aoshi at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Aug 5 04:12:17 CEST 2004
The way it is now, new tabs are automatically assigned a generic Tab1,
Tab2, etc. name. Users can change the label via a Tabs menu or through
the accel key, which will pop up a dialog asking the user to input a new
name. I suppose a tool tip might also work; I'm just the lazy sort of
person who would rather avoid as much moving my hand from the keyboard
fo the mouse as possible :)
The question of what to do when multiple tabs are opened is another can
of worms. You could have the tabs expand into a scrollbar of sorts, a
la gaim, or you could do the konqueror thing and shrink them down. Each
method has its ups and downs, so it seems to me that which one is better
depends on your work style.
purslow at sympatico.ca wrote:
> automatic labelling of tabs is likely to be too clumsy in practice.
> how about simply showing a number on the tab itself -- short enough -- ,
> but bringing up a tool-tip with whatever label the user chooses to add ?
> the tool-tip mt default to the number, if the user doesn't set anything else,
> but s/he cd choose an explicit label via a R-click on the tab.
> partly, i'm thinking of how Konqueror handles tabs for I/net pages,
> where with many tabs the actual tabs may show 1 letter,
> but the tool-tip shows the page title from the HTML (if any).
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