[PATCH] "Show only important text" mode for toolbars

Benjamin Meyer ben at meyerhome.net
Wed Sep 22 16:17:24 BST 2004

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On Wednesday 22 September 2004 10:44 am, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 September 2004 16:22, Ian Reinhart Geiser wrote:
> > d) avoids solving the real problem of cluttered toolbars with unclear
> >    icons.  I think Ben Mayer understands this better than most in KDE.
> >    Take a look at KAudio creator with text under icons mode and a large
> >    toolbar.  (Too bad we cant make that a default mode)
> Too bad indeed, but maybe a global switch in kcontrol somewhere would be
> feasible? I think it would be awesome for new kde users...

Been in KDE for a while. 

  In KControl goto Appearance & Themes / Style / Miscellaneous* / Then change 
the Text Position to text under icons

Then in Appearance & Themes / Icons/ Advanced  Click on the Toolbar and change 
to 32x32

As you use apps you might need to clean them up a little.  For example I 
remove all the items that everyone knows the shortcuts to, open,save,quit, 
print, cut,copy,paste leaving five or six key actions for that applications 

- -Benjamin Meyer

* Why is this called Misc when it only contains toolbar settings?  Shouldn't 
it be called toolbar settings?  And why are they grouped in a box when there 
is only 1 box.  Having only 1 groupbox in a widget is a hint that something 
is wrong.

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