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Re: alternately sized icons


Hello guys,
difficult to say what the solution to this problem is. If you look at
Microsoft Word for instance, you can quit, add and order all its
buttons in the many tool-bars, you can even swap tool-bars around,
etc. The problem is however that, I think, almost nobody does.

On the other hand, tools like Apple iWork have much less buttons,
nicer look and maybe better functionality.

I think the ability to swap tool-bars around is not so useful. But
maybe the possibility to quit buttons from the tool-bar could be good,
even though I doubt people will use it much.

The GEDA apps have a quite nice and simple look, buttons are very well
designed and are few. Maybe we should do as they do.


On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 11:01 PM, Lorenzo Marcantonio
<l.marcantonio@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 05:49:51PM +0200, Stefan Dröge wrote:
>> After all there are some reasons for small screens in some cases.
> Eye wellness more than others :D I usually work at IIRC 1280x1024 on a 19" at
> home, and on 1024x768 on both the 15" office PC and the toughbook (a consumer
> pc was already dead after a month in the workshop...)
> So I can't say that 1024x768 is 'small', in fact is my average one... netbooks
> and tablets are even smaller but I can't say it's useful to run a cad on
> them....
> Customizable bars would be useful: for example I *never* used the 'add package'
> and the 'global port' in the right toolbar, the left one is even more unused
> (units, grid and cursor were neved touched...); in fact my favourite button
> (the high contrast one) is out of screen if I keep visible the fluxbox bar!
> --
> Lorenzo Marcantonio
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