[JDEV] Re: Screenshots for Central Design

Eliot Landrum elandrum at bigfoot.com
Thu Jan 7 15:35:36 CST 1999


That web page is great.. thanks for the URL!! I'll be doing some reading
there for sure.

I agree with what you said about the tree view. It provides a much more
organized way to get to the options. I was playing around with using the
tabbed thing, but I think I will move it to the tree view.

Eliot Landrum
elandrum at bigfoot.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas Jerome Muldowney <tjm5188 at unix.tamu.edu>
To: jdev at jabber.org <jdev at jabber.org>
Date: Thursday, January 07, 1999 03:01 PM
Subject: Re: [JDEV] Re: Screenshots for Central Design

>In regards to the layout of the preferences, there are two interfaces taht
>I was looking at.  First, and my least favorite, is the more standard
>tabbed window approach of most windows applications.  This is a little
>annoying though. My personal favorite is the Netscape style of
>preferences, with tree on teh left and the options on the right.  This can
>also be seen in the gnome control-center.  I currently have the tree
>version partially implemented in my mess around client, but if we want a
>different look that's ok.  I also urge anyone designing UI to go and read
>the the Interface Hall of Shame and the Interface Hall of Fame.  This
>resource is a great spot for information on UI design.  It can be found at
>--Thomas Muldowney

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