Re: "Global" panel properties
- From: Daniel Burrows <Daniel_Burrows brown edu>
- To: hitch <hitchhiker cybermail net>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: "Global" panel properties
- Date: Thu, 25 Feb 1999 15:19:30 -0500
On Thu, Feb 25, 1999 at 06:30:22PM +0000, hitch was heard to say:
> Adam Moyes wrote:
> > Lee wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Has anyone thought about moving the panel's "global properties" menu
> > > option into the control center?
> > >
> > > At the moment, it wouldn't be obvious to the first-time user that the
> > > global panel properties even existed. (example: how many times does a
> > > windows user right click the taskbar? I'd bet not many).
> > > My personal justification is that with a corner panel (which is
> > > fantastic, incidentally:), it can be difficult to actually find an area
> > > of panel to right-click that isn't taken up by a launcher or an applet.
> any windows user able to do much at all has to right click on
The danger there is that you can lock the user into a game of
Why not make a second home for the panel configuration in the control-center?
It shouldn't be hard to pop the same widget up in two places (you could even
take advantage of the control-center's ability to open with a specified
All generalizations are dangerous.
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