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

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Mon Nov 1 15:02:10 CET 2010

On 11/1/10 2:40 PM, Louis Desjardins wrote:
> 2010/11/1 a.l.e<ale.comp_06 at xox.ch>
>> hi
>>   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...
> ... and edit ?

no, just an information palette... a mix of the the status bars in 
inkscape and scribus. but as a palette, not as a toolbar.

for editing, there is the properties palette.


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