[tomboy-list] Search Notes - Suggestions
pionchon.luc at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 07:39:41 PDT 2011
On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 00:27, Jared Jennings <jaredljennings at gmail.com>wrote:
> I agree, the preview pane is not really useful, but I didn't want to write
> an editor. I like your thumbnail idea though. Maybe a choice could be made
> between list and thumbnail view, as is done in other File Explorer programs
> and such.
For inspiration, here is an old baby of mine (2004 / iPAQ). A notebook of
sketches, composed by a selection window (list or icon views) and a
sketchpad. Even when a note would grow significantly, the thumbnail was
quite recognizable. I could dig out of the web underground a few screen
> Valid point about the note list size.
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM, Luc Pionchon <pionchon.luc at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I don't fully understand what is the purpose of the preview?
>> As notes open in a snappy way, and then are fully editable.
>> As preview, it may be interesting to explore the use of thumbnailed notes,
>> 10 or 20 times smaller, to ~50px large. It would gives a visual signature to
>> each note which is easily recognizable.
>> I think you should not restrict the lenght of the note list.
>> (IMHO, the next step would be to write down a few use cases.)
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