[PATCH] improved kurlbar
carpdjih at mailbox.tu-berlin.de
Sun Jan 11 13:06:12 GMT 2004
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On Sunday 11 January 2004 11:22, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> a problem that has been identified on the kde-usability list is that the
> kurlbar speedbar thing on the left doesn't scale very well with a number of
> entries as it results in a vertical scrollbar quite quickly. by default we
> load as many as 7 entries in that speedbar, so this is a common situation!
we could reduce the number of default entries by only showing the
network-entry if lisa is actually running (how can I detect that?). Do we
need both floppy:// and devices://?
> a solution is to switch to small icons, but the small icons display doesn't
> look very good currently. the attached patches make the small icons larger
> (22px), increases the spacing between entries, and introduces squeezing of
> the labels. the attached patches also change the default for the filedialog
> speedbar to small icons. i'd like to see this happen for 3.2 as it really
> does improve the look and usability of this often used dialog.
I'm not opposed to those changes, but they're not quite an improvement on my
system -- the geometry thing is quite tricky to get right; see
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