REQ: Moving favorites box could add more usable space.

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REQ: Moving favorites box could add more usable space.

Post by marsh » Thu May 26, 2005 5:04 pm

Moving favorites box below small toolbar would create more usable space. It would allow for larger preview windows.

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Post by Dreamer » Thu May 26, 2005 8:38 pm

I disagree.

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Post by JohnFredC » Thu May 26, 2005 10:01 pm

... Moving favorites box below small toolbar ...
I totally agree. The buttons in that (or any) toolbar should wrap. The recent paths dropdown isn't even visible in the view I use:

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Though a better solution for me would be for that toolbar to dock on the left of the view... and the recent paths combo to migrate to the main browser toolbar...? Maybe.

I'm hoping for truly configurable/dockable toolbars in v2.0
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Post by JohnFredC » Thu May 26, 2005 10:08 pm

Or maybe do it the way Microsoft does:

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Clicking that little double arrow shows the rest of the buttons.
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As a menu

Post by Clo » Thu May 26, 2005 10:58 pm

:) Hello John !

- In XnView, you get too a small arrow-button, but it shows the missing buttons as a list / menu… I would much prefer the icons as a second rank.
- In Win 98 SE for Desktop custom tool-bars, it's the same than in XnView, though : a list, not the icons… :|

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Post by ckit » Fri May 27, 2005 1:12 am

I'm with Dreamer and disagree.
Such a move could cause massive bugs with little benefit. If you want a bigger preview area, change resolution or get a bigger monitor.
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Post by JohnFredC » Fri May 27, 2005 1:58 am

2Clo

Hey Clo!
In XnView, you get too a small arrow-button, but it shows the missing buttons as a list / menu…
Not with the file list toolbar. Or at least, not on my system.

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Such a move could cause massive bugs with little benefit.
Huh? What massive bugs? In my opinion it's already a bug that you can make a toobar control unavailable simply by changing the window/panel size!
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Re: REQ: Moving favorites box could add more usable space.

Post by xnview » Fri May 27, 2005 7:28 am

marsh wrote:Moving favorites box below small toolbar would create more usable space. It would allow for larger preview windows.
I'm not sure that's good
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Post by Olive » Fri May 27, 2005 7:59 am

Would be cool if one could customize this toolbar though.

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Post by Dreamer » Fri May 27, 2005 9:18 pm

Olive wrote:Would be cool if one could customize this toolbar though.
In 1.81? :wink:

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I support !

Post by Clo » Fri May 27, 2005 9:44 pm

:arrow: olive

:) Hello !
Would be cool if one could customize this toolbar though.
- If you mean the small 8-icon 16*16 in the browser, indeed I would wish that this bar be customizable at all !
- 16*16 is really tiny, and doesn't allow to draw nice explicit (and for me : funny) icons… I just discussed this out the forum with another user-friend, we think that 19*19 or better 21*21 (or so) might be allowed; this needs just some instructions in the <info.txt> file for each skin…
- It could be "detachable" too, so one could place it at any prefered location (like in the plugin of Total Commander "SG_Viewer", 9 icons as 20*20).

:arrow: Pierre
- Please, could you tell us what prevents to use (a bit) larger icons there ?

- Indeed, for a next version, although it's better to polish up the part while it's on the bench still… :D

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Post by JohnFredC » Fri May 27, 2005 11:30 pm

There is not enough room for all the controls intended for that toolbar already... no need for larger icons, that would just make matters worse for me.
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Post by Aokromes » Fri May 27, 2005 11:34 pm

Another way can be, change it to menu, View-Favorites-Tools :P on same way has Internet Explorer.

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What a deal !

Post by Clo » Sat May 28, 2005 2:45 am

>> JohnFredC

:) Hi John !

- Not a big deal, IMHO. To get larger icons should cost only 5 pixels max. at height, and to decrease that damned useless bookmarks combobox ( very wide currently) by 40 pixels max. at width …
- Moreover, whether the bar could be chosen, you could set the one you wish (tiny if you like…)

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Post by ckit » Mon Jun 06, 2005 6:21 am

This should be moved to Postphoned.
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