[scribus-dev] New palette paradigm (TM)

Louis Desjardins louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 19:48:05 CEST 2008

2008/10/3 Petr Vanek <petr at scribus.info>

> hi all,
> I just committed (135svn) the fixes and cleanup of "Insert Glyph". Revision
> 12622.
> Let's discuss it now:
> it splits the palette into 2 smaller pieces. The "quick insert one"
> (originally the small one) and the "enhanced" (originally the expanded
> widget one). When is user requesting Insert Glyph, only the Quick Palette
> is
> opened only. The Enhanced is constructed (not cached) only on demand
> (button
> click).
> Pros: scribus start is reduced by seconds; some docs changes are faster
> now;
> both palettes are behaving correctly as there are no widget juggling
> (show/resize/hide/try-to-resize) with ugly results.
> Cons: Enhanced palette requires some time to be fully functional.
> And now to the main idea:
> What about to split the Style Palette into 2 palettes too? I'm quite
> unsatisfied with its automagical resizing etc.

Hi Petr,

Yes, I think too that the Style palette needs work. I am not sure to
understand what you have in mind though. Would you like to continue
discussing this in the bugtracker so you could upload some screenshots? This
all seems very interesting.



> cheers
> Petr
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