[jsword-devel] Another big checkin
dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 29 19:00:04 MST 2004
I noticed a couple of problems.
Hyperlinking to Strongs does not work from KJV w/ Strongs.
Blurring does not work right. I had not used blur from the right hand
pane before, as I used the menu (where it no long is found). I can get
used to the change. For accessibility reasons (i.e. for those that
don't/can't use a mouse, having menu options is really helpful).
Other than that it looks pretty solid. I will be doing some regression
testing to see if I find anything else.
See below for feedback.
Joe Walker wrote:
> In BibleDesktop:
> - I've simplified the UI by getting rid of as much window decoration as
> possible. The UI now looks a lot cleaner. Feedback appreciated.
Looks better and redraws faster on a slow machine.
> - I've also simplified the UI by making the Dictionary reference pane
> support Commentaries, and then removing the CommentaryPane. This makes
> things much simpler to look at. Again feedback appreciated.
Better use of real estate. Can see more at a time. This will be better
when, the dictionaries and commentaries are more fully integrated into
the program (as is listed for post 1.0 in bugs.txt).
> - I created some new icons for Books/Dicts/etc for display in book
> lists. Useful given the above.
> - As an experiment I've turned the toolbar off. In the real world it is
> virtually useless, our UI is so simple that we don't need lots of
> complex toolbars. However maybe visually a toolbar is a good idea?
> Feedback appreciated.
I have code which makes the tool bar a user option. Again, having a
toolbar is good for accessibility. I personally don't like them as they
take up too much real estate.
> - playing with the native browser component from jdesktop (java.net).
> It's in the limbo directory because it doesn't work, but you can enable
> it by editing the BookDataDisplay resource file. Given time it could
> give us better display using a real web browser. The downside is that it
> is AWT so there are be issues with it chopping menus.
> I fixed (I think) the Verse in-not-a Key problem by making it a Key.
> This is probably not the best solution, but it is simple and avoids
> another big refactoring effort. The correct solution is probably to
> split the Key interface as DM suggested into a mutable structure
> interface and an immutable node interface.
> I've also applied the Bitwise passage bug fix, thanks DM.
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