On 10/28/07, Robert Krawitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 12:03:57 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Micahel Grosberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> As an alternative, I'd like to suggest a UI setup I filched from
>> Erdas Imagine (a GIS app). It sort-of emulates the Mac OS idea of
>> starting an application with just a toolbar.
>> here's the mockup (I made it long ago):
> What image does the menu apply to? In particular, how does this work
> with focus strictly follows mouse?
I think the easiest way is with a "last-clicked" policy. The GIMP
would hint to the user which image was active by either shading
inactive images (eg, making their rulers darker) or highlighting the
active image (eg, making the menu button brigher). Perhaps both of
these concepts could be added to the mockup; currently it looks like
there are 5 active windows.
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