Re: Improving the GUI

Am Samstag, den 30.08.2008, 22:23 +0300 schrieb Timo Korvola:
> Christopher Bratusek <nano-master gmx de> writes:
> > Am Freitag, den 29.08.2008, 11:48 +0200 schrieb Janek Kozicki:
> >> Question is: does lisp recognize its variables as strings?
> I am not sure whether there is a lisp interface to ,apropos.  If not,
> I expect it shouldn't be too hard to add.
> > Dunno, but what about the Treeview/Re-exposed and Re-ordered Options? Is
> > it OK like that?
> A treeview would be an improvement over the present GUI, and there
> might be some potential in modifying option groups, but in the long
> run the treeview does not scale either.  defcustom does not currently
> allow to specify the order of settings in the dialog

They appear in the order in that they are coded.

(defcustom test1 t
 :group test
 :type boolean)

(defcustom test2 nil
 :group test
 :type boolean)

will result in

| [] test1
| [] test2

So we would just have to move the code the re-order the options.

> , and it would be
> difficult to do that in a modular fashion.  Perhaps they should just
> be sorted alphabetically.


GNOME/Sawfish rule!

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