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Re: Evernote/Footnote-like UI change?


Excuse me, I do see the automount plugin, but not the new childview one.

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 03:34, Adam Porter <adam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I put the plugin in the right place but it's not showing up in Zim.  I
> have 0.54 from the PPA.  I also don't see the new automount plugin
> from 0.54.  Weird...?
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 06:46, Jaap Karssenberg
> <jaap.karssenberg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> OK, I've made a very quick and dirty prototype as a plugin. It shows
>> all child and grand child pages inline with the parent page below the
>> text. To try it, drop the attached file in the zim/plugins/ folder
>> (/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/plugins or similar folder when
>> installed).
>> Consider it a mock-up and let me know what to change - bonus points
>> for modifying it in gimp/photoshop/paint to come up with a better look
>> ;)
>> Please note:
>> 0/ this plugin is experimental -- don't even think about using it for
>> real at this moment
>> 1/ after you disable the plugin again restart zim to get rid of the new view
>> 2/ inline notes are only read-only for now
>> 3/ inline notes are clipped to 300 px (not sure if this is needed or not)
>> 4/ indenting for sub-sub-pages not really visible - need to enhance that
>> 5/ no rounded corners - needs some cruft to make it look nice ;)
>> 6/ no guarantees about scalability and load time at this state
>> One question I already have is whether it is a good idea or not to
>> have a single scroll bar for both the parent page text and the child
>> page listing. Alternatively these could be in separate panes, so the
>> text remains in the same place while scrolling through the child
>> pages.
>> Another question is how to handle folding of sub-pages. I now show all
>> sub-sub-pages in the tree. But I also could hide them until you click
>> "show".
>> Enjoy!
>> Jaap

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