A couple thoughts:
Has anybody come to a consensus about whether or not the no-image dialog
should persist after an image is opened? Even for expert users, it
might be useful to keep the no-image dialog open as a drop-target for
opening more images, but I can also see how it would annoy some users.
Perhaps that should be an option which is shown up-front on the dialog
instead of buried in config settings. For instance, at the bottom of
the dialog there could be a checkbox labeled:
"Close this window when an image is opened"
There's a little precedent for this sort of option -- it's similar to
the "Never show this tip again" options in tip systems. Speaking of tips...
> 4) The tips can be disabled.
I suppose that's good, but all that space being used for the tip *could*
be used for a more efficient start screen. For instance, the most
recent images could be shown in a list instead of hidden in a drop-down.
I understand that people want to find a way to show tips in an
unobtrusive way, but maybe we can take a hint (no pun intended) from
video games here: the loading screen would be a great place for tips,
since the user has nothing to do but twiddle their thumbs during that
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