Re: [Nautilus-list] Allowing view components to provide editing (UIand architecture issues)
- From: Calum Benson <calum benson sun com>
- To: nautilus-list lists eazel com
- Subject: Re: [Nautilus-list] Allowing view components to provide editing (UIand architecture issues)
- Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 11:56:00 +0100
Adam Zolkover wrote:
> What if in viewing text files, the view looked more like MS Word's
> Print Preview window than it did like gEdit.
In fact, this is exactly one of the solutions we proposed in the
usability report -- see
> it doesn't look to me as though you can copy text from the
> text view, so why allow the user to highlight text?
Agreed, although it would very useful if you *could* copy from the text
view... I think we discussed this on the list a few months ago.
> In fact, putting the word preview in
> the window manager bar instead of just having the name of the file being
> viewed is probably a good idea too.
This was also one of our proposals :) (Well almost, in our example we
put the word "read-only" in the sidebar and the preview pane itself.)
CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson ireland sun com Desktop Engineering Group
http://www.sun.ie +353 1 819 9771
Any opinions are personal and not necessarily those of Sun Microsystems
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