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Re: [Gnumed-devel] bootstrap database

From: Sebastian Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] bootstrap database
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 19:56:01 +0100
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Am Freitag, 25. März 2011, 09:53:47 schrieb Karsten Hilbert:
> Hello Vaibhav,
> > Please have a look at the attached screen shot. You will notice that the
> > default placement (centering ) of gui for addition of drug (substance) is
> > such that the menu items on left side are not visible and one has to use
> > horizontal scroll every time.
> Ah, I see. Well, GNUmed does not do much of anything to
> define the size of dialogs. In this very case, in fact, it
> even defines a minimum size as a hint to the GUI engine.
> GNUmed cannot do much about the fact that the widget toolkit
> decides that scrolling is desirable here.
> > This can be dealt with by reducing the length of entry field by few cms.
> No, because GNUmed does not define (and cannot define
> either) the lengths of fields.
> > Moreover, the "OK" button at the lower end of gui is out of focus (not
> > visible and accessible by mouse) as gui is not resizing according to the
> > display/desktop size.
> Exactly. This is the same problem. And, as you say, the
> reason is that "gui is not resizing according to the
> display/desktop size".
> > This problem also occur with gtklp (printing gui).
> Yes, because gtklp uses the same GUI toolkit, namely gtk, which is GNOME.
> > I think, the gui is optimised for larger display, but fail to accomodate
> > itself on smaller one.
> You are right, GNOME fails to adapt itself to smaller screens.
> > Another issue with the substance entry (the same gui that is shown in
> > display) is that though it allows previously added drugs to be selected
> > for current medication, new drugs (which are not entered through menu,
> > lists, substance ) can not be added from the same gui. This was possible
> > in previous version and was more convenient way.
> Indeed, this has changed slightly. However, you can still
> add brands / substances from this very part of the GUI: hit
> either of the buttons to the right of the "Brand" or
> "Substance" field. This will take you directly to "menu /
> lists / substance" (or "... / brand")   :-)
> Allowing direct entry of new drugs from within this GUI
> appeared to be conceptually unsafe once you think of the
> fact that this is used to both add and edit substance intake
> entries.

So what needs to be done to fix this ? Who do we contact ?


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