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Tue, 13 Jan 2004 13:57:08 -0800 (PST)
On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Uli Kusterer wrote:
> In article <address@hidden>,
> Philippe C.D. Robert <address@hidden> wrote:
> > No, please, this is IMHO a really bad proposal, a toolbar is what its
> > name implies and belongs to its window. If you do not like this UI
> > element, then just do not use it, but please do not try to make
> > something different out of it just because of personal taste. And as
> > you know - sorry for repeating myself - toolbars were and always have
> > been part of the NEXTSTEP UI, just not in the form of NSToolbars, so
> > there is no reason to reject the principle of a toolbar!
> > Besides the screen pollution is no argument against NSToolbars as you
> > can easily hide them completely whenever you want to, at least on Mac
> > OS X.
> What I'd personally like to see in *any* OS is the concept of "dockable"
> windows, which could be extended to allow for toolbars as well.
> In short, the general idea is that the various "panes" of a window can
> be "ripped out" and turned into separate windows, or several such
> windows can be re-assembled back together. Sort of like "tear-off menus"
> back in HyperCard.
It's already been done :) Microsoft Office Suite Appliactions (Word,
Excel, etc, and many other portions of Windows) have for a long time
allowed you to "tear off" the toolbar and use it as a separate window.
You can also make the toolbar "attach" to any side of the window.
Re: NSToolbar, Stefan Urbanek, 2004/01/12
Re: NSToolbar, Quentin Mathé, 2004/01/13
Re: NSToolbar (was Re: Portability/Compatability between GNUstep <---> Cocoa...), Quentin Mathé, 2004/01/12
Re: NSToolbar (was Re: Portability/Compatability between GNUstep <---> Cocoa...), Alex Perez, 2004/01/12
- Re: NSToolbar, Philippe C . D . Robert, 2004/01/12
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- Re: NSToolbar, Uli Kusterer, 2004/01/13
- Re: NSToolbar,
Alex Perez <=