[Bug 35544] Session-properties : UI suggestions

Trouilliez vincent vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr
Sun Mar 19 04:16:24 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Affects: gnome-session (Ubuntu)
       Severity: Normal
       Priority: (none set)
         Status: Unconfirmed

in gnome-session-properties, I think the UI of the third/last tab could

I see two problems:

1) The enable/disable button serves both as an input and output widget,
that's confusing. It's not natural to use a button to display

2) You don't know what start-up program is disabled or enabled when
looking at the list. You have to click on each of the mone by one, and
watch the button. Not very practical...


- add a column in the list, to display a red/green icon to the left of
each program. This way you can easily see the status of each program.
This also makes the icons in the button redundant, so they can be
removed (or replaced with a different icon, that doesn't change)

- alternatively, remove the disable/enable button altogther, and replace
the flags in the column, by check boxes.

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