Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#3717 closed enhancement (fixed)

Remove "Fonts" tab from Fonts preferences applet

Reported by: koki Owned by: stippi
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: User Interface Version: R1/pre-alpha1
Keywords: Cc: mdisreali@…
Blocked By: Blocking: #3716
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

Unless I am missing something, the "Fonts" tab in the Fonts preferences applet (see attachment) does not seem to serve any purpose. If that is the case, it would make sense to remove it.

Fonts is missing under the Preferences component in Trac, so using User Interface instead; feel free to change.

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2009-04-08_fonts-pref.png (25.3 KB) - added by koki 10 years ago.
Fonts preferences applet

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Change History (6)

Changed 10 years ago by koki

Attachment: 2009-04-08_fonts-pref.png added

Fonts preferences applet

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by anevilyak

Blocking: 3716 added

(In #3716) Closing this one as #3717 has more info.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Disreali

Cc: mdisreali@… added

I BeOS, the Fonts pref had the 'Fonts' tab and a 'Cache' tab. If a cache tab, or another font utility is to added at some point in the future, it might be more economical to leave it as it is.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by koki

@mdisraeli

That would make sense. If that will be in fact the case, perhaps this bug report can then be closed.

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by stippi

There will be more options in the future, like configuring overlays and such. When the Font preflet is rewritten to use the layout-management (some work is being done), then it would be easy to comment out the tab-view in the layout tree for now. Leaving this ticket open until then...

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by stpere

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

I implemented this suggestion in hrev30594. It will be easy to revert to the tabView when more tabs are needed in the future.

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