[Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Home button in Browse

Simon Schampijer simon at schampijer.de
Tue Sep 7 05:25:24 EDT 2010

On 09/06/2010 09:10 PM, Sascha Silbe wrote:
> Excerpts from Simon Schampijer's message of Mon Sep 06 18:24:44 +0200 2010:
>>>> Actually I'm surprised it isn't already in Browse. We could add a new
>>>> Palette (with some "location" / URI related icon) containing reload and
>>>> go-home. Both are used rarely enough that we don't need them in the
>>>> main toolbar.
>> Hmm not sure one could group them like that, I think I would prefer one
>> icon each.
> Why not? Reloading the current location (URL) and going to the home
> location (URL) are definitely related. I would even consider moving the
> bookmark function in there, but expected it to be used often enough to
> warrant some dominant place. Same rationale for the go-backward button.
> go-forward should stay only for consistency.

To me reloading a page and going to a defined page is not related. As 
this might be a different way of thinking we might be able to find out 
with a quick user test. Other comments welcome of course.

> Adding yet another top-level button for go-home would clutter things
> too much IMO.

Sure, I am all for not cluttering UI. On the other hand we want to make 
it discoverable. So we should be careful when we group things together.


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