Re: [Usability] HIG has severe "MS Windows" flaws.
- From: Calum Benson <Calum Benson Sun COM>
- To: Denís Fernández Cabrera <denis glug es>
- Cc: usability gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Usability] HIG has severe "MS Windows" flaws.
- Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 14:16:26 +0100
On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 20:09,
> But the correct solution is to code menu
> triggering as a broadening cone, instead as a rectangular region, so that
> the user can drift off from the parent entry on his way to the new
Hmm... I believe this is pretty much how it does work (and certainly
seemed to when I tried it there just now)-- I vaguely remember the
original discussions about it three or so years ago. Maybe it needs
some tweaking, but I've never had a problem with it personally.
> Or, what is the greatest flaw in GNOME pannel? Or on maximized mode of
> applications such as Inkscape? The fact that pannel launchers, and
> Inkscape's maximized menues, end a pixel or two before the edge of the
Panel launchers go right to the edge of the screen for me-- which
version of GNOME are you using? I can't comment on Inkscape though,
I've never really used it.
CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer Sun Microsystems Ireland
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Any opinions are personal and not necessarily those of Sun Microsystems
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