Re: [Usability] Re: Button ordering
- From: murrayc t-online de (Murray Cumming)
- To: Alan Cox <alan redhat com>
- Cc: Seth Nickell <snickell stanford edu>, "usability gnome org" <usability gnome org>, gtk-devel-list <gtk-devel-list gnome org>, Gnome Hackers <gnome-hackers gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Usability] Re: Button ordering
- Date: 03 Nov 2001 02:30:17 +0100
On Sat, 2001-11-03 at 02:13, Alan Cox wrote:
> > But I am also quite convinced by the 'read-to-bottom-right' idea, and I
> > understand Seth's point that this makes it easier to keep the
> > first-choice button in a consistent place no matter what other buttons
> > are added.
> Is the patch locale dependant for layout in this case. A large portion of
> the worlds population read in other directions ?
I don't know about the patch, but it should be. As far as I remember,
Windows, Mac, and maybe KDE mirror their whole widget arrangements
across the vertical for languages such as Arabic and Hebrew.
I don't think that there are any vertically read languages. I think that
languages such as Japanese and Chinese can be optionally top-to-bottom
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