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Re: menu wishes for next version

From: <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 11:32:14 +0200
Message-Id: <199908200932.LAA19832@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: "John Russell" <VE3LL@RAC.CA>
cc: www-amaya@w3.org

Your advise is interesting for us but also for other users.
I suggest you to send this kind of request to www-amaya@w3.org in 
the future.

Other advantage is that the www-amaya mailing list is archived and
we can find out previous requests we couldn't deal with when they 
were posted.

In-reply-to: Your message of Thu, 19 Aug 1999 19:21:28 -0400."
             <199908192317.TAA20043@admin.cgocable.net> 
> [1] the dropdown menus is NOT the place to be creative...
> Every effort to follow the Windows scheme helps in user
> adaptation to program.  Wording should be as much in line with
> the standard as possible.  For example virtually every menu bar
> has File Edit and View as the first three items ---- a simple
> reordering would put Amaya in line with common practice.....
> 
> [2] Internet Explorer has File.Properties  and Netscape has
> View.Document Info   to show some information on the remote
> document such a create / modify  dates ..... These are used all
> the time to see if a site is actively maintaining their material
> or just 'dead in the water' .   A File menu item called properties
> could be added to Amaya to implement this.
> 
> john russell  VE3LL@RAC.CA
> 
> homepage: http://web.cgocable.net/~jrussel
> 

  Irene.
Received on Friday, 20 August 1999 05:32:18 UTC

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