little list of proposal for maverick from kubuntu italian users
fatbuttlarry at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 01:11:36 BST 2010
I don't have much to add except, the group at Ubuntu-it have excellent
constructive criticism, and I find these back-and-fourth conversations are
> Is there a reason button text must only be a single line?
The growing trend seems to be to eliminate as much text as
the interface. It puzzles me that in 2010, interfaces such as Dolphin
still need to spell out the words "Back" and "Forward", or that Layout
buttons such as Icons, Details, Columns, Split would be 80% of a Dolphin
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Sebastian Kügler <sebas at kde.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 June 2010 15:11:52 Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > On Wednesday, June 30, 2010 8:44:32 am Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> > > You can tell a QLable (for example) to become as big as the text it
> > > holds, but in order to prevent it from growing too big (stealing the
> > > space from a more important widget or overflowing the screen's
> > > dimensions), you should also limit its size. This is a problem
> > > between translation and UI design, and cannot be solved completely,
> > > made less severe by translators avoiding long translations (which is of
> > > course also not possible).
> > Text wrap could help too. Is there a reason button text must only be a
> > single line?
> It's in principle the same problem, but moved from horizontal to vertical.
> can alleviate the specific bug though).
> What the best solution is, depends on the case, hence those bugs need to be
> reported individually (i.e. per Label that doesn't fit).
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