File dialog layout

Diego Iastrubni elcuco at
Thu Sep 18 16:54:39 BST 2008

On Wednesday 17 September 2008 16:11:36 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Friday 12 September 2008, Diego Iastrubni wrote:
> > I am attaching here a screen shot of the new file dialog for RTL
> > environments, and I would like to modify something:
> >
> > The back and forward buttons are on the right side of the dialog, but
> > most of the time the user will have the mouse cursor on the left of the
> > dialog since it's the flow direction of the file/directory widget (I
> > forced it to be LTR a few weeks). I would like the back/forward/up
> > toolbar move to the left of the dialog, just like in LTR desktops.
> sounds fine, if that's what the RTL using population thinks is best... will
> you provide a patch or do you need/want someone to do that for you?
Thinking it alound once more...

Implementing my suggestion is bad from a consistant point of view. Konqueror 
for example will look like this screen shot, and from what I understand they 
would expect a simlar functionality (and display).

I am not an usability expert, and there are smarter people then my in this 
area in KDE. Whatever you guys/girls decide I will help implement.  I think 
we shuold continue in a more dedicated list like kde-usability.

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