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Re: Kill The Sort-By Button


Why can't the implementation be global?  The existing sort interface is
globally implemented by Gtk.

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 3:50 AM, Petko <pditchev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> My two cents : I don't think that removing the bar with the column names
> is inappropriate - it's just needed to understand the info below (if there
> were a "date modified" column and a "date created" column how would you
> tell them apart) .
> A suggested behaviour : clicking (left or right) on said bar (with
> "Name","Type",etc.. ) pops a context menu with "Sort by->" and "Columns->"
> . Both open an attributes list (name,date mod , date created , etc.)(as
> part of the same context menu) . In Sort you choose one item to sort by ,
> and in Columns you check the columns you need displayed . I think that'll
> solve everything and be usable by everyone . Opinions ?
> Of course the implementation can't be global , so actually getting every
> major developer to do it is kind of impossible , but if we here agree on it
> it's some sort of a start.
> Petko
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