Martin Nordholts wrote:
> Rolf Steinort wrote:
>> On Sun, 2009-01-04 at 12:38 +0100, Martin Nordholts wrote:
>>> In current GIMP the docking bars are always visible even though they are
>>> only useful when rearranging the GIMP UI. I have attached a fairly
>>> simple patch (you need latest trunk) that hides these by default and
>>> only shows them when a dockable-drag is started. They are hidden again
>>> when the dockable-drag is completed.
>> Now the "dockability" is advertised with a tool tip while hoovering over
>> the docking bar. How will the new version do this? How important is
>> this? 
>> When a dockable-drag is started, the docking targets should be visible
>> prominently, not only the bar in it's current version. Perhaps even as a
>> bubbles floating on top of the targets.
> The lost opportunity of the docking bar tooltip is good point but I
> think we and the users can live without that tooltip.
> Another good point is that there is no point in having the docking bars
> microscopically small any longer so I have attached a new patch that
> makes them larger. You need to make install in $GIMP_SRC_ROOT/themes in
> order for the change in docking bar height to take effect. I also fixed
> another issue with trying to hide a destroyed docking bar.
> Updated screenshot:
Sorry for nitpicking here, but perhaps it would look nicer if the text 
was center-aligned in the drop-box.
Other than that, looks great!
- Andreas
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