On 02/11/2012 10:09 PM, David C. Rankin wrote: > On 02/08/2012 06:34 PM, Calvin Morrison wrote: >> While I think that it's mostly okay, with maybe a few big problems , now is the >> chance to revamp it. >> >> Sorry for top posting. >> >> Calvin > > Calvin, > > I have created a tool that lets me generate a mock-up of kcontrol layout that > will help in prototyping. I can generate the menu from a simple text file so we > can move things around and get a consensus. It is a dtree replica of the menu > that behaves (expanding/contracting) like the current kcontrol layout. The tool > is here: > > http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/kcontrol/ > > The menu is generated by parsing a simple text file with the menu hierarchy > determined by the indent level (spaces NOT tabs). Here is the one I used based > on 3.5.12. Since it is web based, we can put the original and the proposal > side-by-side on the same page that will help in comparing the changes visually. > > http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/kcontrol/mlabels.txt > > The BASH script is still in work, but if you want a quick peek, you can grab > it here: > > http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/kcontrol/genmen.sh > > a text file to view in a browser is here: > > http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/kcontrol/genmen.sh.txt > > My daughter has a gymnastics meet tomorrow, so it will be Monday before I can > work on it again (maybe tomorrow evening if I get home in time) > > Just grab the contents of the directory if you want to run it on your box. > My first cut at moving items in kcontrol are shown in this side-by-side: http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/kcontrol/index-comp.html -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.