improving usability of the 'recent documents' menu

Sivan Green sivan at
Mon Dec 19 19:48:05 GMT 2005

On 15:36, Mon 19 Dec 05, ?ivind Hoel wrote:
> On 12/19/05, Ryan Lortie <desrt at> wrote:
> > I realised today that I really don't use the "recent documents" feature
> > of the Places menu at all.
> >
> > I think the reason for this is that the menu item is in a really
> > inconvenient place and barely recognisable at all.
> I actually use the recent documents menu quite a lot, and find the
> bottom placement quite useful, as it's easier to point at the last
> entry in a menu than somewhere deep in the middle trenches.

I agree, over the years I have gotten used to the location
of recent docs menu item, in many systems I have worked with
to be located at the end of the menu drop down. It looks
logical to me to have it there, and I think it would confuse
if those were moved upwards.


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