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Subject: Re: how should the settings screen work?

Re: how should the settings screen work?

From: Ryan Sawhill <ryan_at_b19.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 07:03:54 -0400

I vote for #4 also.
Check marks aren't that bad though...

On 9/26/06, Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> First off, I would vote for the "little-tick" option-set
> However I would propose option 5
> RIGHT = move tick; ON = move+exit; LEFT = exit; OFF = cancel+exit
> but unless people think ^that^ idea is kewl, I suppose it's a vote
> for user-configurable keys :(
>
> BC
>
> At 11:10 26/09/2006, you wrote:
> >ok, time to solve this once and for all...
> >
> >we have 3 (possibly 4) options on what each key should do in the
> >setings screen, and I would really like to get a final answer on how
> >it should work.
> >
> >1) like it was before actions. left and right both accept the setting
> >and exit, off cancels and on accepts
> >2) like it is now, off and left both cancel and exit, right and on
> >accept and exit
> >
> >the next 2 options require lowlights patch which adds a little tick
> >icon next to the currently selected option, but i cant find the link
> >and i dont tihnk its on FS :( (you can see a screenshot of what it
> >looks like @ http://users.monash.edu.au/~jdgor1/screeny.bmp )
> >
> >3) on - move the tick (i.e change the selection) and say in the
> >screen, left/off exit the screen using whatever is the ticked option
> >for the setting.
> >
> >4) LEFT cancels, RIGHT applies and backs out, SELECT applies and stays
> >in the menu without any splashes at all?
> >
> >So, which option do we go for?
> >OR, do we add an option to allow all 4 (or 3 or 2) of them and just
> >argue about which shuold be default?
>
>
Received on 2006-09-26


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