[RCD] Larry: toolbar button groups

Thomas Bruederli thomas at roundcube.net
Wed Jul 11 15:38:44 CEST 2012


Panagiotis Christias wrote:
> On 6/7/2012 14:42, Cor Bosman wrote:
>>>> This does bring me to another issue. Wouldnt it be possible to
>>>> actually make the whole site have a min-width, so if you go below
>>>> that width, you get a scrollbar? Right now (in default and larry
>>>> skin) rc pretty much becomes useless below a certain width.
>>> Definitely worth a try. But would it really be more usable if
>>> there's a horizontal scrollbar?
>> Dunno, but it's 1 complaint we get. users seem to interpret it as a
>> bug that the icons become unreachable when the search form moves over
>> it. Telling them the site needs a minimal width only gets us very
>> little sympathy :) Showing that minimal width may be an option. It
>> doesnt make the site more usable probably. I dont know which of the 2
>> is worse.
> 
> I would like to second that. From our experience, users would consider 
> any such site/page/app just "broken", while the horizontal scrollbar is 
> a clear, and familiar from other sites too, indication that *they* need 
> to resize *their* window.

FYI: toolbar groups are gone and min width is forced in latest git master.

~Thomas



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