[sugar] Journal Object Picker in Read

Bert Freudenberg bert
Wed Oct 8 05:18:48 EDT 2008

Am 08.10.2008 um 11:16 schrieb Simon Schampijer:

> Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> 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 -
> http://sugarlabs.org/go/DevelopmentTeam/0.84/Ideas

Also found the old ticket:


- Bert -

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