[Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] copy-to-option in Journal (part of removing the keep button)
garycmartin at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 6 11:27:20 EDT 2011
On 6 Jun 2011, at 14:55, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 7:27 AM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
> On 05/25/2011 12:49 AM, Simon Schampijer wrote:
> I have now implemented everything like described below (4-7). The only
> thing I need is an icon for the clipboard option. Some icon ideas: the
> pin from the Physics activity, a paper clip (or is that too much Windows
> Word :). Patches, mockups...welcome! Go designers go!
> In the design meeting it has been argued that the 'copy-to-Journal'  might be misleading. And instead make it a separate function in the palette . Walter people in the meeting wanted your opinion on that?
> Was there a log of the meeting? I would be curious as to the reasoning.
Yes, here's the logs:
The previous meeting you missed ;)
> I think copy-to whereever is a pretty straight foward concept; We use copy to in the view source toolbar, so we'd be consistent with that.
Personally I didn't find the concept of copying an object already in the Journal, to the Journal, a very obvious/discoverable metaphor for creating an object duplicate. We obviously need a nice icon for the duplicate option, as well as something better for clipboard. I'll try and send a couple of suggestions to this thread later.
> I still need the icon for the clipboard. Any news on those?
> Maybe a mini-document icon superimposed on the left side of the frame icon?
>  http://dev.laptop.org/~erikos/copy/4_copy-to.png
>  http://dev.laptop.org/~erikos/copy/duplicate.png
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