Re: [Evolution-hackers] Addressbook UI thoughts

On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 13:52, Tuomas Kuosmanen wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 14:06, Ross Burton wrote:
> > I actually really like this.  I will however point out that the Video
> > Conference field has popped up again, and is not supported by the
> > VContact object.  Should I file a bug to get this added for Evo2?
> That is another thing, ignore it for this mockup, I just cut and pasted
> some pixels from the old addressbook mockup :-) The paned thingy is the
> point.

Yeah, of course.  Just pointing it out... :)

> So a side-by-side view of for example mail would be rather useful: You'd
> get a message list on the left (it could even do multiline:

A multiline option sounds like a good idea... obviously you'd loose the
options to sort my name or subject, but if it was an option and sorting
on that column sorted by subject, I might just use it.  I often find
that subject and names are too long for my window, but I don't want to
make any of them wider.

> And on the right side you'd get the current mail view, with the full
> headers and stuff if you want to see them. The mail would be more of the
> shape of a natural paper sheet and there would be more space vertically.
> Stuff is easier to read narrow-and-tall anyway.

Isn't this what Outlook 2003 does? It does sound sensible, especially
for people with widescreen monitors.

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