straw-man 3.2 default preferences
phiho.hoang at rogers.com
Fri Apr 19 03:02:57 UTC 2002
> Would you also put these inboard scrollbars on the *right*,
> on similar grounds of familiarity?
And if not, why not :-)
Also, it seems that the 'silent majority' won the 'sausage'
scrollbar war ;-)
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[mailto:squeak-dev-admin at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of Scott
Sent: Thursday, April 18, 2002 10:37 PM
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Subject: Re: straw-man 3.2 default preferences
Would you also put these inboard scrollbars on the *right*, on
similar grounds of familiarity?
At 7:20 PM -0700 4/18/02, Ned Konz wrote:
>On Thursday 18 April 2002 06:37 pm, Scott Wallace wrote:
>> (inboardScrollbars false)
>I think this is possibly the most controversial of the preferences.
>My take on it is that the defaults probably should be set to inboard,
>(a) people are familiar with that UI behavior, and
>(b) it is faster to aim at something you can see than something that
>you hope will be there when you get there. If you overshoot to the left
>of the scrollbar, the scrollbar disappears again, and you have to once
>again move the mouse inside the pane to get the scrollbar back. The
>arguments relating to screen real estate aren't as important as they
>used to be.
>Those of us who prefer the flop-out scrollbars can certainly change
>increases the possibility of getting a menu when you're aiming at a
>scroll bar arrow.
>is a good idea (as Brian has noted).
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