[Bug 34883] Bad UI design in 'View as' button

LKRaider paul at eipper.com.br
Tue Mar 14 12:54:19 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Affects: nautilus (Ubuntu)
       Severity: Normal
       Priority: (none set)
         Status: Unconfirmed

The big "View as (Icons/List)" button is a good example of a bad case of
UI design. Apart from being text-only, the functionality it offers could
be easily replaced by one smaller, graphical, switching button that
would work for every click.

Currently, you have to make two clicks to change the view, and it always
shows two options, when you really just can select one of them that will
have any effect at all.

This shows how much the UI team is tied to old historical UI design

Please forward this upstream for consideration.

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