[Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Design Team meeting, Monday 5 Sept, 15:00 UTC, #sugar-meeting

manuel quiñones manuq at laptop.org
Mon Sep 5 19:03:41 EDT 2011

2011/9/5 Frederick Grose <fgrose at gmail.com>:
> 2011/9/5 Gary Martin <garycmartin at googlemail.com>
>> Hi Manuel,
>> On 5 Sep 2011, at 00:51, manuel quiñones wrote:
>> {...}
>> As discussed in the Design Meeting today, here are some variations on the
>> colouring of the tabs, with the goal of making the tab design feel more part
>> of the Sugar toolbars, and to be more clear which toolbars is currently
>> selected (especially an issue when there are only two tabs open):
> The two tab confusion also occurs in Terminal.

Yes, the idea is to do this theme change in Sugar land.

> One simple solution might be to bold the tab label in the selected tab.  The
> other graphic changes would be welcome too, as bolding by itself may be less
> apparent.

I think that the color changes in Gary's third proposal will suffice.

> The always present tab row does consume page view space on small screens.

Yes, this was discussed.  The rational for "always show tabs" is that
the activity looks always the same.  Firefox is doing that way.  If
you need more space, you can switch to fullscreen in the View toolbar.
 Maybe the tabs should be hidden in fullscreen mode?

>  Might we also add a 'hide tabs' toggle to the view toolbar?
> Thanks!

Thank you for your feedback!

.. manuq ..

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