perhaps thats something that could be added to GtkWindow as an
> option (eg grip = true or something)? (I know, not bloody likely but still..)
> On Sun, Aug 15, 2004 at 06:21:10PM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-08-15 at 13:52, Steven Garrity wrote:
> > > My new pet peeve in Gnome is the inconsistent application of the
> > > window-resizer grip in the bottom right corner of windows.
> > Does it just follow whether the app has a statusbar?
> > Adding a statusbar just to get the grip seems pretty darn lame, if the
> > statusbar is otherwise useless. If there's no statusbar, typically
> > there's nowhere to put the grip.
> > If you have a horizontal scrollbar the grip can go on the end of that,
> > but few apps *always* have horizontal scroll.
> > Havoc
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