Re: Native file chooser dialog on Windows

I don't known about this, but from an usability point of view, using native dialog should help applications users because they can use skills they have learned while they were using others applications..

Those details are always sensibles when using a foreign gui toolkit.

I will look into what Tim Evans have said.


2009/5/15 Matthias Clasen <matthias clasen gmail com>
> On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 1:25 PM, Cody Russell <bratsche gnome org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 22:46 -0400, David Cantin wrote:
> >> is there a plan or any activities regarding using the native file
> >> chooser on the Windows platform ? Like the print dialog does.
> >
> > My feeling is that for such dialogs we should perhaps implement a dialog
> > that looks like the native one (widget/layout-wise), but using gtk+
> > widgets rather than using the actual native Win32 dialog.  I also
> > thought this should be done for the print dialog, and stop using the
> > native one because it sucks.
> I believe the main (or only ?) reason we are using the native print
> dialog is that the win32 print api didn't really have all we needed to
> implement our own. That is what I recall from when Alex did this work,
> at least...
> Matthias

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