[Digikam-devel] some comments on digiKam

Mikolaj Machowski mikmach at wp.pl
Fri Sep 14 19:49:25 CEST 2007


Dnia piątek 14 wrzesień 2007, Gilles Caulier napisał:
> 2007/9/14, Mikolaj Machowski <mikmach at wp.pl>:
> > Dnia piątek 14 wrzesień 2007, Gilles Caulier napisał:
> > > 2007/9/13, Mikołaj Machowski <mikmach at wp.pl>:
> > > > > > 2) Icons: OK, this is valid point but Icons+text is in HIG for
> > > > > > KDE4,
> > > >
> > > > we
> > > >
> > > > > > will get there when there will be stable KDE4 to work on
> > > > >
> > > > > Where is the problem. We can already use text under icons from
> > > > > toolsbar
> > > >
> > > > http://digikam3rdparty.free.fr/Screenshots/textundericonsfromtools
> > > >bar. png
> > > >
> > > > Is it default setting?
> > >
> > > ??? just pop-up contextual menu of toolbar and use the right option
> > > (:=))) Settings is saved at end session of digiKam
> > >
> > > This rule exist in _all_ KDE applications. I'm afraid to see than
> > > KDE users do not know this feature (:=)))
> >
> > That is not the case :) In HIG for KDE4 text+icon is default option
> > and should be distributed with that setting.
>
> and from my vierwpoint, this is weird. This will bloat the gui with this
> default settings. Personally, i never use this way under KDE (and Win32
> apps. too)

It has some merits: 
a) buttons in toolbar are bigger and easier to hit
b) icon+text provide fastest recognition; important because KDE *has*
problems with similar icons (digiKam included)

m.



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