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Re: Search box changes

From: Wols Lists
Subject: Re: Search box changes
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:12:48 +0100
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On 08/08/11 16:04, Phil Holmes wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Graham Percival"
> <address@hidden>
> To: "Phil Holmes" <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> Sent: Sunday, August 07, 2011 11:45 PM
> Subject: Re: Search box changes
>> On Sun, Aug 07, 2011 at 05:33:45PM +0100, Phil Holmes wrote:
>>> I've prepared some changes for the web search box in line with what
>>> I suggested in
>>> - screenshot
>>> attached.
>> I'd need to look at the effects of the patch to see how it behaves
>> in a 800-pixel wide screen.
> I didn't expect it to, but it looks fine. Image attached.  I would
> actually propose not supporting screens this narrow - even netbooks
> typically run 1024x600.

And then people like me get royally pee-d off!

I HATE HATE HATE screens that only work when maximised. I typically have
a whole bunch of programs running at once, and try and arrange my screen
so that *all* of them are partially visible *all* the time.

Anything that tries to force me to run full-screen generally annoys me
so much that I stop using it.

If it needs that much screen estate, fair enough, but if it doesn't need
it don't use it! Let the USER decide how much screen they want to give
it, don't demand that it be allowed to take the lot!


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