Re: [Patch] Resize icon slider for file properties (try no. 3)

On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 00:01 +0200, Raphael Bosshard wrote:
> >> However; this patch has (still) a problem; the view has to refreshed 
> >> manualy. I still don't know how to force the fm-icon-container to 
> >> reload. Any help from an experienced nautilus hacker on this topic
> >> is appreciated.
> > 
> > Right now there really isn't a good way to do this. Partly this is
> > because the stretching and icon size feature is really a special
> > feature of the icon view only, so there is no "global" icon size
> > setting for files. 
> Argh. I knew it. I should have tried some string fixes first. That would
> have been easier...

I'm sure you learnt a lot more though!

> > Anyway, I'm not sure this feature should take so much space in the UI.
> > I mean, it already has a menu item and we already removed the context
> > menu item in non-desktop folders to unclutter the ui. Wouldn't it be
> > better to make the current stretch work from the keyboard instead. You
> > could just handle arrow key presses when the stretch handles are up to
> > mean "change icon size".
> Could removing the "stretch icon" entry from the context also be an
> option. I never understood why resizing the icons should be limited to
> the desktop. Or maybe the UI guys could make a suggestion.

I don't understand. Icon stretching is not limited to the desktop. Its
only in the context menu for the desktop, but its in the normal menu for
normal windows.

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