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Re: HIGification of dialog boxes

On 17 Jul 2003, Krzysztof Foltman wrote:
> As someone from #usability noticed, most in dialog boxes in Dia are
> completely HIG-uncompliant button order-wise. I could try to do the
> gruntwork and fix them, but I'm not sure if I should make attribute
> dialogs instant-apply (with only Close button) or explicit apply (Try,
> Cancel, OK).
> Any opinions ? (I'd go for instant apply, as changing attributes or
> defaults for attributes is not - in my opinion - "irreversible,
> destructive or otherwise inconvenient to the user").

Well, you saw the ensuing discussion about how to have undo for properties
apply.  For now make it explicit apply to avoid having to change a whole
lot.  It should be an almost trivial patch that way, not a change to a
number of underlying things.


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