Re: Fitts's Law, or do you _really_ know how to make a good UI?

On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 12:04:30PM -0600, Owen Williams wrote:
> > If you have a development panel, you can make the buttons flush with the
> > edge for color/standard backgrounded panels.
> > 
> > It's in the Buttons tab in global preferences, IIRC.
> > 
> > Jacob
> This is true, except that there is a spacer of "applet padding" width at
> each end of the panel, so it's only flush with the lengthwise edge.  It
> would be better for it to be flush with all _screen_ edges it touches.
>               |
>     __________|
> ___|__________| <-- not with this edge (unless applet padding = 0)
>        ^
>     Only flush with this edge

This was fixed just today.  If you don't use hidebuttons that there will be
no padding for the first and last applet.  Also new in the CVS today is that
the icons will accept clicks on the edge of the panel even if you don't have
the "make buttons flush with panel edge" option on.


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