[Thunar-dev] Browser-like User Interface

Auke Kok auke at thermal.esa.int
Mon Feb 28 10:57:28 CET 2005

Benedikt Meurer wrote:

> Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>> I did some more work on the browser-like prototype for Thunar, so 
>> it's easier to compare spatial to browser mode (tho, it's pretty much 
>> clear, that Thunar 1.0 will use browser mode). A screenshot of the 
>> improved UI is available here:
>>  http://www.xfce.org/~benny/tmp/thunar-browser2.png
>> The prototype is available from CVS. A slightly older snapshot is 
>> available at:
>>  http://www.xfce.org/~benny/tmp/thunar-browser-20050227.tar.gz
>> Opinions? Suggestions? Criticism?
> 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.

major components we thought missing during this weekend:

1. something that displays the real location
2. address/location bar (not necessarily the same as 1)

I personally don't like the white-to-grey transition and would prefer 
some type of bevel around at least the list/icon pane.

I'm sure I'll come up with more


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