On Apr 1, 2006, at 7:32 AM, Bart wrote:
just a proposal about a smaller toolbar and a way grouping of
buttons in the toolbar (not about what kind of buttons belong to
which specific group and there position etc.).
That seems pretty....
However, from a usability standpoint it might be much harder to use
than just a straight line of buttons popping up either below or to
the right. (Similar to the "don't have to stop and look for it"
position for the Mac OS menubar on the screen not the window).
There could be an argument for it becoming second nature, like
Graffiti moves on a Palm, but then you also have to commit to keeping
the popups' relative locations in the same spots forever.
Also, while some people work more naturally with mouse gestures,
others do not.
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