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Re: Quicklaunch mockuo



On Mon, 2008-06-02 at 23:14 +0200, Mark wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> Hosted it here:
> http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=82467
> 
> This mockup shows my idea of a quicklaunch. With today\\\'s
> quicklaunch you have several icons always in your screen while you
> probably just use a few of them and and wouldn't mind them being gone
> when you don't usThis mockup shows my idea of a quicklaunch. With
> today's quicklaunch you have several icons always in your screen while
> you probably just use a few of them and and wouldn't mind them being
> gone when you don't use it.
> 
> What you see.
> My idea here is that when you move your mouse to the lower left corner
> of your screen that you will get this popup cloud which will show you
> the available quicklaunch applications and will vanish once you move
> your mouse out of the popup area.
> 
> Is this possible to make?
> Deffinately yes!
> In compiz fusion you can push your mouse to the upper right corner
> that will give you a alternative ALT + TAB so that idea can be used
> for the lower left as well. This popup dialog can probably be made in
> pure GTK+ only but then won\\\'t have the black drop down shadow
> (obviously).
> 
> Why in the lower left corner?
> Well, somehow whenever i want to start a application from the
> quicklaunch applet i tend to go to the lower left corner for whatever
> reason.. so it's probably intuitive (atleast for me) to go to the
> lowerleft corner if you want to start an application quickly.
> 
> So what do you think of this mockup?e it.
> 
> What you see.
> My idea here is that when you move your mouse to the lower left corner
> of your screen that you will get this popup cloud which will show you
> the available quicklaunch applications and will vanish once you move
> your mouse out of the popup area.
> 
> Is this possible to make?
> Definitely yes!
> In compiz fusion you can push your mouse to the upper right corner
> that will give you a alternative ALT + TAB so that idea can be used
> for the lower left as well. This popup dialog can probably be made in
> pure GTK+ only but then won't have the black drop down shadow
> (obviously).
> 
> Why in the lower left corner?
> Well, somehow whenever i want to start a application from the
> quicklaunch applet i tend to go to the lower left corner for whatever
> reason.. so it's probably intuitive (atleast for me) to go to the
> lowerleft corner if you want to start an application quickly.
> 
> So what do you think of this mockup?
> 
I cannot help but to ask, was there some fishy (unintentional)
copy&paste done here? There is a lot of text written twice and I find it
rather hard to follow, though with some effort I can get what you are
trying to say ;-)

Martin

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