[Usability]Re: toolbar issues

1) There is a feature request in nautilus bugzilla for right click pull
down arrows like you have described, so yes please even though with our
ui freeze, i'm not sure if alex will immediately apply it or not. 

see bug 45027

Also doesn't galeon 1.2 have these pulldown menus already???

2)Regarding themable toolbars, Seth Nickel, gnome ui person, also wanted
to remove the themable toolbars as they create desktop inconsistencies.

see bug 71148

If you like i can assign both of these bugs to you, but as always alex
has final say...


On Sun, 2002-05-19 at 09:43, Jorn Baayen wrote:
> Heya,
> At the moment the Galeon and Nautilus toolbars have a rightclick popup
> menu on the back, up, and forward buttons. While this is very useful,
> it's not very obvious that it's there. Also it has a lot of
> implementation problems, like bonoboui not really supporting rightclick
> stuff on toolbar buttons and stuff like that.
> IMHO Gnumeric and AbiWord solved this much better by having an arrow
> butotn next to their undo/redo buttons which drops down a list of
> possible actions. See http://nl.linux.org/~jorn/Files/dropdown.png.
> That way it's clear it's there, and there are no implementation
> problems.
> Personally I would love to see that in both Nautilus and Galeon. I'm
> writing the Galeon toolbar code, but I could also make a patch for
> Nautilus if people are interested ...
> Another thing with the Nauti toolbar is that it uses it's own theming
> stuff, i think we shouldn't do that in Gnome 2 since stock icons can now
> be themed. (And we can register app-specific icons with the stock
> system, so that they can be themed as well). Also it would be nice if
> some of the buttons had priority. (ie text beside icons, if requested in
> the toolbar capplet). I can do a patch for this stuff as well, if there
> is interest.
> Let me know what you think,
> Jorn
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