[haiku-cdt] Re: Mail: GUI and Queries (was: [haiku-development] Re: Working on Haiku's Mail app)

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:35:18 +0100

"Humdinger" <humdingerb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> -- Axel Dörfler, on Fri, 04 Dec 2009 11:32:56 +0100:
> > "Humdinger" <humdingerb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > The timefame submenu of every menu item only provides Today and
> > > the
> > > units hours/days/weeks/months. The value is set in the next deeper
> > > submenu. These values are remembered for each menu item.
> > I don't know, this looks pretty complicated in comparison to the
> > relatively clear and simple GUI suggested before.
> Please think it over. It's even simpler. It's a regular menu. One
> click
> to start a query for "Same XY". A timeframe limit just one submenu
> away. No expanders, no several drop-down menus that require several
> clicks, no icon or another button to start a query. Possibly a
> shortcut
> to execute a query.
> With the context menu on the header data it's even quicker.

That's what I meant - it looks like a GUI element for a power user, and
it's probably intimidating/overwhelming to others.


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