[Freeciv-Dev] Re: city report patch ver 3
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On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 12:20:00PM +0100, Christian Knoke wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 08:55:12AM +0100, Raimar Falke wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 11:10:05PM -0600, Mike Kaufman wrote:
> > > attached is the third (and last?) go around for this patch
> > >
> > > what it does now:
> > > - give change/select buildings/units/wonders their own submenus
> > > - remove refresh button
> > > - move change all button to change menu
> > > - add select options for currently building buildings/units/wonders
> > >
> > > see what you think.
> I think: Great!
> > You now need to select at least one city to use change all.
> Just deselect all menu items except "Change all" instead of
> the deselect the "Change" button?
> > > +#define IMPRS 1
> > > +#define WONDERS 2
> > > +#define UNITS 3
> > Please use an enum.
> One thing comes to my mind, what might confuse any newbies:
> You can't see from the "center", "popup", and "buy" buttons,
> that they perform their action at once rather then offering a menu.
> This is painful in case of the buy button, and annoying in case of the
> popup button (so many new windows ...). - What is the correct/best way
> to make it clearer? An exclamation mark? i.e. "Buy!", "Popup!" ?
The canonical solution is IMHO to append "..." to the other
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