[Lazarus] Menu caption standards
juha.manninen62 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 09:06:07 CEST 2011
Graeme Geldenhuys kirjoitti tiistai, 19. huhtikuuta 2011 09:35:01:
> On 19/04/2011 01:08, Flávio Etrusco wrote:
> > so it should be used for
> > any menu that invokes a dialog, no matter it's modal or not.
> That's not the case in Mozilla Thunderbird. Only modal dialogs have the
> ellipsis in the menu item. Examples:
> * 'Tools > Preferences' does not.
> * 'File > New > Message' does not.
> * 'File > Print' does because it is modal.
Yes, the conventions are not very strict in this case.
Now the use of 3 dots In Lazarus is more consistent than it used to be.
I can add the dots also to all View-menu items + other places that show
dialogs, if it's the preferred way. What do others say?
User interfaces are difficult to design because there is no single right
solution, it is always a matter of opinion.
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