[openbeos-cdt] Re: .pkg package uninstaller GUI

  • From: "Rob Tijssen" <rob.tijssen@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2007 10:46:34 +0200

Hi Jonas,

>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>Van: openbeos-cdt-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:openbeos-cdt->bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] Namens Jonas Sundström
>Verzonden: vrijdag 6 juli 2007 21:17
>Aan: openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Onderwerp: [openbeos-cdt] Re: .pkg package uninstaller GUI
>"Rob Tijssen" <rob.tijssen@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Jonas,
>Hi Rob,
>> I think a wide list view makes long a long application 
>> name still readable without scrolling to the side which
>> is a great annoyance in such a small view
>The layout I suggested should not have a fixed size listview. It should 
>resize to fit the list items. I hope we'll be able to reap the fruits 
>of Ingo's work on automatic layout resizing.
>(One should never have to scroll horizontally, unless the window 
>contents somehow do not fit on screen and can't be presented in some 
>alternative way in the limited space.)

Agreed ;-)

> ... 
>> I personally like the way that Windows does show it's 
>> uninstall/repair information (with the repair/uninstall button
>> in de same row as the applicationinfo), all the info and or 
>> options for the app combined in the application information
>> row.
>In Windows XP? Sure, it looks nice, (Windows' trying to look like the 
>web), but the way the list moves when selecting/deselecting (growing/
>shrinking items) always confuses me. (Losing one's balance, focus/place 
>in the list?)

I was only trying to point out that the information and options are close
together which I like. (the resizing and shrinking/growing does make it hard
to keep track, I fully agree on that).


Cheers, Rob

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