Difference between revisions of "Common Human Interface Guideline"

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== screen edges ==
 
== screen edges ==
 
== mouse ==
 
== mouse ==
;click to focus
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; click to focus/focus follows mouse
;focus follows mouse
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: These are the two common options but it is fairly obvious which is selected as default, so either would be ok.
;double-click to open/execute
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; single/{{highlight|double-click}} to open/execute
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: Both Windows and MacOS have preferred double-click.

Revision as of 16:37, 29 August 2012

The purpose of this page is to help direct the defaults given for all of the available desktops (un/supported) so that the initial configuration is more intuitive, reasonable, usable, and non-jarring. The intent is not to emulate Mac or Windows, however, some things may be widely accepted enough to consider.

screen edges

mouse

click to focus/focus follows mouse
These are the two common options but it is fairly obvious which is selected as default, so either would be ok.
single/double-click to open/execute
Both Windows and MacOS have preferred double-click.