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Re: Kill The Sort-By Button


On 12/14/2012 06:15 PM, Connor Carney wrote:
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 <mailto: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.


Well you are correct , but it's kind of a designer decision . Donno , I wouldn't be against a global implementation , I just don't think it'll happen .