jasper at xfce.org
Sun May 2 10:24:12 CEST 2004
Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Andrew Conkling wrote:
>> While you're at it, could you implement some way of removing the current
>> background? from the list, or at the very least, some way of
>> ascertaining the name of the current background? I made a list of 300+
>> pictures, all with similar names, and I'd like to systematically take
>> out those that are less suitable for background usage.
> another good idea - you're just full of them this weekend, mmm? ^_^
> let's see... i suppose probably the easiest way that doesn't introduce
> new UI elements is to preselect the current backdrop when you click the
> 'edit list' button. i like that because it's simple, but i don't like
> it because it's non-obvious: for a new user, it may not be readily
> apparent that a particular item is selected by default. or, conversely,
> they may look for this particular feature, and not notice that it's
> actually there.
> but, it's simple and elegant, so i'm going to go ahead and implement
> it. if anyone can think of something more clever, feel free to speak up.
Perhaps put some other indicator as well, like adding a * at the end, or
making it bold or italic. That way the user will still know the current
background when the selection changes.
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