Re: [Usability] Window contents changing

Maciej Stachowiak <mjs noisehavoc org> writes:
> In Mac OS X, when the controls in a window change, for example because
> you turn off the toolbar, you go to the next screen of the login
> dialog, you change which pane you're in a dialog, the window resizes
> with smooth animation. The content area of the window is kept the same
> size in the case of turning off toolbars or the like on a document
> window. This looks really slick and feels right.
> Also, when you hide elements like sidebars and such, the hiding is
> animated so you see where it went and have a better idea of how to get
> it back.
> Is there any way we can start deploying the same kinds of ideas in
> GNOME? We may need support from the Gtk resize mechanisms perhaps.

I don't think you actually _need_ support from GTK to do this; though
you probably do need GTK support if you want it to happen

Suggest opening a bugzilla report...


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