On Mon, 2010-02-01 at 20:20 +0100, Martin Nordholts wrote:

> And now, what of this is lost with the patch? 1 is not lost because the 
> patch makes tabs always show, also when there only is one dockable, and 
> tabs are drag handles too. 2 is addressed by the patch, it moves the 
> flashing from the drag handle to the entire dockable, using the same 
> highlight as in drag-and-drop. 3 is fine, the button is simply moved to 
> the row of tabs. 4 is the tricky one, the patch doesn't really address this.
> I can see two main approaches regarding 4:
>   a. Use the tab tooltip for the textual description
>   b. Make use of that the tabs themselves are configurable, they can be 
> changed to show the dockable name instead of an icon, or even both
> Right now I lean towards a, the icons are descriptive by themselves.

IMO it would be nice to be able to have the name in the tab, besides the
icon or text-only. It might even be nice to make icon+label the default
for a dock that hosts just a single dockable.


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