Re: [Gimp-developer] Remove "you can drop dockable dialogs here" label?

El vie, 14-02-2014 a las 19:03 +0400, Alexandre Prokoudine escribió:
On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 6:52 PM, Gez wrote:

In general, I like the idea, but there's an obvious usability problem
here: this icon looks like a button, and the first thing one group of
people will try to do is to click it. Needless to say, they will fail.
Another group  of people will decide that this is an inactive button
and that they should do something to activate it, which is, again,
unapplicable to this case.

Hmm, that's a very good point.
What about this?

My educated guess is that only a fraction of users will read the
tooltip and act accordingly. I'd love to be proven wrong, though :)

Yes, unfortunately I think you're right.
That's why I included in this mockup one target on the right side of the
The flashing edges are quite discoverable when you already have a dock
there, but there is no visual hint in the empty window that you can
actually drop the dialogs there.


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