[Bf-committers] Patch: Panel Show Triangle

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 07:54:42 CEST 2013

On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 7:01 AM, David Jeske <davidj at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 9:02 PM, koil . <dd4567 at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
>> People do argue that a indicator is required, to show if the panel is open
>> or not.
>> That is why the patch has the option to show the triangle, and by default
>> it is set to show.
>> So adding this patch, wouldnt change anything to the default appearance of
>> blender.
>> This patch adds the option, in user preferences theme, to not show the
>> triangle, if desired.
> Seems like we could try to spend some time trying to come up with a style
> which is less cluttered (aka removes the triangle) but also provides clear
> feedback on whether the panel is open or not -- and avoid an unnecessary
> user-setting. Let's chat about it on bf-funboard.

There are a lot of places that could be improved.  For example I never
know if Link To Selection is on or off based on looking at the button.
Perhaps because I think of it as the See Through button and turning it
white turns it on. Very confusing.

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