[scribus] Organizing the workspace display

JLuc jluc at no-log.org
Wed Jan 5 16:12:46 CET 2011

Le 05/01/2011 10:32, Julian Robbins a écrit :

> I dont particularly find tooltips an annoyance either. But what I do find useful and have mentioned before is that
> Inkscape has a useful feature (and is a similar app in many ways), where at the bottom the screen in a single line in
> the GUI interface there is always mention of how you can use the button (command) that you are hovering over or have
> selected. ie if you are using a Move tool, this line adds info that is pertinent to _exactly_ what you are doing.
> ie if on a left hand top grab bar of an object, it says 'Rotate selection, with Cntrl (in Bold) to scale uniformaly,
> with Shift to scale around rotation centre'. So if you're not sure for example how to scale it uniformly it gives you a
> clue. Using other grab bars on same object gives different relevant info on the possible actions from here. I've found
> this type of system with a more complicated app such as a graphics tool like Inkscape, really really useful.

So do I.

Iconic or one-word buttons are not allways self-explainatory

and when needed, I expect some more detailed hint on hovering them.


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