[Evolution-hackers] Re: Attachment UI Improvements

On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 16:19 -0400, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 16:01 -0400, Nat Friedman wrote:
> > Another thing which Rodney did not mention is that the text in the
> > attachment bar needs to be changed.  Currently it says "<b>1</b> File
> > Attached" when a file is attached.  Sometimes attachments are not files,
> > however, as when I forward a mail to someone.  
> > 
> > The attachment zone header should say "<b>1</b> Attachment" instead.
> Actually, I think it would be better if we just got rid of the expander.
> If the attachment area is always in view when there are attachments,
> there is no real need to replicate this data with a visible label. For
> purposes of accessibility, we can set an internal label for ATK to use,
> for screen readers and the like.

I was thinking it was handy to have the number of attachments listed.
I agree that the expander needs to go.

> > >   - Use attachment icon list area for display instead of buttons
> > 
> > This will require that we add a "Save attachment" menu item to the
> > right-click menu on the attachment area.
> The context-menu for the mail display will have to be entirely different
> than it is for the composer attachment area, anyway. We will probably
> want to have "Open with..." and other such menu items as well.



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