kdemultimedia (setCheckedState)

David Faure faure at kde.org
Tue May 18 10:18:40 BST 2004

On Tuesday 18 May 2004 11:06, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> > But the label is wrong. You have to click on "Show Search Bar" to hide
> > it, when it's shown. That's like clicking on "Start" to shutdown your
> > computer :-))
> Well, then we should remove every checkbox in KDE because they're all wrong
> too.  ;-)

Checkboxes are states, not actions. We're talking about menu items here.

> Really when we're using familiar interfaces we don't read most of the text
> that's thrown up in front of us.  That's kind of the whole idea of icons on
> buttons, check boxes, progress bars, etc.  In a strict sense this is of
> course more accurate, but it doesn't reflect the way that people actually
> interact with GUIs.

If you use menu items without reading what they say - especially when they
don't have icons - I don't know what I can do for you :)
Sorry but I don't think you have a point here.

David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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