On Wed, 2003-09-03 at 12:23, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> Willie Sippel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >  2.) Remove buttons from the main menu and add the corresponding
> > functions to a mode selector in the Tool Options:
> While I see how this would save some screen estate and reduce clutter
> in the toolbox, I think that it would be very cumbersome to have to
> click in two different places to select a tool. I'd like to see
> tool-groups, as you suggest them, to be integrated into the toolbox,
> not split between toolbox and tool-options dialog.

Check my new mockup, I've changed this. It's available at
http://www.zeitgeistmedia.net/gimp/gimpstreamline2.png .
You're right on this one, I would suggest to split the toolbox, upper
segment containing logical groups, e.g. paint tools, and on click, the
lower segment contains the corresponding tools, like brush, pen,
airbrush, ink and text. This would reduce mouse movement, as you
suggested, while still making it easier to find the tool you need.

> >  6.) Add 'Alpha' to the Color Picker;
> See also http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=121331.

Sorry, I didn't mean the color picker, but the color dialog. But I
thought about this, and this is not really necessary. I removed this
from the new mockup.

> > 13.) Remove the pressure mapping options from the tool settings and add
> > it to the 'Tool state' window, to remove unnecessary options for users
> > without a tablet;
> There are a few things you can do with the pressure options even if
> you don't have a tablet. These are considered hacks however and I
> agree that we should consider to move these settings elsewhere or at
> least hide them when no special input devices are available.
> > 14.) Add a pressure curve to the tool settings, to edit the pressure and
> > suppress values on the fly;
> This has been suggested before, there should be a bug-report for it.
> > 15.) Remove the brush and pattern preview from the main toolbox, because
> > it clutters the toolbox - it's redundant, anyway, because there is
> > allready a preview in the tool settings window. It might be even better
> > to also remove the pattern preview from the tool settings and show the
> > selected pattern on the color preview of the main toolbox;
> The brush, pattern and gradient previews in the toolbox are redundant
> and are scheduled for removal already. It's just a matter of doing it.

Very good. What about the mini - palette from my new mockup?
> Sven
Willie Sippel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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