kwin default window button order.

Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Thu Nov 15 09:21:24 GMT 2007

On Thu, 15 Nov 2007, Thomas Zander wrote:

> On Thursday 15. November 2007 00:04:35 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > something that i've been wanting to see happen for a while is our window
> > button order modified a bit. in particular, the defaults would be changed
> > to "maximize, minimize, sticky, spacer*2, help, menu" on the left and
> > "close" on the right.
> I fully back this, I have been amazed about the amount of times people, 
> beginners as well as experts, hit the close when they meant to hit the 
> maximize button.
> All the reasons Aaron lists make a lot of sense to me.

I set my close button on the left, on its own (instead of, as Aaron suggests,
on the right) for two reasons:

* If it's on the right, it's awfully close to the top button of the scrollbar.
* The window menu button that has been traditionally on the left side for
ages across lots of window managers and windowing systems closes the window 
when double-clicked. That makes it a sort-of close button already.


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