[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [E-devel] E CVS: apps/e devilhorns



On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 12:57:20AM +0800, Stafford Horne wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Nov 2006 08:34:57 -0500
> Christopher Michael <cpmichael1@comcast.net> wrote:
> 
> > Stafford Horne wrote:
> > > On Mon, 27 Nov 2006 07:57:03 +0100
> > > Anders Troback <enlightenment@troback.com> wrote:
> > > 
> > >> Just want to say: Good idea :-)
> > > 
> > > I now have to go through all categories to find what I am looking for. Its probably just me though. I don't mind much because I only look at... never. 
> > > 
> > As opposed to scrolling an exceedingly, ever-increasing, long list of 
> > the same options? At least this way, things are broken up into their 
> > proper categories, and for most people, should be easier to find. IE: I 
> > wanna change how the bg looks...hmm, Appearance maybe? :)
> 
> You are right, most categories are good already, but Misc and Advanced are too vague for most people. IE: I want to change language.  Is it in Appearance? NO, is it in Extensions? No! advanced maybe? Not that one. Ill just go to Misc... There is is :)
> 
> Well, I actually put language it into misc in the first place.  I just suggest that some one _smart_ (with solving usability problems) re-shuffle/add/remove categories to make a bit more sense. 


I agree that we may need to reorganize a bit. But, no organization will
be totally fool-proof. Another option to ease finding the dialogs would
be to keep a list of strings / keywords in the dialog and add a search
box. 

rephorm