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Month: November 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Any GNOME users?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 01:07:02 -0600
>> Gnome code won't help here: they just apply settings immediately after
>> changing the slider and the bulb light on ordinary double
>> click event.
> The idea was not to copy the code but to study the code. :)
>> But KDE-style setting dialogs requires apply
>> button so you should manually keep an eye on the time...
>> anyway it still will be easy to implement for person who are
>> familiar with trinity/Qt3 code... IMO here is another issue: could you
>> find some nice
>> artwork for this? eg a couple of bulbs: lightning and not
> In the bug report I submitted several ideas for images. I found copies of
> the GNOME light bulb images and they are quite nice. Yet GPL or not we
> don't want to use those images. Let's use our own images.
> Another idea for images is to use the browser Back and Forward button
> images. Any dual combination of existing artwork that reflects observable
> state changes for a double-click will suffice.
> The link in the bug report provides a nice screen shot of the GNOME
> configuration utility, which is quite similar to Windows too. No need to
> reinvent the wheel or play the wasteful game of Not Invented Here --- that
> model works well and is one in which many users are already familiar. If
> you whip together a test patch I'll help refine and test. :)
> Darrell

I like the bulb icon idea personally; IIRC ktip includes a nice high
resolution old-style bulb image which could be used.