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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Poll

From: /dev/ammo42 <mickeytintincolle@...>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 19:54:34 +0100
On Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:47:32 -0600
"Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...> wrote:

> > Since it's an USB key it will be in the Places panel ;)
> > Otherwise, there is no need to configure, just click right of the
> > hierarchy which is where the location bar should be. It converts
> > this hierarchy to a real location bar.
> Ooh, black magic.  I love that in my desktop environment.  Who cares
> about discoverability?  I'll just randomly click on everything until
> I see what I want. </rant> </sarcasm>
> Honestly when I tried KDE4 I was willing to put up with the hideous
> ugliness of the whole thing, and the fact that it wasted my screen
> space, if the UI was just discoverable.  I was even willing to redo
> the themes, widgets, etc. until I discovered just how much of a
> discoverability nightmare the entire UI had become.  Users having to
> resort to using Google to find out the new way of doing simple tasks
> is a Very Bad Sign.
If you put the mouse over this area you will see a blinking bar
which looks like the ones from editable text fields; I think it is
supposed to suggest the trick. Still not obvious, but I didn't have to
use a search engine to discover it.
BTW, I don't use Dolphin regularly since I do most of my file
management with bash/coreutils/etc.
> Tim
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