[sugar] Journal Object Picker in Read

Bert Freudenberg bert
Wed Oct 8 05:10:04 EDT 2008

Am 08.10.2008 um 10:33 schrieb Morgan Collett:

> I filed #8350 regarding adding the journal object picker to Read, for
> the case when it is launched from Home View without a document.
> There was a recent discussion on the library list about this, since
> the show_launcher setting isn't relevant any more - Read appears in
> Home View if you star it. (If Read is installed in the software
> updater, it will be starred...)
> I have implemented this, and could release it for 8.2.1, but the
> journal object picker doesn't currently have any filters for an
> Activity to restrict the view to only relevant entries - so it pops up
> with the entire journal visible - images, Write entries, Browse
> entries, etc where all we can handle in Read are relevant downloaded
> documents, and previous Read instances.
> Is this going to cause more problems than it's worth?
> I could make the object picker pop up again if the selected entry
> failed to load, if that helps.
> An alternative to using the object picker is to have a string break
> and add a dialog that explains that you launched Read without a
> document, and so it isn't useful, and make that stop Read when
> acknowledged.

Why not extend the object chooser to include a query parameter? We  
discussed this a long time ago and it makes sense, it just has not  
bubbled to the top of the to-do list yet ...

- Bert -

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