increasing the usability of search dialogs
zander at kde.org
Tue May 16 11:41:45 BST 2006
On Tuesday 16 May 2006 11:19, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> Actually, I would want them on all the time, if the program can hadle
> them. They don't really get in my way most of the time--like when
> searching for a particular word. And they are really useful to search
> for well, regular expression, like "chapter [0-9]+". I'm not sure Qt
> regexps handle that, but with vi(m) I can decide if I want to search
> for whole words, or case-sensitive/insensitive etc.
The majority of the people that use KDE will not know what a regular
expression is, let alone use it.
In KWord we provide the kregexpeditor which helps, but does not change the
fact that its a feature only used by a tiny part of the users.
For that reason I'm more inclined to have it hidden by default, there are
nice collapsible panels for stuff like that proposed by the usability
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