JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com
Mon Mar 27 14:33:38 EST 2006
Thanks, Richard... I'm using a floating palette that has a number of
universal buttons. I could use a disclosure button and drop the bottom of
the palette to reveal the buttons specific to the card data. How does that
on 3/27/06 3:21 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Jim Carwardine wrote:
>> I have an app that has quite a few buttons on each card that, after the
>> initial setup of the card data, don't need to be clicked again. I'd like to
>> hide the buttons under a cover or in a drawer so they don't clutter up the
>> card. I am wondering what structure to use to be consistent in an
>> x-platform environment. Do the PC apps have drawers? Should I make up a
>> cover graphic like the door over the VCR buttons? What would meet the
>> common expectation of both sets of users?
> Drawers are cool, but are limited to OS X.
> Fortunately OS X also recommends disclose triangles and buttons:
> These controls are nearly universal, so you can implement it once and
> satisfy users on all your target platforms.
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