[Bf-funboard] 4-column layout for editor-type menu

Ruth Ivimey-Cook ruth at ivimey.org
Fri Jul 5 15:22:58 CEST 2013

Sean Olson wrote:
> I like it so much!  Huge improvement!  I spend sooo much time browsing that
> menu that it's become silly, and this would make selection oodles faster.
Seems like a good improvement to me - I think. I would make two 
suggestions: Don't insist on the same column width for each: make it 
(length(longest element) + 20px or some such; and could the User Prefs 
and Info be put on the same line as "Editor Type", in a manner 
reminscent of a header?


> This one seems like a no brainer.
> Big +1.
> -Sean
> On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 3:01 AM, David Jeske <davidj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Some private discussion with Harley about multi-column layouts for the
>> editor-type selector led to some tweaking, and this result based on the
>> pattern in the Modifier multi-column menu...
>> http://www.pasteall.org/pic/show.php?id=54914
>> Thoughts?
>> ...it feels pretty good so far. While it technically moves the 3d-view
>> button further from the panel-button, it makes the other three primary
>> editors much easier to find despite always showing in the same orientation.
>> (instead of flipping like the old one).
>> Patch, and a bunch more commentary is here...
>> http://projects.blender.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=36015&group_id=9&atid=127
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