[Usability] Re: Icons for document systems

Rodney Dawes <dobey novell com> wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-04-03 at 15:40 -0700, Bill Wohler wrote:
> > Given a hypertext document reader such as Info, what icons would you
> > suggest for going back and forth in the history, going to the next and
> > previous chapter, going up a section, or going up all the way to the
> > table of contents?
> Info is beyond a hypertext reader.

Yup, that's why I affixed "document".

>              I would suggest using the same bits that Yelp does, which
> is what should be displaying info under GNOME anyway.

Yelp 2.12.2 on my system (Debian (etch)) doesn't have icons for Next
Section, Previous Section, and Contents, and it doesn't even have an
"Up" function, so there aren't really any bits to take. What icons would
Yelp use if it had them? ;-)

>                                                       And, if emacs is
> running under GNOME, it would be sweet if it opened the help in Yelp,
> rather than the internal info viewer, actually.

I'll look into that. Thanks for the suggestion.

I appreciate the feedback, dobey.

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