[Sugar-devel] Sugar Print Queue and Device Icon
Gary C Martin
gary at garycmartin.com
Tue Jun 23 12:39:05 EDT 2009
On 23 Jun 2009, at 08:35, Vamsi Krishna Davuluri wrote:
> Thanks for replying, I have taken your
> suggestions into account and have made
> this. It now randomly
> 1) It takes a hash of the username for coloring
> the icon
Re 'username', this is the name of the printer and/or printer queue?
> 2) It lists processing job on the top, and sorts
> the list accoring to first come first serve.
> 3) I removed the space below the menu items.
Cool, looking good :-)
Quick question: What happens with really long document titles, is an
ellipsis used to truncate the length? Some Journal titles can get
pretty long, especially if they are downloaded documents via Browse as
the URL is used as part of the download name.
> pausing jobs is a big problem, since we are
> already in a palette menu. And I am using
> menu items for each horizontal bar, I cant
> see a case of pausing without making a
> new menu item for each job?
I would say allowing pausing is likely one feature too much. I can't
say I ever remember needing to manually pause a print job (or print
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