[scribus-dev] Who is going to kill the style dialog ?

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Mon Nov 1 14:38:27 CET 2010

>> We tend to work with some mindset of what we are working with, but in
>> complex situations like DTP layout this mindset can only have so much
>> detail, so when we need to refresh detail it is good to have a single
>> window/dialog to refer to, even if it's just informational.
>> Perhaps when a frame is selected, there can be a strip under the toolbar as
>> a sort of "dashboard" (not really so fond of this term) of its
>> settings/content. Obviously for a text frame, one set of information is
>> there, for image frames, another. This might lead to a redesign or even
>> abandonment of the PP as we now know it, having what currently is our PP
>> become more of a dynamic structure, and frame- or object-oriented.
> I like this idea. It’s not that far from the actual PP but it would offer
> dynamically to the user the fields that can in fact be used in this
> partcular context.
> Louis

personally, i'd prefer to have an information palette (instead of a 
toolbar), which you could easily place, hide, show...


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