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Re: [StrongED] Re: / Tabs



In message <059ddbee55.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>
          Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <mpro.oi5ev002t4bik053t.lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Steve Fryatt <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> On 12 Dec, Tim Hill wrote in message
>>     <55ed0a3c71tim@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> 
>>> In article <mpro.oi18vd0d75u1y01yh.lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Steve Fryatt
>>> <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>
>>>> The Style Guide gives a number of options, but tabs aren't one of them.
>>> 
>>> Tabs hadn't caught on when they wrote the style guide.
>> 
>> They had by the time the latest guide came out last year (or the year
>> before)...

> On other OSes but not on RISC OS which might be why the new style guide
> doesn't mention them. Does the new style guide say anything about how to
> implement a choices window with lots of options?

> Personally I find tabs okay as long as there's only a single row of
> them. They fit in nicely with the toolbox philosophy as they hide the
> complexities of working with nested windows.

Not like the tabs in Windows users properties - three rows, and when 
you click one that entire row swaps to the bottom row. confusing...

> The Clipboard module is being used for the same reason - hide the
> technical aspects and make the code smaller and easier to read.

> Cheers,
> Fred.



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