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Re: Kill The Sort-By Button


On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 12:00 AM, Ian Santopietro <isantop@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> What about moving the sort functionality to a menu? Then, it can be easily
> accessed through HUD, preserving easy access fit who use the functionality
> who use it, while decluttering the UI and keeping a simple appearance for
> beginners.

If the buttons being discussed are indeed the column headers, that's
some nasty menu navigation to work with. The column headers allow both
selection of a sort column and a direction. The way Nautilus does it,
that's: open the menu with "Arrange Items >", open the sub-menu,
select the sort criterion, re-open the menu, re-open the sub-menu,
toggle the order. With column headers, it's two clicks.

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