Re: GtkToolbar drag and drop
- From: "David Adam Bordoley" <bordoley msu edu>
- To: Havoc Pennington <hp edhat com>
- Cc: Soeren Sandmann <sandmann daimi au dk>, Marco Pesenti Gritti <marco gnome org>, gtk-devel-list gnome org, james daa com au
- Subject: Re: GtkToolbar drag and drop
- Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2003 22:47:30 -0400
- Throbbers and other items at the end of the toolbar
would be the first things to be unmapped/relegated
to the overflow menu, instead of as now the last
This seems sort of like a fatal flaw to me. If the throbber is your
progress indicator, you need it to always be visible.
Marco had asked me to comment on the previous message, but i think this one
is even better..
I've been largely convinced that throbbers could be easily discarded in
browser type interfaces. I hope the new gtk combo allows the addition of
entry-bar icon similar to that in IE and in mozilla. While a page is
loading, progress can be shown using a spinning arrow for the location icon
in the entry (see
some screenshots). There really is no need for a throbber (other than for
Other than the throbber example can we really think of any other examples
where you'd want an explicit packend toolbar item. I can't. THe flexible
space idea is interesting, although from a toolbar editting stanpoint is
odd, because its not really an object that you add or remove to the toolbar.
Similarly i can really think of very few examples where it has usefulness.
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