Ask politely next time.
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> * When I press Alt-F and then "x" on my keyboard, The Gimp doesn't exit.
> * I see completely fucking useless tearoff menus on top of every
> menu. They get in the way, sometimes tear off by mistake, and in
> general seem to be designed to annoy the fuck out of the user
> * I cannot use 90% of GIMP's features from keyboard. Hardly any of the
> menus have keyboard shortcuts.
> * None of the dialogs have keyboard shortcuts. And I don't mean a
> shortcut to bring up the dialog. I mean keyboard hotkeys to navigate
> inside the dialog from control to control.
> * Tab order on most dialogs is idiotic.
> * 90% of the dialogs don't have properly setup default action buttons. I
> want to press enter in the "New Image" dialog and expect it to go away.
> Don't blame GTK, that you can't activate a default button when you are
> inside of a entry. Fix it. Gnome people fixed it, not that it was the
> best way to do it.
> * I can never get rid of an accidentally brought up dialog using the "esc"
> key. Adding code to do this would be so simple I am curious why nobody
> bothered to do that. It should naturally default to activating dialog's
> "Cancel" button.
> * Contents of about half of the dialog boxes seems to be entries in a
> contest for the next century's ugliest user inteface. What ever
> happened to uniform interface?
> * Configurable menu shortcut keys? Who the fuck uses that? I would
> rather see consistent menu hotkeys so I can do Alt-F-X to exit the
> application rather than be able to customize what key I press to save
> the image. Another useless feature, in my opinion.
> * Did I mention that tearoff menus either need to go away, or be
> configurable by the user, with ability to completely disable them? I
> understand that whoever designed tearoff menus used to sleep dreaming
> about motif and CDE, but still, not everyone is nuts like that.
> I have been a long time gimp user since like version 0.9-something, and
> contributed some code even back in 1998, but this is getting out of
> hand. I was hoping close to the 1.2 release someone would at least bother
> looking into the human interface features of this program. I appreciate
> how cool the program is as far as features go, but if it's unusable by
> your average joe user, nobody will like it. All of the things I mentioned
> above are very easily fixable, even if that means adding extra code to
> handle it. Menu hotkeys are absolutely necessary, and for god's sake dont
> fucking use "Quit", its E-X-I-T, not QUIT. Look at any professional
> application. Also, may I suggest reading "Designing User Interfaces" on
> your favorite MSDN mirror. While 100% of you are going to balk at the
> fact its about Windows, it's very interesting reading nevertheless. Of
> course, implementing most of the things mentioned there would require
> rewriting GTK and it's idiocy regarding keyboard control, but at least
> some things could be done.
> tc. this is NOT a troll, but a increasing concern I have about all GUI
> applications created for Linux.
> timecop at japan.co.jp | $B#O#ADL?.%5%S!<%93t<02q<R(B | NTT DoCoMo
> I thought everything that Linus Torvalds is involved with was divine
> perfection? Must be a problem with NEC and Sony -about Crusoe recall