[scribus] Q: how to remove colour stop
daytonmeister at gmail.com
Wed May 20 15:38:33 CEST 2009
I like the right click option. It seems like lots of apps these days have a
lot of contextual menus. Acrobat which I use heavily relies on right click
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 7:33 AM, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
> a.l.e said the following at 05/20/2009 12:40 AM :
> > hi doc,
> >>>>>> OK, I've tried everything I can think of, and also googled, and
> >>>>>> in the index of the fancy new manual...
> >>>>>> ...and I simply cannot figure out how to remove a colour stop.
> >>>>>> please put me out of my misery.
> >>>>> It's on p. 121 of the manual. Place the cursor above a gradient stop,
> >>>>> press the left mouse button and drag the stop away.
> >>>> Drag it where?
> >>> Downwards
> >> Please consider making this more neophyte-friendly.
> > please consider making a suggestion on bugs.scribus.net :-)
> I'll try to do that later today.
> > i guess, that it would a good idea to change the cursor to a "x" (or
> > something tells the user that she is going to delete the color stop),
> > when it is too far away from the gradient axis...
> Really, I think the whole "drag it away" paradigm is pretty alien. One
> should be able to delete the stop in at least two other ways, because that
> one is so peculiar:
> 1. Just hitting "delete" when the stop is selected.
> 2. Right click when the stop is selected should bring up a menu with at
> least two entries: (a) "delete"; (b) a colour wheel.
> I'm not certain that converting to an "x" would be much help to the user
> who doesn't already know about how this works, since he would, like me,
> stop trying to move in a vertical direction the moment that he sees that no
> such movement takes place, so he would never move very far away from the
> initial vertical location.
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