[Sugar-devel] UI experiments: pop-up menus and hot corners
garycmartin at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 3 21:39:03 EDT 2010
On 4 Jul 2010, at 00:15, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
> El Fri, 02-07-2010 a las 04:49 -0500, Mikus Grinbergs escribió:
>>> I received no comments so far. I'll ask my testers to give an opinion
>>> whether they like it more this way after a few days of adjustment.
>> Sounds like something I would have an interest in. What does this do ?
> It makes menus pop-up immediately instead of after a 2 seconds delay.
> Ideally, we'd want users to click the right button explicitly, but even
> if we increase the delay, most users sit and wait patiently for the menu
> to open automatically. It seems to be a perverse form of laziness :-)
> In F11-0.88 I have also disabled the hot-corners for the frame. I don't
> like it, but Tim Falconer asked me to do it at Realness and there was a
> chorus of approval. They're probably still using the G1G1 crap software
> with the jumpy touchpad (I fixed it over 2 years ago :-)
> At some point, I will ask the children and their teachers to comment on
> these changes. So far nobody said anything: whether they like it or not,
> it's probably not a very big deal for them.
FWIW, some current (ongoing) future design changes will remove this issue completely with a full screen dialogue for deciding new/resume. One click on a home view activity displays a new gallery/journal like display of past work or a new blank template (equal priority).
There's a proposed design meeting on Sunday, but no time confirmed yet.
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