Re: Preferences in Yelp?!


I think a documents font setting is a good idea.  It would let me remove
the setting from the Tomboy preferences that covers the same thing.


On Fri, 2004-12-03 at 17:31 -0600, Shaun McCance wrote:
> Those who run bleeding-edge Gnome may have noticed that Yelp has a
> preferences dialog.  See, despite all the slashdot flamery for not
> giving users more options, nobody ever flamed me for not having any
> preferences in Yelp.  I figured maybe I could get in on this flaming
> action if I *added* some preferences.
> Anyway, I don't really want to have a preferences dialog.  But I need
> some global settings to get rid of it.  The man page flamery is quite
> enough for me.
> The dialog has two preferences for font settings, one for variable width
> and one for fixed width.  People really do want to use a different font
> for viewing long documents than for menu items and buttons.  But there's
> no reason it has to be Yelp/DevHelp/Evolution/Epiphany-specific.  Could
> we add a 'Document font' option to gnome-font-properties?  And while
> we're in there, could we s/Terminal/Monospace/?
> There's also a preference for caret browsing.  The Moz approach has been
> to have a hidden keybinding (F7) that turns this on and off.  I really
> hate hidden keybindings.  (Although, Yelp has some.  See if you can find
> them!)  Again, this seems like something that should be a global a11y
> setting.  Then any reader application (Yelp, Epiphany, Evolution) could
> use it.
> --
> Shaun

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