RE: Revisiting App Menu

>On Sat, Jul 11, 1998 at 10:06:36PM +0200, Tom Vogt wrote:
>> rather compare it with some office apps, where there is a small icon at
>> very left of the menu. it took me some time to figure out that these
>> are not just decoration. and I still don't like them, because even though
>> image can say a thousand words, it can also say zero. (and a thousand
>> can be meaningless :) ).
>find it kind of nice in applix where using the star you can find some
>non-program specific items fast

I am not using my computer and have not Gnome here, so I don't remember very
well. But I think when you put your mouse over a button it changes. If the
user put his mouse about a footprint and it turns into a button where Main
menu is written the problem is solved.

>> > Let's make our system menu fun.
>> we already have the foot in the panel. I believe that the same icon
>> ONLY ever be used for the same purpose, not for everything remotely
gnome. I
>> also think the users will be confused if the small foot does totally
>> different things than the large one.
>if I DID have some new pixmaps I WON'T use any foot except for the menu one
>since I think that i's confusing to have both drawers and menus have feet
>them ... so it WOULD serve the same purpose ... a foot means menu ...
>if I do get any time left after work and panel hacking I'll code up some
>case for this ...

Great idea. I would like to do it, though I have no time. But if nobody is
going to try soon, I can.

- yiyus

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