Re: Fitts's Law, or do you _really_ know how to make a good UI?
- From: Luis García Alanís <al584493 mail mty itesm mx>
- To: Geoff Reedy <vader21 imsa edu>
- Cc: gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Fitts's Law, or do you _really_ know how to make a good UI?
- Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 14:29:05 -0600
> > So, if you could give me some pointers on another way to do this (or
> > approval of the CORBA method), i'll get started.
> One possible way to do it is to modify GnomeApp, and make its menubar
> to detached and put it way up at the top of the screen (of course this
> behavior would depend on the user's preferences). You'd also want to hide
> the menubar when the window loses focus, but that would mess up people with
> pointer driven focus (but probably if they are using pointer driven focus
> they aren't going to have the mac-style menubar).
I think the menubar isue, should have an option on control panel to put
all menubars on top (this control panel option should be optional).
But a problem is than all menubars from all apps are visible, at all
time, and this make a mess of menubars. There should be an option to do
if app.focuseevent==true then
but this should be at a gnome level. A transparent level for
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