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

Louis Desjardins louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 15:26:47 CET 2010

2010/11/1 a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch>

> 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.

oh... ok. Not sure that I see the exact use of this. If the settings are
there to see, why not be able to edit them right there?


> for editing, there is the properties palette.
> ciao
> a.l.e
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