[Thunar-dev] more ideas on the location bar (and microsoft stole the idea)

Javier Aravena phrodo.00 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 6 05:26:24 CEST 2005

I didn't thought of that, it's a good point

2005/8/5, Ori Bernstein <rand_chars at rogers.com>:
> On Fri, 5 Aug 2005 23:10:05 -0400, Javier Aravena <phrodo.00 at gmail.com> 
> said:
> > the trouble with nested menus is that are unusable as in, clicking in a 
> menu
> > is quite dificult and the hand tends to describe a curve instead of a 
> rect
> > line, in fact, if nested directory popup menus were good we'd use them
> > instead of file open/save dialogs, I like the one menu thing 'cause you 
> save
> > one click, but viewing is not optimal, however I guess we could have an
> > option like a listbox labeled "location bar left click (or keep pressing 
> the
> > mouse wutton or whatever tht's said in good english) action" with "show 
> no
> > folder menus", "show one level folder menus" and "show nested folder 
> menus"
> Why an option?
> Having the menus nested doesn't hurt usability. If someone has trouble
> navigating the nested menus, then they simply don't use them - *BAM*. Back 
> to
> the single menu.
> Essentially, from a usability standpoint, it seems to me like it's a 
> freebie.
> If someone can navigate the nested menus effectively, they can quickly 
> drill
> down into a deep hierarchy, but if they can't use them effectively, 
> they've
> still got the first level of the nested menus to use, completely 
> unimpaired by
> the nesting that's going on.
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