GNOME Human Interface Guidelines (GNOME 2). Available Versions: · .3 · · · · · · Same documents, formatted as a. GNOME Human Interface Guidelines. Goals; Resources and Planning; Draft Content; Redundant Content. The primary role of the HIG is to. GNOME Human Interface Guidelines · Controls. A frame is a box with a title that you can draw around controls to organise them into functional groups.
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If you want to make all or part of your statusbar interactive, use the following conventions:. This website is available in inetrface languages Switch Language.
Send feedback about this page. About Users Administrators Developers. Forgive the User 1. Placing Entries in the Applications Menu 2. Interface elements – guidance on the various interface elements, such as buttons, switches, and sliders, that you can use in your application.
In Figurethe dialog on the left presents labels which are not left-aligned. This is advantageous because it physically separates dissimilar controls, and also avoids repetition of the frame’s label in individual interrace control labels.
Application basics Gnomme application behavior and characteristics. Progress Bars Frames and Separators. Keyboard input Keyboard navigation, access and shortcut keys. Designing a Menu 4.
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It is recommended that you familiarize yourself with them. Using frames with visible borders to separate groups within a window is deprecated. This website is available in many languages Switch Language. Responding to User Requests 7. Placement of visual components in an application is important because relationships between elements are indicated by their positions. A frame is a box with a title that you can draw around controls to organise them into inteface groups.
Use statusbars only in application or document windows. As the labels are all similar in length, they should be left-aligned. Kinds of Icons 9. The user may therefore never see anything you display there, unless they know when and where to look for it.
Go to page content Go to main menu Go to the search field. Typography Advice on font sizes, weights and styles, as well as special characters. Go to page content Go to main menu Go to the search field. This way, when something interesting does appear in the statusbar, the user is more likely to notice it. Subclasses of GtkStatusbar should use the drag handle provided by that class. Design for People 1. They have three main sections: Pointer and touch input Mouse, touchpad and touchscreen interaction.
Visual layout Arranging elements within user interfaces.
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They include sections on humah design principles, as well as guidance on themes like writing style and artwork. If most of the labels in a group greatly differ in length, right-align them instead, so that the controls do not end up too far away from their corresponding labels. Text Entry Fields 6.