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

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 21:46:31 BST 2011

Do you mean  that slider have been replaced in new widget by a
progress bar ? Sound like interesting and easy to implement...

I'm waiting other comments...

Gilles Caulier

2011/9/6 Paristo <paristo at gmail.com>:
> 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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