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

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 11:06:18 BST 2011

I just tested last krita interface.

The slider which use progress bar as adjustment widget is optimum to
preserve space in GUI.

It sound like functionnal and suitable as well.

I think it's a good way to go.

The implementation is in krita at this place :


Please report this wish in bugzilla...


Gilles Caulier

2011/9/20 Paristo <paristo at gmail.com>:
>> On 6 September 2011 23:44, Andi Clemens <andi.clemens at googlemail.com>
>> wrote:
>>  I like this widget, reminds me of the UI in some of the Adobe Create
>> Suite applications.
>> Andi
> It is similar.
> There are few visual bad sides like if person have such color schema that is
> very bright, then sidepanel can be such, but it should not be problem as we
> allow custom color schema on digikam, so user can easily edit them on
> SystemSettings and then just choose such.
> But this widget would more need same scaling for every widget. Now we have
> scales
> 0.10-3.0
> 0.0-2.0
> 0-5
> 0-100
> -100-100
> 0.0-10.0
> And so on.
> I would say, technically they might be correct.
> But visually and logically for person who does not know algorithms and
> scales of widgets, it is a mess.
> Is there a change to make every widget to have same scale and steps?
> Like now example the RAW import tool and Post Processing tab of
> it: http://saukonpaa.com/projects/mockups/digikam_sidepanel_widget_current_state.png
> On that, Brightness and Contrast looks good. They are on scale -100-100
> And visually those looks good when scale is 10 on every step.
> But when looking Exposure and Gamma, we have lines for steps too much and
> the panel comes cluttered.
> Even if not adding that progress bar style for widgets, having a same visual
> widget levels would be huge improvement.
> But is it technically possible or is it too huge compromise or even defect
> for features?
> There are some settings where default is 2 from range 0-5. So having that to
> scale up to same size is a problem. But stepping does not need to be same,
> as we can cut 100 scale to smaller sizes like 5 (every step is 20%). Default
> coult be kept as it is (2).
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