[MlMt] Tips to make custom (thread arcs) views easier?
mikebrasch at fastmail.fm
Sun Jun 5 18:44:34 UTC 2011
On 3 Jun 2011, at 0:57, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:
> Just a text editor, but I use one (TextMate) with syntax highlighting
> for plist files which makes it much easier to avoid syntax errors.
> Even for me it can be a bit of trial-and-error. There are also some
> bugs in the layout system which makes some configurations impossible.
> But don't get me wrong. I'm really glad when users try to use the
> layout system to personalize the GUI.
A view editor would be fine… anybody? :-))
> I have attached a plist file which almost does what you want. Due to
> one of the layout bugs I had to fix the width of the thread arcs view.
> You can change this width if you like to your preferred setting.
Oh, thank you very much. This is similarly that what I want.
> I also tried adding a shortcut for enabling/disabling the thread arcs
> view, but unfortunately that does not work for fixed width views. I
> didn't remove it though in case I fix the layout problem.
>> Thread arcs should reflect the read status. Is it possible to make it
>> myself via the .plist?
> No, there is no option to do that. I guess there could be some system
> for assigning colors to states like unread, flagged, etc. I'll think
> about that.
Oh, yes please. I think, the tool tips should also appear earlier and a
little bit clearly using newlines, for example:
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