[Sugar-devel] seeking feedback on sketch of a new color selector
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Jan 15 09:11:04 EST 2010
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 14:58, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 3:01 AM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
>> Hi Walter,
>> as far as I know there are no more design decisions to make for this
> I did raise a new question: should we eliminate the color selector
> altogether in the initialization screen. The more I think about it,
> the more I like the idea. I have found that having children choose
> colors at the beginning is disruptive (although they enjoy it). If
> colors were randomly assigned then that step could be eliminated. The
> Control Panel could be used (at a time determined by the teacher) to
> change the colors. Of course, we'd want to get more input from the
> field, but I think this simplifies things...
I also like this possibility. I think to remember reading that the
moment when children received their laptops it was a bit hard to
conduct them with some order. Removing a non-essential step may help
>> Can you update the Feature page, especially the detailed description to the
>> latest state? Do we have the shortcut and is it possible to have the random
>> selection? If there are open questions we can clear them at the design
>> meeting this Saturday .
>> Detailed Description
>> Buttons are added to either side of the XO icon currently used to randomly
>> cycle through the valid-XO-color list. On the left is a button that cycles
>> through the list in one direction. On the right is a button that cycles
>> through the list in the other direction. Smaller XO icons to the left and
>> right of the new buttons show a preview of the colors that will be selected
>> if the button (or icon) is pressed. There is also a keyboard shortcut
>> (Ctrl-Z) to undo the last change.
>>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Design_Team/0.88_Meeting
> I will try to join the Sat. discussion.
> Walter Bender
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