usability in panel and xffm: pre-selected texts

edscott wilson garcia edscott at
Sat Jun 28 15:16:35 CEST 2003

On Sat, 2003-06-28 at 04:34, Bernhard Walle wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jun 2003 at 15:42 (+0200), Bernhard Walle wrote:
> > 
> > I recognized that there are some cases of pre-selected (or should I call
> > it pre-marked) texts. One case is the "Add starter" dialog of the panel, 
> > one other the "Go to" dialog in xffm.
> I saw now there's a inconsitency: The dialog to add a new icon on the
> panel does not pre-select anything but the (similar-looking) dialog to
> add a menu entry in a panel-submenu. 
> Because the dialogs are very similar I don't think that it is a good
> idea to have a different behaviour. I would prefer to not pre-select the
> position in the second dialog.

I like the way the mozilla "location" entry/combo works (with a limited
history depending on autocompletion) and would like to see the xfce4
entry/combo's work that way. But this might not solve the issue with the
cut'n'paste. What do you think?



> Regards,
> Bernhard

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