[Installit-dev] First main window contents

Jannis Pohlmann info at sten-net.de
Fri Mar 17 14:56:10 CET 2006

On Fri, 17 Mar 2006 00:47:31 +0100
Benedikt Meurer <benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de> wrote:
> Hey Jannis,
> > Don't wonder about the toolbar placement as I'm not sure about it
> > yet. Olivier says it's wasted space, but the title frame is wasted
> > space anyway and I think it's good to have the most important tools
> > near to the actual working range/radius of the user.
> How about vertical toolbar on the right side? I think the toolbar is
> an important UI element that should be enabled by default. Else the
> users will be forced to discover the important actions by looking
> throughs the menus first.

I removed the title bar now. It's ok for dialogs but it looks a bit off
in application windows, I think. Now the toolbar is placed directly
below the menubar, as usual.

> Definitely, looks nice. One thing I noticed is that the "Updating
> packages" dialog seems to "jump around" (this is probably because of
> smart placement in xfwm4). How about reusing the first dialog (not a
> biggie, tho, just looks kinda odd)?


- Jannis
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