[Design] Re: Clarification
mimi at osafoundation.org
Wed Aug 2 13:44:33 PDT 2006
On Aug 2, 2006, at 1:23 PM, John Anderson wrote:
> Mimi Yin wrote:
>>> If so, then what about when you have multiple "Out of the Box"
>>> collections selected? Does the summary view display the last
>>> selected collection?
>> You can't. The checkbox-rollover / overlay widget is disabled for
>> OOTB collection.
> Currently shift-click in tables, e.g. the sidebar, adds to the
> selection, so it is possible to have multiple collections selected.
> This is useful for deleting multiple user collections, among other
I think we want to disable this feature because it adds complexity to
the whole issue of visually distinguishing between "the selected
calendar that is on top" versus "overlayed calendars that are
1. Users won't be able to delete OOTB collections
2. Deleting multiple user-defined collections will be a relatively
rare use case...
How do you feel about disabling shift-click in the sidebar?
>>> As an alternative to graying out the checked collections when an
>>> "Out of the Box" collection is selected, how about unchecking
>>> them (unselecting "Out of the Box" collections would restore the
>>> previous checked state).
>> What is your thinking behind this proposal? Currently when focus
>> shifts from one pane to another (e.g. sidebar to summary pane and
>> vice versa), we don't get rid of the selection, instead we dim it
> I was thinking of something different: Suppose you have a "User"
> collection checked. When you select an "Out of the Box" collection
> the "User" collection's check would disappear. If you unselected
> the "Out of the Box" collection the "User" collection's check would
> However, I'm inclined to go with the proposal below because it
> seems easier to implement.
Okay, sounds like we're in agreement then.
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