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Re: [yast-devel] Wizard dialogs without help?
  • From: Stanislav Visnovsky <visnov@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 11:44:37 +0200
  • Message-id: <200706281144.37721.visnov@xxxxxxx>
Dňa Št 28. Jún 2007 09:56 Johannes Meixner napísal:
> Hello,
>
> for HackWeek I am working on an experimental YaST module, see
> http://idea.opensuse.org/content/ideas/usable-printer-setup-tool
>
> Currently I use for the dialogs something like
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> Wizard::SetContentsButtons ( caption,
>                              contents,
>                              HELPS["basic_add_dialog"]:"",
>                              Label::BackButton(),
>                              Label::NextButton()
>                            );
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Is it possible to get Wizard dialogs without help sub-window?
> I.e. have full-screen contents?

I think running yast with --debug-embedding as a server parameter 
(e.g. 'y2base your.ycp qt --debug-embedding') should hide help.

Stano

>
>
> Reason 1:
> My superb new innovative dialogs (TM) are fully self-explanatory
> so that there is no need for any help text at all.
>
> Reason 2:
> I read in books from usability experts that a UI is very likely
> bad designed when explanation texts (aka. help texts) are needed.
>
> Reason 3:
> My superb new innovative dialogs (TM) are perfectly designed ;-)
>
>
> Kind Regards
> Johannes Meixner
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