Interface question

Sarah Reichelt sarah.reichelt at
Wed Jun 11 19:28:02 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 9:08 AM, J. Landman Gay
<jacque at> wrote:
> I'm wondering how people would do this.
> I have two print layouts, "detail" and "list", and the user needs to be able
> to print data using the layout of their choice. I can think of three ways to
> allow this:
> 1. Have two Print menu items in the File menu, like this:
>   Print Detail View
>   Print List View
> 2. I could make a submenu from the Print menu item (but I don't think I've
> ever seen this done before):
>   Print -> Detail View
>            List View
> 3. Or I could put an option in the Preferences and Print would use whichever
> option was selected there. But this doesn't sound very intuitive to me, and
> forces the user to go to Prefs to change it each time.

I would go with option 1. Option 2 is OK, but I don't like option 3.


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