Re: Locked and Unlocked items in the panel.

Am Sa, den 15.05.2004 um 16:20 Uhr -0700 schrieb Vladimir Vukicevic:
> Dominic Howells wrote:
> > I see that in the latest Gnome, applets/buttons in the panel(s) can be
> > locked which stops them from being moved or removed. Although this
> > probably does stop some problems associated with clumsy-fingered users,
> > it doubtless causes some too as users don't know why "Remove" is
> > greyed-out, and don't know what Unlock means in this context.
> Why is Remove inactive, anyway?  Lock/Unlock, to my understanding, is 
> mainly to prevent the applet from moving (either due to an accidental 
> click, or while dragging other applets).  To Remove an applet, you need 
> to right-click and select Remove; there isn't much chance for 
> accidentally performing that operation.
> Perhaps Remove should always be active, and Lock/Unlock should be 
> renamed to Lock Position/Unlock Position?

Excellent idea!


PS: Please never ever post such mails to the desktop-devel-list again!
That's what usability is for. ddl abusal is driving our nuts.

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