Re: Dynamic help menus for 3.2
- From: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- To: Diego Escalante Urrelo <diegoe gnome org>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Dynamic help menus for 3.2
- Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 18:22:35 -0400
On Fri, 2011-10-07 at 15:01 -0500, Diego Escalante Urrelo wrote:
> Don't know if you have considered this but in OSX some applications
> have a search entry in its Help menu, this entry searches among all
> the menu items and also Help topics. It's really useful for
> applications with *huge* menus like FinalCut.
> It's has been a lifesaver the few times I've been unable to remember
> where a menu item was or what was the exact name of one.
> Might not be next best thing as-is, but perhaps it serves as
> inspiration for something else.
That actually works as well in my prototypes, but it might not
be in good enough shape for 3.4. The interaction with a text
entry in a menu is really hard in GTK+. GtkMenu just wasn't
designed to do that.
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 8:43 AM, Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org> wrote:
> > I'd like to propose we push for better help menus and help buttons
> > in 3.4. This is something I've talked about for about two years now.
> > It's all part of the "more accessible help" big picture that we get
> > with Mallard.
> > http://live.gnome.org/ThreePointThree/Features/HelpMenus
> > --
> > Shaun
> > _______________________________________________
> > desktop-devel-list mailing list
> > desktop-devel-list gnome org
> > http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/desktop-devel-list
> desktop-devel-list mailing list
> desktop-devel-list gnome org
] [Thread Prev