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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