[HIG] Re: applets and focus indication

Oops, didn't mean to cc hig list on that email, apologies for any
irrelevant follow-ups that result :/


On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 15:32, Calum Benson wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 15:06, Joergen Scheibengruber wrote:
> > Sorry for the stupid question, but how do I access the popup menu of a
> > applet via the keyboard? I have been asking myself this since quite a
> > time.
> Same way as you pop up the menu for anything else-- move the focus to
> it, then press Shift+F10.
> > Regarding the original discussion: In my eyes it doesn't look very good,
> > if a applet takes all the size in the panel. So I think it would be ok,
> > if the panel tells the applets a smaller size, then it actually has.
> > However I think this should be not more than 2, max. 3 pixels on every
> > side (more shouldn't be neccessary to draw the focus indicator, or am I
> > wrong?)
> The large print themes currently set the focus indicator width to 3
> pixels, so allowing for an extra pixel on each side of that I guess
> about 5 (or maybe 7) pixels on each side would be the maximum that any
> GNOME theme would realistically need.  I'm not sure that would be an
> excuse for just hard-coding a 7-pixel gap around every applet though :)
> Cheeri,
> Calum.
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