Re: Thoughts on the collection view
- From: Jens Finke <jens triq net>
- To: Dave Bordoley <bordoley msu edu>
- Cc: <eog-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Thoughts on the collection view
- Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2002 11:16:21 +0100 (CET)
thanks for testing the collection view.
On 14 Oct 2002, Dave Bordoley wrote:
> 1. It would be nice if the nautilus collection view was a split screen
> view, the bottom showing icons of all the images in the dir and the top
> a view of the currently selected icon. This feature really makes the
> winxp photo view really useful, and I'd like to see it part of eog (I
> also suspect that this feature is one of the reasons people seem to like
> gthumb). Without such a feature, a simple icon view doesn't really
> provide much beyond the nautilus icon view (exception is the really cool
You are right. This isn't there just because no one done it yet.
> 2. The eog thumbnails look flat. Nautilus adds a slight background to
> its thumbnails that make them look 3dish, would be cool in eog did this
> as well
This is purely eye-candy, which can be added later (especially, because we
can just use the nautilus/eel code).
> 3. It seems like eog creates new thumbnails whenever it is used to view
> a folder.
Yes. This is due to the stupid implementation. It will use the new
thumbnail framework by Alex Larsson soon.
> 4. could the background color of the view be switched to match the one
> used in nautilus icon view.
Is it hardcoded in nautilus resp. a specific nautilus option? Or does
it consider the selected theme?
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if it were a nail" - A. Maslow -= http://triq.net/~pearl =-
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