Req: UI improvement

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Req: UI improvement

Post by Bilbo47 » 2019-07-12, 19:28

Here's an easy usability improvement: Right-clicking a tab opens the context menu for that channel. That menu needs to have an item which goes right to the Preferences for that channel. That way, people can access the 'Message Notifications' and 'Logging' etc settings for that channel in two clicks, instead of going Menu / Ambassador / Preferences and then scrolling down to the channel.

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Re: Req: UI improvement

Post by Isengrim » 2019-07-12, 22:28

Opening the preferences window should already select the preference item in the tree for the current view, so adding a per-tab menu item for it would be kind of redundant. If going through the menu bar is inconvenient, you can always type this command:

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Re: Req: UI improvement

Post by Bilbo47 » 2019-07-16, 01:18

Okay, thanks. Redundancy is the hallmark of a flexible UI, which supports several ways of doing the same thing. If there were only one way to do something, then it would be a Mac-like experience. Would an Add-on be able to add arbitrary menu items to execute arbitrary UI code, like 'open a new tab/channel' or 'execute a script'?

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