Re: [Evolution-hackers] stronger visual cue for active component
- From: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
- To: Chris Toshok <toshok ximian com>
- Cc: evolution-hackers ximian com
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] stronger visual cue for active component
- Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 11:28:59 +0800
why not just put the buttons at the top, if thats all you're worried
about? seems to waste a lot of space otherwise, since i for one dont
have a tall window. the spacing around the buttons already waste enough
On Fri, 2004-02-06 at 12:34 -0800, Chris Toshok wrote:
> Now this is motivated strictly by my own experience, but I can't imagine
> it being an uncommon one, so here goes.
> It seems we need some better visual cue for which component is active.
> We have the toggle buttons, but this isn't where the eye is drawn when
> looking at the sidebar, particularly if you have few folders and a tall
> window. Since all components have an "On This Computer" group at the
> top, it's even more confusing.
> Sooo, I propose we put back something like the gray title bar, only not
> showing the currently selected folder - just showing the currently
> active component. And limit it to just the sidebar area.
> Here's an example:
> We should have the component's icon up there as well, and of course it
> should be layed out a bit better, and probably be slightly larger text
> to differentiate it from the text in the source selector, etc.
> evolution-hackers maillist - evolution-hackers lists ximian com
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