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[Bug 590686] Re: "Affect:" toolbar label should be renamed/removed


** Changed in: inkscape (Ubuntu)
       Status: Triaged => Fix Released

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  "Affect:" toolbar label should be renamed/removed

Status in Inkscape: Vector Graphics Editor:
  Fix Released
Status in inkscape package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: inkscape

  The tool controls bar for the Select tool contains a button group with
  the label "Affect:".  This label is inappropriate for a couple of

  1. False implication that the buttons apply some sort of visual effect
  (blur, noise etc).  The buttons actually control the effects of
  scale/move operations on borders, gradients and patterns.

  2. Grammatical inconsistency.  Most (perhaps all?) other toolbar
  labels are nouns for the related property ("Width:", "Force:", "Angle
  X" etc).  "Affect:" is a verb.

  It would make sense to either remove the label or replace it with a
  suitable noun for the property being adjusted (maybe something like
  "Scale/move properties:" but less verbose!)

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
  Package: inkscape 0.47.0-2ubuntu2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-22.36-generic
  Uname: Linux 2.6.32-22-generic x86_64
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Mon Jun  7 09:45:55 2010
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha amd64 (20100412)
  SourcePackage: inkscape

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