Re: [Nautilus-list] GNOME user environment brainstorming

How about some panel app or menu that displays it's self as a "What does
this do" button (shortend of course) and when the user clicks on it the
cursor turns to a question mark and then they can point at any feature
in GNOME and have a popup help explaining how to turn on/off and what it

On 25 May 2001 16:28:52 +0100, Calum Benson wrote:
> Sander Vesik wrote:
> > I really disagree here - just because standard gnome installation is
> > horribly unuasble when it comes to multiple desktops or in fact not
> > showing the user any clue these were supported at all.
> You're right there-- hiding a feature completely is just as bad as
> confusing people by pushing functionality in their faces that they'll
> never use.  One of the skills of user itnerface design is to find the
> correct balance, to make advanced features discoverable (relative to how
> "advanced" they really are), but not so intrusive that they get in the
> way if you don't want to know about them.

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