Re: Distance between menu items
- From: Seth Nickell <snickell redhat com>
- To: Jaap Haitsma <jaap haitsma org>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Distance between menu items
- Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2004 16:15:51 -0400
Larger targets are easier to move the pointer to quickly. GNOME is setup
to fit on 800x600 screens. The applications menu is one of the most
frequently accessed menus.
On Tue, 2004-07-06 at 21:20 +0200, Jaap Haitsma wrote:
> I noticed that the distance between menu items in GNOME 2.6 is much
> larger then in 2.4. Therefore you can for example not have too many
> bookmarks before they go off the screen especially on low resolution screen
> I made two screenshot. Gnome 2.6 in Debian
> See http://ftp.haitsma.org/debian-gnome.jpg
> and one in Fedora Core 1 with Gnome 2.4
> See http://ftp.haitsma.org/rh-gnome.jpg
> In Debian Gnome 2.6 the menu items are 30 pixels apart and in Fedora
> Gnome 2.4 only 24 pixels.
> I also found a screenshot of somebody running Gnome 2.6 on Fedora Core
> 2. See
> There the menu items are also very far apart.
> I asked about this on the gnome-gtk debian list (See
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-gtk-gnome/2004/07/msg00025.html ) and
> they suggested to post it overhere. More people were seeing this change
> from 2.4 to 2.6
> Was this designed on purpose during Gnome 2.6? Is there anyway to change
> this setting. I would love to have them a bit closer.
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