[Qt-creator] Lost in 4.2
imikejackson at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 16:51:30 CET 2016
Rule 1: "new" way of doing user interfaces dictates that in no way
should the UI widgets indicate that they can be clicked, moved or
interacted with. It is entirely up to the user to simply click all over
the interface until some hidden menu shows up or something happens.
Rule 2: Ensure the contrast of user interface elements, especially
text, is so light as to alienate anyone with poor eyesight.
Rule 3: It is your design. You worked *hard* on it. It should be
*hard* to use.
Yes, I'm "old". Yes, I'm angry about the decline in usability of apps in
general over the last few years. QtCreator, where I spend 95% of my time
each day, going down in usability does not make me happy and only serves
to push me somewhere else. I had emailed about the scrollbars on Windows
and Linux which are so light in contrast they are very difficult to
figure out where the "handle" is at.
Mike Jackson [mike.jackson at bluequartz.net]
Jason H wrote:
> What about the attached UI says that you can right click on Build& Run?
> It just looks like bold text.
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