On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 09:18 +0200, Martin Nordholts wrote:
> Right now, we put an artificial constraint on the toolbox dock window to
> make it resizeable only in tool button sized increments. If there is a
> dockable dialog present, the constraint is only on the width. If there
> are no dockables, the constraint is both on the width and the height.
> The GtkToolPalette widget that hosts the buttons is able to nicely
> distribute available space among the buttons, so I would like to remove
> the resize constraint and make the toolbox dock window freely
> resizeable. The attached patch does that.
> Are there any important use cases or interaction design aspects I'm not
> thinking about here?
Yes, the concern is that tool buttons *do* have a fixed size, and I
really don't think we should scale them. The interface is IMHO
better with the resize steps. There is no reason to have non-square
buttons, because it doesn't exactly look good or professional.
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