[jp] Re: Suggested feature

Adam Richard g4c9z at unb.ca
Mon Jan 31 09:08:18 EST 2005


Quoting Joerg Sommer <joerg at alea.gnuu.de>:

> Adam Richard <g4c9z at unb.ca> wrote:
> > Quoting Joerg Sommer <joerg at alea.gnuu.de>:
> >
> >> Adam Richard <g4c9z at unb.ca> wrote:
> >> > Quoting Ralph Alvy <ralvy at warpmail.net>:
> >> >
> >> >> I'd love to see a Go To button that would allow me to enter a date manually. 
> >> >> This would work around the problems some of us have getting JPilot to work 
> >> >> perfectly under GTK2.
> >> >
> >> > I agree that something like this would be good.  My suggestion is to allow the
> >> month to
> >> > be clicked which gives a drop-down list of months, and the year to be clicked
> >> which
> >> > gives a drop-down textbox for the user to type in a year.
> >> 
> >> Good idea. I would advocate this.
> >
> > On second thought, for the case of the year, it would be easier from a programming
> > perspective (and maybe even a usability perspective) to simply replace the label
> with a
> > textbox, and update whenever the contents change.
> 
> And the month? Do you see there any problems? 

I still think the month should be a dropdown list.

> And does this changes
> influence the dialog of "Begin On Date"? That would be great.

It looks like they both come from the same code, so I don't see why changing one
wouldn't change the other, which would indeed be good.



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