[Scribus] Splitting up the properties palette? (was: scribus 188.8.131.52 spin-box)
Mon Oct 17 13:12:35 CEST 2005
On 15 Oct 2005 0:54 Christoph Schäfer wrote:
> wayne schrieb:
> > On Friday 14 October 2005 10:04 am, Craig Bradney wrote:
> >>>Agree also, but why not preselect the appropriate Tab/Windows
> >>>according to the task you do? When creating/moving textframes you
> >>>normaly use the tab with coordinates. When editing text, you
> >>>normally use the text properties. What do you think about this?
> >>Its been suggested before, but its inappropriate. What you are
> >>suggesting, like others before, would mean that every time you
> >>selecte a text frame, for example, it would switch to the text tab.
> >>What if the user wants to change the line or colour settings for the
> >>frame. It makes it harder, so this wont be implemented.
> > How about switching to the text properties whenever one double
> > clicks on a text frame?
> > Wayne
> Paraphrasing two postings from Craig Bradney: What makes sense in one
> specific situation might be useless in twenty others. Also, too much
> "artificial intelligence" of menus will probably make things too
> complicated for the developers (not that they weren't be able to solve
> the problems, but I suppose the time could be better used for other
> things) and for users as well.
Ageed! Was just an idea?
> I was very happy when Craig wrote that something like in GIMP is what
> planned. It makes a lot of sense and provides advanced users with
> needed flexibility. This is more important too much "auto x" here,
> "auto y" there.
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