[RCD] New look of compose and message screens
usselmann.m at icg-online.de
Mon Sep 10 11:31:04 CEST 2012
Am 10.09.2012 08:44, schrieb A.L.E.C:
> On 09/09/2012 08:30 PM, Thomas Bruederli wrote:
>> I really don't see an improvement in the new
>> expand-all-options-and-headers-at-once solution you're proposing for
>> the compose screen. There are several levels of "expansion" in the
>> current compose screen (so as they where in the old skin). It's
>> that one wants to add a CC or BCC field when composing a new
>> This level of extensibility is perfectly covered with the (+) Add
>> links we now have. More advanced options are hidden in the area
>> headers and the body. I use them way less than adding a CC.
>> it makes sense to me, to have them in a different location and
>> by a separate Options button. Since they mostly affect message
>> the location of this options palette is IMO just right.
> In my opinion in the old skin (and larry) the "Add CC" and others
> were added because lack of vertical space, but ok.
It also more intuitive for the user. I want to add a Cc: very often and
immediately seen an option which allows me to do this.
> We can add these
> links back and keep new design. No problem.
Yes, please. :-)
>> You now propose to expand everything on one click and smash a
>> of options into a dummy user's face who just wants to add a CC line.
>> That's a regression and not an optimization to me.
> Hey, it's less clicks in the end. Why we can display all options at a
In my option it's more confusing if I only want to add a Cc: and
the screen changes completely and I see many new fields I don't need at
> Because now we have a scroller, so displaying big area of headers
> + options doesn't make the body textarea smaller.
The scroller is a good idea, but still, I have to use it (additional
movements, clicks) to see a bigger part of the text.
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