[Evolution-hackers] Re: Contact editor UI changes

On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 12:21, Anna M Dirks wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-04-29 at 16:53 -0500, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:

> > How do we do the "remove picture" functionality? I'm thinking a popup
> > menu on right clicking the image (which could also have a "set image"
> > option, so you aren't forced to do drag/drop), but it might not be
> > optimal in terms of usability.

> A couple of questions.
> First, in the current implementation, what is the mechanism by which an
> image is added? I thought that one would click the image, and launch a
> file selector from there -- is that in keeping with your expectations?

The current mechanism relies on dragging an image to the slot. Adding a
file selector on click wouldn't be hard, but we still need a way to
remove the picture entirely.

> Second, can you help me understand the case you have in mind
> corresponding to the user needing to remove the picture? Is it "My
> sister got a new haircut, and I want to update my contact information
> for her to use a new picture which shows off this haircut.. so I need to
> remove my current picture and add a new one"? or is it "I don't like my
> friend Jenny's picture, and I've decided that I don't want to use a
> picture in her address card anymore."

The latter. See:


> > What are good defaults for the option menu fields (phone, IM, e-mail)?
> > Chosen from the options presented by evolution.

> Can I get back to you later on today, after I have a chance to think
> about this a bit more? 

Sure. You have only to run CVS evolution to see the available fields.

> > Do you prefer to make the glade changes yourself, or do you want me to
> > do it?

> Generally I prefer to do it, but I don't have Evo checked out from CVS.
> If you can send me the exact file that you are working from, I'm happy
> to edit it for you. 
> (Please do send it along, actually -- there are a few little layout
> tweaks that I'd like make to its expand/fill behavior. Not to mention
> that there are about 60 accelerators that I need to add. :) 

Ok. I'm attaching the contact-editor.glade file from CVS HEAD.

Hans Petter

Attachment: contact-editor.glade
Description: application/glade

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