[Digikam-devel] Change for widgets to save space and simpler UI?

Andi Clemens andi.clemens at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 6 21:44:43 BST 2011

I like this widget, reminds me of the UI in some of the Adobe Create Suite  


On Tue, 06 Sep 2011 22:33:49 +0200, Paristo <paristo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Now a while Krita team created a custom widget for Krita to save space  
> and
> make easier pen use for the application UI.
> Same functionality is coming to GIMP 2.8 (now on development version 2.7)
> what is littlebit different by function. Depending does user drag upper  
> or
> lower part of the slider widget.
> Should digiKam take same direction as Krita has?
> Here is example of same widget lenght what gives about 15% space saving.
> Less buttons, but still offering same information and possibility to  
> click
> and type wanted number.
> http://saukonpaa.com/projects/mockups/digikam_sidepanel_widget.png
> It has benefits for space and easy dragging. But it has bad side as well,
> what is color schema what can be very bright when having multiple colored
> widgets on sidepanel. Or that there is no scale metering for steps (can  
> be
> good and bad).

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