[TxMt] UI

Sean Schertell sean at datafly.net
Thu Feb 9 01:41:38 UTC 2006

Personally, I really don't like multi-window interfaces.  Please  
don't clutter up textmate's beautiful one-window design with little  
floating palettes!  ;-)

On Feb 9, 2006, at 8:41 AM, Allan Odgaard wrote:

> On 8/2/2006, at 9:49, Nicholas Cole wrote:
>> [ Status bar action menu ]
>> […] Is there any way it could be made more obvious?
> I could add some gravitational pull and make it blink and howl as  
> the mouse gets pulled in ;)
> Seriously though, placing it in the top (as a tool bar item) with  
> the function pop-up is something I am likely going to do (partly  
> due to how the menus misbehave when the status bar is near the  
> bottom of the visible screen rectangle).
> I am aware of the panel (and drawer) ideas for bundle items  
> (brought up in this thread), though it does not address the main  
> issue here (that users may not find the action menu in the first  
> place).
> As to adding utility windows, that may come, but currently I'm not  
> too happy with the ideas I have for setting up that stuff, though  
> honestly I just haven't spent much time considering possible ways,  
> as I don't think it's the most pressing issue ATM, and I have some  
> more long-term plans of changing bundle “editing”, activation of  
> items, etc., and I plan to give the issue more thoughts at that time.
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