Checkboxes

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat May 3 15:04:59 EDT 2014


On 03/05/14 21:52, Peter Bogdanoff wrote:
> So radio buttons would have the "pushed" property?
>
> Peter

Why not?

After all a GUI does use a physical metaphor.

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I suppose the CLEVER thing would be to make 'pushed' and 'checked' 
synonyms of 'hilite'.

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Richmond.

>
> On May 3, 2014, at 11:48 AM, Richmond wrote:
>
>> On 03/05/14 21:45, Dar Scott wrote:
>>> That reminds me…
>>>
>>> What do folks think of making the text of a checkbox either “checked” or “unchecked” depending on the highlight?
>>>
>>> So kids (and I) can write….
>>>
>>> if button “multiplayer” is “checked” then
>>>>>> end if
>>>
>>> What about allowing button mode in object references?  That might be harder.
>>>
>>> If check box “multiplayer” is “unchecked” then
>>>>>> end if
>>>
>>> Are these worth asking for?
>>>
>>> Dar
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Why not keep things simple and have something like this? :
>>
>> if the checked of btn "checkup" is true then
>>
>> 'checked' seems to make perfect sense and it keeps the standard syntax for properties.
>>
>> Certainly a lot more intuitive than 'hilite'; which, frankly makes me think of grey-haired ladies
>> going for a blue rinse . . . LOL
>>
>> Richmond.
>>
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