Difference between revisions of "Andrews Big Dialog Re-Design/OCAL"

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     - Altered the padding and packing of all widgets
 
     - Altered the padding and packing of all widgets
 
     - Added search entry with clear and search icons
 
     - Added search entry with clear and search icons
     - Added OCAL Logo overlay
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     - Added [http://www.openclipart.org/ Open Clip Art Library (OCAL)] Logo overlay
 
     - Put descriptions inline in list
 
     - Put descriptions inline in list
 
     - New preview widget that shows extra metadata
 
     - New preview widget that shows extra metadata

Latest revision as of 16:41, 2 December 2011

Changes

 * UI Redesign (which includes)
    - Altered the padding and packing of all widgets
    - Added search entry with clear and search icons
    - Added Open Clip Art Library (OCAL) Logo overlay
    - Put descriptions inline in list
    - New preview widget that shows extra metadata
    - New status widget to notify on errors/success etc.
    - Dialog is now persistent (retains state)
    - Better messages for the user
    - Changed title/menuitem to 'Import Clip Art'
 * Backend stuff (which includes)
    - Use new GFile API instead of depreciated GNOMEVFS
    - Use async methods so the UI isn't blocked
    - Use smaller, thumbnail images in the preview widget (save on bandwidth and increase speed)
    - Implement cancelling of operations
    - Put downloaded resources into one directory, from which we can use later
    - Big cleanup in terms of code

Screenshots

Ocal-dialog-normal-actual.png Ocal-dialog-no-results-actual.png Ocal-dialog-searching-actual.png Ocal-dialog-loading-actual.png Ocal-dialog-full-actual.png


Mockups

Ocal-dialog-normal.png Ocal-dialog-no-results.png Ocal-dialog-searching.png Ocal-dialog-loading.png Ocal-dialog-full.png