Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of GUIGuide


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Mar 7, 2011, 9:56:55 PM (9 years ago)
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    77Hopefully this guide will help you design better graphical user interfaces for small screens, namely when the window manager behaves as Enlightenment (with Illume2).
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    9 == No UI Clutter ==
     9== No UI Clutter! ==
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    1111Whenever possible, try to hide buttons, toolbars, and other unimportant GUI elements.
     
    1313Focus on what your application is for, and use the screen as best as you can.
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    15 As an example, here's ElmDentica's main screen. ElmDentica is a [http://status.net/ StatusNet] client application, mainly focused on [http://identi.ca/ Identica], which is a distributed and federated Twitter like clone, which is Free Software (yay).
     15As an example, here's ElmDentica's main screen. [http://trac.enlightenment.org/e/wiki/Elmdentica ElmDentica] is a [http://status.net/ StatusNet] client application, mainly focused on [http://identi.ca/ Identica], which is a distributed and federated Twitter like clone, which is Free Software (yay).
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    17 == No Close Button ==
     17[[Image(main_win.png,align=center)]]
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     19The *main* action most people do with such an application is not posting, (that's the second most important action) but reading, so the screen area is dedicated to showing as much as possible of the statuses list.
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     21An image viewing program should display images on full window, preferably autorotating the image so it fits the best possible way to the screen's dimensions.
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     23== No Close Button! ==
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     25Do not use a close button. It will only hurt the ''