[Thunar-dev] Browser-like User Interface

Biju Chacko botsie at xfce.org
Mon Feb 28 06:07:54 CET 2005

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>> One question brought up by Jean-Francois again today: What about the 
>> "Go" and the "Bookmarks" menu? Having too many toplevel menus doesn't 
>> really make up a simple UI. My idea would be to merge "Bookmarks" into 
>> the "Go" menu, as I don't think, that I would use bookmarks anyways. 
>> But for the same reason, I'm most probably not the best person to 
>> decide on this.
> Just a quick one from the top of my head:
> How about having the bookmarks as listview in the (optional) sidepane, 
> pretty similar to the gtk file chooser dialog. So, the user can choose, 
> if he wants to display (a) the treeview, (b) the bookmarks or (c) no 
> side pane at all. That way we could also easily integrate the Gtk 
> bookmarks into the Thunar UI, as suggested by Francois.
> Just needed to share that thought before I go to bed. I'll come up with 
> something like this for the prototype tomorrow, so don't flame about 
> that idea too early, maybe it even turns out to be useful. ;-)

I like this idea.

-- b

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