adding to kde user interface guidelines

Eva Brucherseifer eva at
Fri Mar 26 13:10:16 GMT 2004

Am Freitag, 26. März 2004 09:56 schrieb Anders Lund:
> On Friday 26 March 2004 09:41, Eva Brucherseifer wrote:
> > > Drag: Move if selection is writeable. Copy if selection is read only.
> >
> > I don't think the standard user is really aware of wether a selection is
> > writeable or read only. Better choose a consistent behaviour (copy
> > only?). In my understanding/experience d&d copies things. Moving is
> > somewhat destructive, so better make it more complicated to achieve it.
> Kate users would not understand that. They want to be able to drag-move in
> writable documents. The emplemtation will show a icon that hints about the
> performed action.

Mmh, same in kmail composer. I still find it strange, but there is some point 
in it. And it's consistent - KWord also works the same. 
I found one problem though: the kmail composer doesn't accept drops. It seems 
to supports attaching files only.


> -anders

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