Re: [Evolution-hackers] The component buttons mockup
- From: JP Rosevear <jpr ximian com>
- To: Tuomas Kuosmanen <tigert ximian com>
- Cc: Ross Burton <ross burtonini com>, Evolution Hackers <evolution-hackers lists ximian com>
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] The component buttons mockup
- Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 18:11:55 -0500
On Mon, 2003-12-01 at 06:34, Tuomas Kuosmanen wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-12-01 at 12:45, Ross Burton wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-12-01 at 11:22, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:
> > > I think I'd prefer 2x2 myself, with all buttons the same size. If we
> > > want to be fancy, we could also make text labels be optional (like the
> > > choice you get for typical browser toolbars), and then we could probably
> > > fit all of them on one row :)
> > >
> > > I probably value desktop space more highly than other users, though.
> > I'm a screen-estate junkie myself, and think that following the gconf
> > key for toolbar state is probably a good idea -- i.e. label only, icon
> > only, both.
> > Personally my folder tree is quite wide (several nested IMAP folders) so
> > 2x2 would be a better choice for me, or as Hans says just use icons and
> > might all fit.
> I was thinking of the same myself - even though it is not a toolbar,
> what if it followed the toolbar labels/icons/whatever settings of the
> On the other hand, if we have an uneven number of buttons we dont want a
> grid layout, since then you'd get an empty space. So if that is the
> case, we need to figure something.
> Anyway, an example at this point:
Ok, so I did:
The main concern I've seen raised is the potential size of the buttons
For my part I just don't know how to allow the user to switch between
JP Rosevear <jpr ximian com>
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