Re: Proposal for File-Selection Dialog
- From: "Justin Ross" <opiskin hotmail com>
- To: gnome-gui-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Proposal for File-Selection Dialog
- Date: Sun, 20 Dec 1998 18:04:56 PST
>2.) Okay, but I don't know how intuitive that folder icon would be >for
a menu. Hmmm...is there something more "descriptive" that would
>indicate that that pops up a menu of choices.
I've got one with a tiny 'down' triangle I'm working on. It looks okay,
but I'm open to suggestions. I think the icon should work very well, or
else be completely arbitrary, such as butting a tiny circle or a big
right arrow a la gimp 1.1.
>3.) I assume that your first image would be a horizontal-scrolling
>pane, a la Windows. If it's good enough for Windows, it's good >enough
for us, I guess. But:
Truth is, the horizontal panning has never bothered me, but if the
preference is for vertical among us, it's really a small issue for me.
>But his opinions on the file dialog issue are at least choate enough
>to merit consideration. So you might want to browse this site a
>little bit for critiques/inspiration.
I took a look at a while ago. I agree that he seems a little hard on
some things, ones which work for me fine. But in general, he seems
>Great work overall, though. If you need any help with a bona-fide
>GTK+ prototype (a REAL prototype :-), just say something and maybe
>I'll be able to help out.
Thanks. I'll use gtk stuff when I've got a working gnome. Until then,
I hope y'all don't mind windows style. It's very similar in appearance,
though not in functionality, to gnome anyway. Bevels, squarish widgets,
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