[Kst] 5 minutes real-world usage of kst2
netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Wed Nov 11 01:36:25 CET 2009
Thanks, Nicolas. This is very helpful.
On Tuesday 10 November 2009 13:49:55 Brisset, Nicolas wrote:
> - I can recognize most of what I see in kst2 directly, apart
> from the tied zoom icon
This is the same icon as 1.x. I didn't like it when I made it, and I still
don't. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. I'm stumped.
> - I desperately miss the "zoom x only" action
You mean as a separate mode? <ctrl> mouse zooms X only. <shift> mouse zooms
Y only. Does this work for you? Is this what you meant?
> - The plot dialog is extremely wide (definitely too wide, I'd
> say) and has its confusing spots (more on that in a later message)
> - The curve dialog is pretty clear but also too wide
Can you send a screen shots of how these dialogs appears on your screen? They
look OK on mine.
> - There is far too much technical jargon in a lot of places
A list would be very helpful.
> - Undo/redo is a nice addition but needs more work
OK. Can you give me some examples? I havn't looked at it much.
> - The command line needs some of its old switches back
> (particularly to print to file directly)
--png and --print are now in svn. Let me know if there are others.
> - I can't save print settings between sessions, it is *very*
> frustrating (maybe linked to local problem due to compiling Qt without
> appropriate cups headers, I have to check that)
I'll also look into this.
> We have to discuss what can/should be fixed before 2.0.0 final is out,
> but overall it looks quite good.
Progress has been slow, but not completely stopped :-) We just got word of
renewed funding, so I need to look for someone.
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