[PATCH] kdebase/kplashml/kcmsplash

Benoit Walter b.walter at free.fr
Fri Jan 9 19:56:15 GMT 2004

On Friday 09 January 2004 20:30, Ravi wrote:
> 1. Having the button under the listbox (in the middle of the dialog in
> kcmshell) seems very awkward to me. One would expect buttons to be on the
> edges of any dialog - something like Fitts'law applies here.
The buttons which perform actions such as add or remove an item should be next 
to the list of items... I don't really see why it should be on the edge of 
the dialog...

> 2. The buttons should not resize themselves when the dialog is resized. The
> list box should be resized instead.
?? The height of the buttons is fixed and the list box which is resized. Have 
you actually tried the patch? The width is the same for the buttons and the 

> In effect, I object, unless some usability guru overrules me.
Keeping a too large dialog is a mistake. The screen resolution policy should 
be respected by core applications. I don't mean it should be done by all 
means, but I don't get your arguments against the change.

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