increasing the usability of search dialogs

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Mon May 15 16:29:17 BST 2006

Luciano Montanaro napisaƂ(a):
> Actually, API wise, the windowed panel and the docked panel should not need 
> to differ. And we don't really want both the "Find" and er.. "QuickFind" 
> item in the menus. So, if the windowed interface is to be mantained, I'm 
> afraid the user will have to make the choice through a global option.
> By the way, I understand to a point the aversion for more global options, 
> but if with a number of global options we could reduce the overall number 
> of settings, wouldn't it be an improvement, on the whole? 

How about adding button "dock/undock" to find dialog, like it is done
for panels in KDevelop. If one prefers to have dialog, he clicks
"detach" on docked search panel. If one prefers search panel, click
"dock" in dialog.

The only issue left is the initial setting ;)

	Krzysztof Lichota

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