Re: EggRecent [was Re: libomelette [was Re: glib unicode regular expression api]]

On Fri, 2004-07-09 at 15:39 +0300, Gediminas Paulauskas wrote:

> Most convenient way for user, if not thinking about interface clutter,
> would be to provide all three ways. Show 5 items in menu, show more
> items in file chooser and toolbar. But this has to be very convenient,
> almost automatic, for developer, so that everyone would use that and
> programs would look consistent. And I haven't noticed toolbar item with
> dropdown anywhere else...

Yeah, I seem to remember we said that if the dropdown Open button worked
well in gedit, we'd like to add a HIG recommendation to use it... just
another one of the HIG things we haven't got around to yet :/  (And as
you said, it would really need full support from the toolkit to be
widely adopted.)


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland             Java Desktop System Group                      +353 1 819 9771

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