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

Gonzalo Odiard godiard at sugarlabs.org
Tue Sep 14 16:52:17 EDT 2010

I have added a patch for 0.84 http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10364


On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 5:50 PM, Gary Martin <garycmartin at googlemail.com>wrote:

> Hi Simon,
> On 6 Sep 2010, at 15:25, Simon Schampijer wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I can well imagine there had been several discussions about this before,
> even so a quick search of the archives did not reveal something:
> >
> > Deployment(s) have been asking how to go back to the home page (OLPC
> start page / Sugar Labs start page) in the Browse activity. I think in 0.84,
> as we resume by default, we see more learners to have problems with that,
> because in 0.82 we did start a new session when clicking on the activity
> icon, hence the Browse activity came up with the starting page in most
> cases.
> Yes, resume by default is likely trigging this feature request vs 0.82
> users. I guess this can be considered another call to resolve the resume vs.
> start new designs.
> > I would say, adding a button that brings you back to the defined default
> page would be a good addition. There is even an icon in artwork already
> (attached) :)
> >
> > What do others think?
> Yes icon is OK (door/window should be cut out shapes rather than grey
> fills, I can easily fix if we go ahead with this). Hopefully we don't get
> too many complaints about using a western style house with pointy roof and a
> chimney ;)
> We are very short of space in the Browse toolbar, if the create new tab
> feature had not just been added we would have had space for home (tabs is a
> complicated feature I worry will confuse most of our target audience, though
> I know us geeks use it all the time). Need a bit of a think on this, but
> hoping we don't need to add yet another button.
> Regards,
> --Gary
> > Thanks in advance for your feedback,
> > Simon
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Gonzalo Odiard
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