[Scribus] Splitting up the properties palette?
Fri Oct 14 13:54:27 CEST 2005
Gustavo Homem wrote:
>On Friday 14 October 2005 01:49, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
>>In an answer to Karl Sinn, Craig Bradney wrote:
>>>No, its an issue with the current tabs implementation of the 1.3.0
>>>properties palette. We have plans to split the palette so we are looking
>>>to fix up other things first.
>>Hmmm, what does that mean? Do you really plan to remove one of the most
>>appealing features of Scribus? I don't know how others feel about it,
>>but at least to me the properties palette is one of the "killer
>>features" of Scribus, some kind of powerful "command centre" for page
>>items/frames. From a usability point of view, I think one of the
>>advantages of Scribus is the combining of related features in one place
>>(preferences, context menu, properties palette), which is a stark (and
>>very welcome) contrast to software like QuarkXPress, where features are
>>spread all over the GUI.
>>And while I am at it: In case the properties palette can be saved, I
>>would like to suggest getting somehow back to the layout as it is in
>>1.2x with the respective items (X,Y,Z, Text etc.) on top of the palette.
>>This is much more effective and user friendly than the current layout,
>>at least in my personal view.
>I agree, that the way it was on 1.2.x seems to be faster to use. Also I am
>worried about the splitting of the pallete. Won't this cause too many windows
>at once ? Or too much open/close actions to have fewer windows ?
When I did my presentation on Scribus at my LUG I dubbed the properties
palette, "your best friend." I love the thing.
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