[Cuis-dev] FileListWindow usability

Juan Vuletich juan at jvuletich.org
Thu Oct 14 08:32:27 PDT 2021

On 10/14/2021 6:57 AM, Hilaire Fernandes via Cuis-dev wrote:
> Hi Juan,
> I am looking and learning FileListWindow and FileList classes to use 
> it for DrGeo.
> There is two usability concerns I found:
>     * To activate the pattern you need to save-it with Ctrl-s. It is
>       not a discoverable feature. May be an auto update, or a small
>       (filter) button...

Your suggestion (separate email) is at gitHub now. Truth is that 
FileList really needs a multi-column list widget...

>     * The file list, depending on how you sort, change how a file
>       entry is presented. For me it should always be the same:
>       "fileName - Date - size". I looked at method
>       fileNameFormattedFrom:namePad:sizePad:sizeWithCommasPad:  See
>       screenshot
> I will try to play with its code

Pushed the simplest patch to GitHub.Truth is that FileList really needs 
a multi-column list widget...

> Hilaire
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Juan Vuletich

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