Menu/Tab/Toolbar

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Re: Menu/Tab/Toolbar

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Yes.

Here is how Zoner does it.
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Re: Menu/Tab/Toolbar

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marsh wrote:With tabs atop, I think a permanent one would be convenient: [Logo] [Browser] [Viewer]
Logo> open folder, open file, help, or quit.
A permanent toolbar? Could you explain me more :-)
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Re: Menu/Tab/Toolbar

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xnview wrote:
marsh wrote:With tabs atop, I think a permanent one would be convenient: [Logo] [Browser] [Viewer]
Logo> open folder, open file, help, or quit.
A permanent toolbar? Could you explain me more :-)
An overview tab fixed on same level as the productive ones. Containing a screenful of huge buttons to mimic some common menu selections.
Example:
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Re: Menu/Tab/Toolbar

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The new Opera 10.6 has an interesting approach to tabs.

There is a splitter bar just beneath the tab strip. Dragging the splitter bar exposes expanding previews of the tab contents. This works great and would be a nice addition to XnView MP.

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Re: Menu/Tab/Toolbar

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Opera 11 beta has the best implementation of tabs I have encountered so far.

In addition to the sizing feature mentioned above, now it is possible to group tabs and expand/collapse the group at will. The behavior is very smooth and intuitive.

I expect developers to copy it immediately.
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